Woodland is focused on becoming an economic hot spot in the Central Valley. With a strong, well-educated labor pool, affordable housing and expansive training opportunities, the city presents an ideal environment for thriving businesses.

Home to Woodland Community College and only 12 minutes from UC Davis, Woodland attracts a variety of trained personnel – from entry-level to technical and professional. As well attractive housing opportunities are abounding throughout the city with infill projects and new expansion in the Southeast area.

With its proximity to the State Capitol by way of Interstate 5 and the I-80 corridor, Woodland retains a “small-town feel,” while boasting ready access to Metropolitan resources, including the Sacramento International Airport.
Businesses looking to grow in Northern California will love Woodland’s environment and its easy access to several major metropolitan markets including Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose. Woodland’s industrial businesses can thrive, thanks in part to the Sierra Northern Railway and the California Northern Railroad. Woodland industrial businesses can efficiently send and receive wares to market by way of rail.

Woodland’s city staff is here to serve all of your businesses needs – from acquiring a business license to finding a site to locate or expand – let us help your business prosper.

Thinking of locating, relocating or expanding businesses within the City of Woodland? Check out to browse an inventory of available commercial and industrial properties. The site also provides current demographics.

Want to know more about how government is planning to keep Woodland economically viable? Check out the Economic Development Strategic Plan.

For more information about doing business in Woodland, please explore the links in the section and contact our Economic development office at (530) 661-5921 for more detailed information.