Interim City Manager
City Manager - Toby Wells
City Of Manteca

Developers & Investors

​​​​​The City of Manteca values the time of its future investors, developers, and business owners. In an effort to make it as easy as possible for you to find the information you need to make quick decisions on where to invest in the City of Manteca, we have gathered the following links for your aid. Below you will find theManteca CA Market Guide.pdf, Manteca Shipping Map - 2021.png, links to zoning and general plan maps, zone locator toolpermit cost estimation tool, planning checklists, building permit process checklists, application formsdevelopment fees, and regional incentives. See state incentive programs at the bottom of this page.


(Data below from 2017 and 2019 Census Data)

Trade Area Overview: (Based on 10 min. drive time from Walmart location - 1205 S Main St. by Retail Strategies )

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  • ​Children at Home - 6,272
  • Retired/Disabled Persons - 16,240
  • Homemakers - 22,208
  • Students - 27,091
  • Work at Home - 2,630
  • Employed - 38,156
  • Unemployed - 8,252


Similar Peer Retail Trade Areas:

 - ​Rohnert Park CA 901 Golf Course Drive

 - Turlock CA 2480 Geer Road

 - Hemet CA 1231 S Sanderson Ave

 - Indio CA 82-491 Avenue 42​


Desired Business Attraction/Recruitment Categories:

The top categories for focused growth in the municipality are pulled from a combination of leakage reports, peer analysis, retail trends and real estate intuition. WIth the Manteca Population growing by 650 to 750 new homes per year, this is a great opportunity for retailers to grow and expand into our city.

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Seeking Arts & Entertainment Venues:​

With the construction of the 500 room resort hotel and indoor water park,  Great Wolf Lodge, in the City's shovel-ready Family Entertainment Zone, we are looking to provide additional activities for our residents and tourists. With a projected 500,000 hotel guests per year and over 6,000,000 visits to Big League dreams and Bass Pro Shops, our City is seeking daytime and evening entertainment for ages 25 and up. We are also seeking to enhance and expand our evening economy through outdoor dining, live music performances, and theater.

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Demographics (Custom Trade Area):

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Incentives - Business Development & Expansion

Incentives – Equipment

Incentives - Employment

  • Employment Training Panel (ETP): This program provides match funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers.
  • New Employment Credit (NEC): This credit is an income tax credit for specific new hires. The credit is based on 35% of qualified wages or wages between 150% and 350% of minimum wage.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): This credit promotes the hiring of individuals who qualify as members of target groups, by providing a federal tax credit incentive of up to $9,600 for employers who hire them.

Incentives - Power/Utilities



Contact Us Today


Randy Saffold
Sr. Management Analyst
City Manager's Office, Economic Development Division
rsaffold@ci.manteca.ca.us
209-456-8014
1001 West Center St., Manteca, CA 95337

Development Services Department Contacts
2115 W. Center Street, Suite 201, Manteca, CA 95337


Planning Division
Phone: 209-456-8500​
Email: Planning@ci.manteca.ca.us​

Building and Safety Division
Phone: 209-456-8550
General Building Questions - ​MantecaBuilding@ci.manteca.ca.us​
​Permitting Questions - ​MantecaPermits@ci.manteca.ca.us​
​Plan Check Questions - ​PlanCheck@ci.manteca.ca.us​
​​​Chief Building Official, Brad Wungluck - ​bwungluck@ci.manteca.ca.us​