May 2018 Business Matters Newsletter

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Bay area company expands operations in Roseville

Corefact, the leading company in advanced printing and online marketing solutions for the real estate and mortgage industries, announced its expansion with a new location in Roseville. The new space houses all of the company’s engineering and technology groups, and a portion of the company’s sales team.

Read more here.

California State Capitol

State of California working on jobs bill

The State of California has been working to develop an inclusive, statewide economic development strategy. California—AB 2596 has been crafted to create a comprehensive agenda and framework for inclusive statewide and regional economic growth.

The City of Roseville supports the bill because it would create a statewide economic development plan that will increase California’s competitiveness and help regions across the state. 

The Sacramento Bee recently published an op-ed discussing the framework and importance of the bill.

Read more here.

Roseville 2018

Roseville 2018

Each year, the Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual event to promote business in Roseville. At this year’s event, Roseville 2018, Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan and City Manager Rob Jensen highlighted the economic outlook for the City in their keynote address.

It includes good news along with several challenges – most notably our city revenues and budget. The City is at a crossroads, with slowing revenue growth, rising expenses, and potentially large cuts to city services looming. 

You can watch a video highlight of the event or listen to a podcast of the speech.

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Downtown Bridges & Trail Project update

It will soon be easier to bike and walk throughout Downtown Roseville. Construction on the Downtown Bridges & Trail Project begins this spring and will continue into 2019. Improvements include:

  • Continuation of the multi-use trail into Royer Park, resulting in a continuous 6-mile long off-street trail from Sierra College Boulevard to Darling Way
  • Refurbishment and rotation of the Rube Nelson “Ice House” Bridge
  • Construction of the Taylor Street pedestrian bridge, connecting Royer Park to the Downtown Library
  • A new downtown pedestrian bridge, connecting Royer Park and the Vernon Street Town Square

Read more here.

Oak Street Parking Garage

Oak Street Parking Garage update

The new garage is nearing completion and is anticipated to be open to the public in late June. Final finishes are being made, including the installation of new laminated glass in the elevator, concrete coating, and final elevator and building inspections.  

When completed, the garage will provide entrances accessible from Vernon Street and Oak Street and exits to Lincoln Street and Oak Street. The garage will provide 429 free parking spaces in a 7 level structure. It will include 9 handicap accessible spaces, 6 electric vehicle chargers, 32 clean air vehicle/carpool spaces, 11 motorcycle spaces, 24 bicycle spaces.

Fire Station 1, May 21, 2018

Fire Station 1 update

Construction is nearing completion on the new Fire Station 1 located at 80 Lincoln Street. When completed, fire response personnel and equipment will move from the existing station at 401 Oak Street to the new station. Crews are anticipated to begin working out of the new station beginning May 29.

Roseville Jazz Day

Join the excitement at Roseville Jazz Day

Roseville Jazz Day will take place on Vernon Street in Roseville. The headliner will be 10-time Grammy-winning vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer. Also appearing, trumpeter Mike Vax from the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, members of the Count Basie Orchestra, and 22 other regional and local jazz groups, all at seven venues.

Capitol Public Radio recently spoke with Rocklin pianist Jim Martinez about the festivities.

Read more here.

In the News: New future planned for Roseville Sears store site with more than $20 million project

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According to this Business Journal article, Reel Poké Cove will join the dining court on the Westfield Galleria at Roseville's second level, filling a 793-square-foot space previously occupied by Aria Kabob Cuisine. The locally owned eatery will be the first location for Reel Poké Cove. Tenant Improvements permits are underway.

RV Travel World

RV Travel World is processing a certificate of occupancy for 2020 Taylor Rd., Building C. Find a broad sales selection of quality new and used RVs, travel trailers, fifth wheels and toy haulers. They are a dealer that tries to offer something for just about every budget.

Sunfinity Solar

Sunfinity Solar was issued a certificate of occupancy for 1430 Blue Oaks Blvd., Suite 220. Sunfinity Solar company was founded by renewable energy experts who believe the energy we use should be both clean and affordable.

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AAA Auto and Service Center at 1161 Galleria Blvd., formerly Sears Auto Center, is processing tenant improvements valued at $200,000 for the DMV, life insurance, and storefront portions of the project.