A vast land of opportunity lies just an hour outside of Los Angeles. Known as Southern California’s Leading Edge, this group of high desert communities has been famed for its aerospace prowess for nearly 70 years. Supersonic travel, the Space Shuttle, and advanced stealth technology were all born here. NASA astronauts train here and now commercial space flight is being pioneered here. But today, we’re also showing the world that we have the right stuff when it comes to developing advanced materials, building clean transport systems, crafting high-precision parts, generating fresh, green energy while adding value to innovative agricultural products.

With easy access to key transport corridors, good rail service, and three of America’s top seaports within a seventy-mile radius, it’s no surprise that we’ve found favor with many distribution and logistics firms. Global traders enjoy the tax and tariff advantages of our Foreign Trade Zone. We also think you’ll find our air quality district, separate and distinct from LA’s stringent South Coast AQMD, to be refreshing.

Yes, we are a world apart from LA, yet we’re close at hand. The Leading Edge puts 21 million Southern Californian’s at your doorstep, the Western U.S. within a day’s drive and new Pacific Rim opportunities ready to explore.

Our enterprising group of business-savvy cities also understands how to help companies succeed. They’ve cut red tape and work to fast-track projects so you can get going quicker, with less worry and lower cost. As a matter of fact, our business facilities cost about 65% less than those found in Los Angeles or San Francisco. Labor costs are also lower, yet our workforce is highly trained, very motivated and anxious to work for local firms.

The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, or simply The Alliance, is the public/private partnership that facilitates business growth and opportunity within our 3000 square-mile region. We serve as allies for enterprise, helping you chart the best course towards finding success and new prosperity here.

Take time to discover the amazing opportunities found along Southern California’s Leading Edge. Call (661) 722-6566 to arrange a personal tour.

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