Why Santa Barbara County?
Santa Barbara County’s diverse economy opens the door for your business. From agriculture that remains as one of the top industries in the county to technology which is rich in innovation and entrepreneurship, there is a place for you.
This hot bed of emerging technology and entrepreneurship lies just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles and provides easy access to many of Southern California's best amenities.
Each community in the county provides their own unique opportunities for business expansion and recruitment. We invite you to explore each area of the county as you decide which place is just right for you.
Santa Barbara County has the honor of being the home of world renowned universities and colleges. A skilled workforce resides right here and is ready to bring their expertise to your business.
Quality of life is the icing on the cake. From the ocean to the mountains there is something for everyone.
Santa Barbara County, often branded as the American Riviera, is home to a beautiful landscape and great climate for living, playing and working. The County is well known for its strong sense of community, prime agricultural land, award winning wineries, and attractive cultural and tourism opportunities. However, Santa Barbara County also touts its talented and highly skilled workforce, and growing business sectors, from high tech to health care to design. Quality institutions like UC Santa Barbara and Vandenberg Air force Base continue to attract high quality individuals to the County. It is these attributes that attract and retain businesses in the area