Why Do Business in Riverside?
Riverside is strategically located at the crossroads in Southern California offering a blend of small town charm and hospitality with the vision, energy and creativity of a rapidly developing metropolitan area. The city’s commitment to maintaining quality of life amenities is demonstrated by the variety of museums, theaters, fine dining options, array of festivals and markets, and unique shopping experiences for visitors and residents alike.
Ranked as the 7th largest city in Southern California and the 12th largest in California, Riverside is a hub of higher education with four internationally recognized universities and colleges located here serving more than 55,000 students.
As the county seat of Riverside County, the city is a vital financial and professional center. Numerous legal, accounting, brokerage, architectural, engineering and technology firms, as well as financial institutions make Riverside their principal place of business.