An attractive East Bay area location at the crossroads of Interstates 80, 580 and 880, coupled with access to a large and highly skilled pool of employees, close proximity to U.C. - Berkeley and an overall high quality of life, are among the many reasons that makes Emeryville an ideal place for business establishment and expansion.
The city features an exceptional mix of small businesses and major corporations. Emeryville continues to be the East Bay’s hub of retail, dining and hospitality, hosting an assortment of locally owned ventures and well-known chains. Large corporate employers, including: Novartis (global pharmaceutical research center), Pixar Animation Studios, Amyris (renewable bio-fuels products corporation), Leapfrog (educational toys and games for children) and Clif Bar and Jamba Juice, accompany the area’s smaller businesses, establishing a unique and dynamic local economy.
Emeryville is proud to provide a highly supportive, business-friendly environment that encourages growth, development and entrepreneurial ingenuity. Organizations such as the Emeryville Chamber of Commerce, the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, as well as departments within the city of Emeryville and Alameda County, supply unmatched support for area businesses through the dissemination of useful economic information, sponsorship of networking events and implementation of valuable business incentives and assistance programs.
Bank of Alameda