The San Joaquin Partnership is a non-profit, private-public economic development corporation assisting business & industry to locate into San Joaquin County, California, including the Cities of Escalon, Lathrop, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Stockton and Tracy. Location and expansion services are provided directly to the company and/or indirectly to their site consultant or real estate brokerage
UPDATE, 3:30 p.m., 3/28/2012: This story has been updated with more quotes from the March 28 event.
STOCKTON – The economic atmosphere has improved in San Joaquin County in jobs and total industry output.
That is what business leaders heard this morning at the annual joint meeting of the San Joaquin Partnership and Business Council Inc. at the Stockton Golf and Country Club.
“The San Joaquin Partnership had impressive success in 2011 compared with 2010,” read a portion of the annual report handed out at the breakfast meeting. “The 2011 job totals nearly doubled that of 2010 along with labor income. … The 1992-2011 impacts also improved with total industry output increasing by approximately $1 billion."
“These impact studies indicate that the economic atmosphere in San Joaquin County has improved,” continued the report. “In 2011 the San Joaquin Partnership had 14 successful projects, the majority being manufacturing over logistics operations.”