River District Rated One of Sacramento's Best Performing Economic Engines
The River District is home to a variety of business interests including wholesale, retail, transportation, manufacturing, entertainment and services. With these assets, it ranks as one of the City of Sacramento's best performing economic engines, generating almost $2 million in annual sales tax revenue.
Located among our established businesses are several businesses that have been ranked in Sacramento Business Journal’s Book of Lists including Blue Diamond Growers (Top Private Companies, Fastest Growing Companies), General Produce (Top Private Companies and Top Family Owned Companies), Hawthorne Suites (Top Hotels), Nehemiah Corporation of America (Top Private Companies, Fastest Growing Companies), Schetter Electric (Top Electrical Contractors), Ruland's Office Furnishings (Top Office Furniture Retailers), Matriscope(Fastest Growing Companies) and Grove Investment Co. (Top Commercial Developers). Downtown Ford Sales has long been the District's top sales tax generator.
A number of businesses have a long history of conducting business in the area:
- Blue Diamond (since 1910)
- General Produce (since 1932)
- Capital Machine (since 1936)
- Sacramento Theatrical Lighting (since 1947)
- Schetter Electric (since 1957)
- Calvada Sales (since 1967)
- Downtown Ford Sales (established in 1946, in The River District since 1975)
- Admail West (since 1989)