Construction of Fed Ex

Construction of Fed Ex

Construction of FedEx is progressing well. Take a look at some great photos of the construction!

Saving Watsonville’s Enterprise Zone

Saving Watsonville's Enterprise Zone

UPDATED - We had a tough day today, but we are actively trying to save the Watsonville Enterprise Zone program. Read more after the link.

Construction of Roundabout at Ohlone Parkway/Manabe Ow to Begin on 3/15/2016

Construction of Roundabout at Ohlone Parkway/Manabe Ow to Begin on 3/15/2016

Ohlone Parkway/Manabe Ow Rd. roundabout construction will begin on March 15, 2016. Read for more details.

Main Street Improvement Project

Main Street Improvement Project

Approval to go out to bid for the Main Street Improvement Project was approved by City Council at their November 17th meeting.

Re-envisioning Main Street – Downtown Community Meeting

Re-envisioning Main Street - Downtown Community Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, October 21st at 6:00 p.m. for the Downtown Community Meeting on "Re-envisioning Main Street" Read more for complete details...

Downtown Streetscape Community Meeting

Downtown Streetscape Community Meeting

We need your input! Join us on July 1st as we discuss a few items regarding the Downtown Streetscape project proposed for Lower Main. Read more for additional information.

Watsonville Sees Surge in Local Investment

Watsonville Sees Surge in Local Investment

Read the latest economic development update regarding the surge in new proposed business developments and investments that could change the City's future.

Growing Opportunities in Watsonville

Watsonville certainly  knows how to grow things. Companies like Martinelli’s, Fox Shox and Granite Rock have been growing here for years. Entrepreneurs are finding new ways to grow right here in the heart of California’s Centeral Coast.

A business-friendly government and a skilled workforce makes Watsonville a great place for businesses to put down roots and grow.  We think we are the right town for you to find a home on the beautiful Monterey Bay.  We have the right building, land or office space for most businesses and we are here to help!

Watsonville’s Economic Development staff can assist you in finding a location, getting the business assistance you need, help with permitting and more!  We maintain a separate website just for Economic Development and you can access it here at www.GrowInWatsonville.com.

Watsonville’s history is rich in agriculture and food processing, but the economy of this City is constantly diversifying and growing. Plant growers and scientists are inventing new berry varieties and growing methods every day. Non-agricultural sectors have grown to include design, materials, manufacturing, electronics and service firms. Some of the most innovative materials and design firms in California are headquartered right here in Watsonville.

To find out more about how to grow and thrive in Watsonville, call (831) 768-3080.