Why Beaumont

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As one of the fastest continually growing cities in California, Beaumont leads the region in development opportunities. Contributing to this growth are the city’s many advantages, including available prime freeway-frontage land, hundreds of acres of industrial space, and a growing population with high education levels and incomes. 

Largest Economy in the World

California currently boasts the 5th largest economy in the world and is poised to overtake Germany as the world’s 4th largest economy - Bloomberg

Beaumont has grown rapidly over the last two decades, with a current growth rate that is four times higher than in the year 2000. The city and Beaumont Economic Development work to strategically guide the development of Beaumont to spur new economic development opportunities and improve the quality of life of residents.

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Location & Access

Beaumont is located at the top of the San Gorgonio Pass along Interstate 10, offering residents and businesses natural beauty, a desirable climate, and clean air. The city straddles the distinct Coachella Valley and Greater Southern California regions, which provide support across industry types and represent hundreds of thousands of skilled workers capable of employment in various sectors. A pro-business culture, welcoming residents, a safe, desirable environment, and room to grow are only a few advantages you’ll find in Beaumont. 

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Workforce & Partners

Providing employers with a highly skilled, diverse workforce is vital, and Beaumont, which is located in the most rapidly growing county in California, offers a proven labor shed of over 50 miles, accessing pools of qualified candidates locally and regionally. 

Beaumont partners with local, regional, and state organizations to strategically develop our workforce and generate new opportunities for economic development to help businesses grow and thrive. Workforce training and recruitment, permitting, incentives, and site-selection assistance are just a few of the ways we help businesses establish, expand, or relocate in Beaumont. 

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Small Town Feel, Big City Amenities

Beaumont is a welcoming, family-friendly community that offers residents an affordable, small-town lifestyle. The city and Beaumont Economic Development continuously work to enhance the lives of our residents through the improvement and revitalization of existing commercial and residential areas, including a pedestrian-oriented downtown, a walkable, bikeable community, and employment growth along major transportation corridors.

In Beaumont, you also have access to all the amenities, including the big city. Beaumont is a diverse community with job opportunities, shopping, dining, entertainment options, outdoor recreation, and much more! Big-city access is also less than two hours away, providing residents with anything and everything they need–all within a short drive.