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uIt is one of the few communities in the Bay Area region positioned to provide traditional single family housing for the ever growing tech workforce. uThe Altamont Corridor Express provides workday passenger train service to San Jose and the job rich Silicon Valley from the Lathrop-Manteca station. Downtown Manteca train service is on target to start in 2023 with trains running south to Modesto and Ceres. uBART Link — a new commuter rail system — is moving forward to connect Manteca via River-Islands at Lathrop to reach the BART station in Pleasanton every 15 minutes to catch BART trains every 30 minutes into San Francisco and down the Peninsula. u Retail and dining opportunities are growing daily thanks to annual growth that is adding nearly 2,000 residents a year. There are another 9,000 housing units that are either approved for development or nearly through the entitlement process. uJust four miles away is River Islands at Lathrop — a planned community of 11,000 homes with nearly 1,200 sold. River Islands is eschewing traditional retail development by design which will add additional market draw for the nearby 120 Bypass through Manteca with its extensive freeway exposure for retail and four interchanges within four miles once the McKinley Avenue interchange starts construction in the next several years. uManteca is at the epicenter of the nation’s third largest 100-mile market with 18 million consumers. It is why Bass Pro Shops opted to open their first Northern California store here in 2008. The only 100-mile markets that are



bigger are Los Angeles and New York-Long Island. uManteca is at the heart of a triangle that delivers 1.1 million consumers within 20 miles — Tracy to the west, Stockton to the north, and Modesto to the south. It is why specialty stores that rely on fairly large markets such as Hibbett Sports are now making decisions to locate here. It is also why Amazon Prime opened in Manteca as it delivers Tracy, Modesto, and Stockton, as well as Manteca-Lathrop within Amazing Prime’s tight home delivery window. It is also why firms such as Frito-Lay for regional distribution and J&M Equipment

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Manteca Chamber of Commerce 2018-2019

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opted to combine Modesto and Stockton operations into one location in Manteca to enhance customer service and cut costs. uManteca is part of the Northern California mega-region’s largest concentration of distribution centers and other industrial concerns thanks to being within 75 miles to the hearts of San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento. Manteca-LathropTracy have secured the likes of Amazon, Ford, Tesla, 5.11 Tactical, Medline, Home Depot, JC Penney, Orchard Supply Hardware, Costco, Restoration Hardware, and many more. In excess of 6 million square feet of business park space is now under construction in the South County with a number of firms expressing interest in leasing. uThe West Coast’s main freeway — Interstate 5 — passes within three miles of Manteca while the commerce rich Highway 99 passes through Manteca. The two are connected by the 120 Bypass. Interstate 205 ties Manteca into the heart of the Bay Area via the Altamont Pass. uStockton Metro Airport is 10 miles north of Manteca. Amazon has more than a half dozen daily flights with more on the way as the region’s fourth Amazon distribution center opens in Stockton. There are two in Tracy and one in Patterson. uCalifornia’s eastern most seaport — the Port of Stockton — is within 20 miles. uFor truck to train movement of goods via truck trailers you can’t top the access that Manteca enjoys. The Union Pacific Railroad’s intermodal facility borders Manteca’s northwest city limits. It has been approved to increase trailer volume by 2.5 times in the coming years. Twenty miles northeast of Manteca is the Santa Fe Railroad intermodal facility. uThere are more than 80 parks serving a city of 81,450. uThere are two major hospitals in Manteca — Doctors Hospital of Manteca owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation and Manteca Kaiser Hospital. In addition, new specialty facilities such as the Central Valley Cancer Center have opened recently due to Manteca’s position to easily serve the region. uThe 120 Bypass is the Bay Area connector for Sierra and Yosemite National Park bound tourists. It is how the lion’s share of San Francisco Bay Area visitors as well as national and international tourists that fly into the Bay Area’s three major international airports to reach Yosemite that draws 4.1 million visitors annually.

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Manteca Chamber 2018  

Manteca Chamber 2018