Thursday May 25th, 2017

Soaring New Suisun City Mini-Film Released

Suisun City’s spirits are soaring with the release of a new mini-film capturing the City’s strengths and economic opportunities that dovetails with the Moving Solano Forward campaign, an economic development tool kit focused on building from the unique strengths of each of Solano County’s seven cities. [Read more…]

Housing Authority Property Development Opportunities

The Suisun City Housing Authority is offering two parcels of vacant land to parties interested in developing them. Proceeds of any sale of these parcels will be used by the Housing Authority to provide affordable housing in other areas of the community.

Below are various documents and studies related to these parcels that may be useful for due diligence purposes.

For more information regarding this opportunity, contact Economic Development Director Jason Garben at 707-421-7309

NORTHWEST CORNER OF MARINA BLVD. & HIGHWAY 12

  • hoffmansiteApprox. 30 acres
  • Zoned Commercial Service
  • Parcel Numbers
    • 0032-230-370
    • 0032-230-290
    • 0032-230-280
30-acre vicinityStudies and Resources

EAST OF SUNSET AVENUE ON HIGHWAY 12

  • Sunset Comm Parcel OutlineApprox. 8 acres
  • Zoned General Commercial
  • Parcel Numbers
    • 0175-390-160
    • 0175-390-180
  • Also offered as Sunset Shopping Center Phase II
Studies and Resources

Suisun City – Top 20 Hot U.S. Real Estate Market

home for saleSuisun City has cracked the Top 20 hottest real estate markets in the nation, along with Bay Area neighbors Petaluma, Pleasant Hill & San Jose. [Read more…]

Updated Economic Development Opportunities

Sunset_Shopping_Center_PHASE II imageThe Development Services Department – Economic Development Division has updated its listings of local

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New Development Services Department

VictoriaHarborStreetscape2_The City Council authorized the creation of a new department called the Development Services Department to bring together the City’s Economic Development, Planning and Housing Authority functions under one department head to replace the Community Development Department. [Read more…]

Groundbreaking Celebrates Walmart Supercenter

Walmart groundbreaking ceremonyOfficials, community members and local business representatives gathered at Walters Road and Peterson Road on today to celebrate the groundbreaking of a Walmart Supercenter that was unanimously approved by the City Council nearly six years ago.

“We are pleased to join the Suisun City community for this milestone celebration,” said Jim Groh, Walmart market manager for the North Bay. “We appreciate the support of city and community leaders, and we look forward to bringing new jobs, economic development and the convenience of one-stop shopping to Suisun City.”Groundbreak

The 177,535-square-foot store, which is expected to open in Spring 2015, will feature a full line of groceries, including fresh produce, bakery, deli, meat and seafood, as well as general merchandise ranging from household goods to apparel, electronics and an outdoor garden center.

The development at Walters Road and Highway 12 was approved in 2008 to provide a new major retailer within Suisun City where residents could easily make routine, daily purchases.  Under state law, one percent of the sales tax collected from those purchases will help fund basic local city services, such as police, fire, parks and community services.

Since the Walmart Supercenter was approved, the City has weathered difficult economic times through a combination of belt-tightening, service reductions, hiring freezes and salary reductions while relying on money generated by the sale of surplus property.Groh

The opening of this store and the supporting tax revenue it will generate will prevent additional cuts to City services that otherwise would be necessary. The annual revenue to be generated from property taxes, sales taxes and special fees from this one project are projected to exceed $1 million per year, or nearly 10% of the City’s entire General Fund.

Noting comments residents made during a recent community workshop, City Manager Suzanne Bragdon said, “Residents want to shop locally. Walmart will provide an additional opportunity to do so.”

The new store will be open 24-hours a day, and will employ about 300 associates. Walmart officials said local hiring will begin about three months before the store opens. Information about working for Walmart can be found at www.walmartcareers.com.

More information on this project is available through the Community Development Department website.