City Of Manteca

Economic News

GWL Update.PNGAn update on the $180 million Great Wolf Lodge project that when it opens will become Manteca’s biggest source of municipal tax revenue and the city’s second largest private employer will be provided during a community meeting on Thursday, July 11.

Great Wolf representatives will be in attendance at the 6 p.m. gathering at the Civic Center council chambers, 1001 W. Center St., to provide the community a status report. It will touch on employee recruitment information, important milestone dates, as well as new features being offered at resort.​

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Manteca added 2,759 residents last year for the 14th largest numeric population gain for California’s 482 cities.

That gain that brought Manteca’s population to 83,781 residents as of Jan. 1, 2019, represents a 38 percent larger growth in population than in 2017 when the city added 1,996 residents.

That means Manteca’s population has more than doubled in the past 29 years. The city had 40,773 residents in 1990. Manteca is six times larger than it was in 1970 when it had 13,284 residents — 3,329 less residents than Ripon’s current population of 16,613 residents.​

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2nd downtown.JPGA Santana Row experience — Manteca-style — may be developed by adding apartments and condos to The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

Santana Row in San Jose has high density housing surrounding a core area that serves as a gathering place for residents that provides commercial, services, dining, and entertainment venues. If such a scenario in Manteca happens it would essentially create a second “downtown” area or “city center” style experience for Manteca with the potential for a much more robust night life and seven-day-a-week buzz.

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​​​Manteca 21st in US.PNG​​Manteca CA is open for business and has just been named 21st in the Country for economic growth.

With over 650 houses being built a year, new logistic businesses like Amazon and Medline, the landing of Great Wolf Lodge, a 500 room hotel and resort with an indoor water park expected to bring over 600 jobs, and a steady flow of new residents coming from the Bay Area to take advantage of Great homes at incredible prices, Manteca is back on the map. Located at the heart of the Central Valley and located near highways, railways and shipping facilities, and an airport, Manteca is a great location to launch or grow your business. 

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