Antioch Ferry Opportunities

tideline ferry

On Tuesday, March 26th, Economic Development Department staff meet with Tideline Marine Group and Contra Costa Transit Authority (CCTA) on site at the Martinez Marina to discuss a “pilot” ferry project to bring ferry service to the area. Tideline currently has a ferry docked in Martinez and would like to launch a ferry service with both cities. They see connectivity with the City of Antioch commuters to Martinez. This possible “pilot” ferry service can provide useful data and help generate Read More …

Antioch Recharges with New Supercharging Station

Antioch recharges with new supercharging station Antioch, CA – A new Tesla Supercharger Station is open in Antioch, in the Target parking lot on Lone Tree Way. The station infuses Antioch with even more opportunity. Joining a global charging network of 1,441 locations and counting, the new station will encourage travelers and locals to plug in while exploring the Slatten Ranch shopping area and other local businesses. The station will include 10 Tesla Superchargers and 4 ChargePoint chargers. “We are Read More …

“MANUFACTURING THE DREAM” CAMPAIGN

Manufacturing the dream

The City of Antioch is delighted to launch a multi-city promotional campaign that we’re participating in as part of the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing Initiative. Together with over two dozen other cities, we are highlighting stories of residents who work in manufacturing, the companies they work for, and how they’ve thrived in our region. We invite you to learn how Terry Ramus of Diablo Analytical, based in Antioch is #ManufacturingTheDream. Learn how scientist Terry Ramus departed the corporate world to Read More …

Free Business Development Incentives Workshop

Free Informational Business Development Incentives Workshop for Antioch Businesses A free one-hour workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 19th at 6:30 p.m. at the Antioch Community Center. This workshop will help local businesses understand and find incentives for their business retention and expansion efforts. Location: Antioch Community Center, 4703 Lone Tree way Date: June 19th, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:00pm This workshop will discuss incentives that help local businesses to access over 100 local, state, federal and private subsidies and expense reduction Read More …

Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill Hiring

Message from the owners of Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill Help us find a great chef for our restaurant. Please share! Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill – Antioch’s newest waterfront dining location is seeking an experienced and passionate Chef de Cuisine to lead our culinary team. You will be working directly with our Executive Chef to create new menu items as well as be responsible for the day to day operation of our kitchen. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY: Individual must possess the Read More …

Antioch BART Station Now Open

Antioch Bart Celebration

 Almost 50 years in the making BART to Antioch is ready to roll. Along with a large number of elected officials and dignitaries, Antioch City Manager, Ron Bernal attended the Hillcrest BART Station Ribbon Cutting Ceremony where speeches were made and free preview rides on the new BART to Antioch Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains were provided. The BART to Antioch extension officially begins carrying passengers on Saturday, May 26th. It was an historic day for the City and Read More …

Antioch Industrial/Commercial Real Estate Market Continues to Stay Busy

Antioch Economic Development

Colliers 2017 Industrial/Commercial Property Summary & Future Projections The Antioch Industrial/Commercial real estate market continues to stay busy, as 2018 unfolds, the Highway 4 Corridor will be good for property owners and be challenging for buyers. However, dynamics are in place that will cause new construction. Lease rates and price points on building sales are still below the returns needed to encourage new development in East County and land available for development has become increasingly scarce along the Highway 4 Read More …

Antioch Encourages Train Ridership

amtrak san joaquin antioch

Antioch Encourages Train Ridership Amtrak® San Joaquins travels through the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley and provides an important connection between the Valley and the Bay Area. Amtrak is also the only train that serves the Antioch station. Amtrak is launching a campaign called “Look Who’s Riding,” aimed at engaging stakeholders in Antioch and the corridor to show their support and frequency of ridership. The campaign centers on images of stakeholders riding the San Joaquins as well as testimonials. Read More …

Antioch Economic Development Updates

Antioch GIS Website

One Marina Plaza SOLD. On November 14th the City Council unanimously approved the (1.2M)sale of the old Humphrey’s Restaurant at the Antioch Marina to Sean McCauley Investments, Inc. (SMI). SMI is planning to renovate the building and has a tenant for the building with 30 years of restaurant experience. This acquisition by SMI will continue the revitalization of historic Downtown Antioch. This full media release link takes you to the City of Antioch’s website update page: http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/CityGov/reports/Updates/one-marina-plaza.pdf.     Economic Read More …

Antioch’s Economic Development Department Working on a New Website

GIS Planning

The Economic Development Department is working with GIS Planning to produce an economic website for businesses to easily look for commercial and industrial sites in Antioch. This business tool is a great way to market Antioch’s available sites. Businesses have the opportunity to find a wealth of information on one site. Not only are site selectors and business owners looking for property to expand their businesses, they are also looking for information about Antioch’s community and this new website is Read More …