Unique Location. Untapped Market.

Through a broad approach that addresses opportunities, services, industry, and quality of life, Ridgecrest is committed to prompting smart and responsible growth within our City that highlights the unique character of our diverse community. 

Why choose Ridgecrest? The unique location and demographics of Ridgecrest provide access to an untapped market in the Eastern Kern county region. When comparing business advantages throughout the regions of California, the Ridgecrest market provides benefits including:

  • Lower Facility Costs
  • Room to Grow
  • Reduced Housing & Costs of Living Expenses
  • Lower Labor Costs
  • An Eager Workforce

See why so many businesses have already taken advantage of the opportunities that Ridgecrest has to offer - learn more about the Ridgecrest market in the publications below! 

Ridgecrest California Unique Location Untapped Market

Ridgecrest One-Page Fact Sheet

For a brief glance at Ridgecrest, including basic information about the market area, community trends, and recent milestones. 

Ridgecrest Community Profile (2021-2022)

For a more in depth overview of Ridgecrest, including information about location, demographics, traffic, retail sales, and recent development projects. 

Ridgecrest Economic Outlook Report (2022)

For detailed information and projections for the demographics and economy of Ridgecrest and the surrounding areas. Prepared for the Chamber of Commerce by the California Economic Forecast and presented at the Economic Outlook Conference in February 2022.   

Commercial Development Opportunities & Available Retail Properties

For commercial properties available for development, including location, surrounding tenants, zoning & size, and contact information.  Features the most high traffic sites, not a comprehensive listing of all available properties, contact the Economic Development Department for more info.