Business Development Center

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We invite you to come and invest in the best undervalued stock in the Bay Area!

American Canyon features a safe community, a great educational system, plentiful outdoor adventures, a strong business-industrial park and a diverse housing stock. It offers proximity to the world famous Napa Valley and Sonoma wineries.  It's also located in the hub of commerce with Napa Valley and all its wonderful communities to the north, the City of Fairfield and the Sacramento metropolitan area to the east, the SF Bay Area to the south, and the Marin County communities to the west - all within a 25-30 minute entry point, if not less.

The City of American Canyon is known for its business-friendly environment and has a close working relationship with the American Canyon Chamber of Commerce. In 2008, we were named one of the "100 Best Places to Live and Launch" by

Want to know who's investing in American Canyon now? Check out our Current Projects page.


Review the City of American Canyon's Quick and Easy Reference Guide to Sign Regulations for business owners.  The objective of the guide is to assist businesses with two shared goals for signs in our city, including:

  1. To help businesses come up with a good quality sign that will not pose a threat to public safety
  2. To create an aesthetically vibrant community which, in turn, will attract a larger customer base

In 2017 the City Council contracted with New Economics and Advisory to analyze the City's Economic Development opportunities.

Video of the Workshop
Slides used for the Presentation:
   Goal One - Create Opportunities for Residents to Earn Living Wage Jobs in American Canyon
   Goal Two - Realign Retail Expectations
   Goal Three - Capture More Tourism Dollars
   Goal Four - Create a Business Environment that Retains and Attracts Desirable Business


Our staff is committed to working with you. To inquire about locating your business in American Canyon, please contact us. 

Economic Development Division
4381 Broadway Street, Suite 201
American Canyon, CA 94503