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|The Roseville City Council on Wednesday March 15, 2017 approved the sale of Fire Station No. 1 in Downtown Roseville to be converted into the home of a graduate school campus for the University of Warwick, one of the top universities in the United Kingdom.|
For the University of Warwick, a world-renowned research institution, the 42,000 square foot building at 401 Oak Street provides its first location in the United States and will complement its plan to build an undergraduate campus on 600 acres west of Roseville in Placer County.
For Roseville, the downtown graduate school fulfills the City's vision of creating a more vibrant city center and increasing the number of higher education institutions within the city and region.
|"Balanced growth" defines the outlook for Roseville's economy in 2017, demonstrating our community’s consistent ability to draw business investment and new residents. |
A balanced economy is a cycle that fuels itself. While there’s no one place where the cycle begins or ends, we do know that great schools and jobs attract new residents; that new residents spur demand for new homes; and that a strong workforce draws employers, and the cycle continues. Ensuring this environment retains its vitality is one of our top priorities as a city.
|Where are millennials buying homes? Roseville.|
Roseville ranks 4th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, according to SmartAssets.com
|Downtown Roseville may get a new addition that could transform the properties along Dry Creek and in turn greatly enhance downtown revitalization. |
At the November 16th Roseville City Council Meeting, the University of Warwick outlined its plans to bring a permanent graduate school to downtown Roseville. The first step would be the sale of Fire Station No. 1 at 401 Oak Street to Warwick. At the meeting, the Council approved entering into negotiations with Warwick on the sale.
|"My goal is to make the City of Roseville's budget more accurate, predictable and easy to understand," said Jay Panzica, the City of Roseville's Chief Financial Officer and large public agency CFO of the Year. |
Panzica was presented the award July 14 by the Sacramento Business Journal.
|For the 11th consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named the Roseville Housing Authority, operated by the City of Roseville, a high performing agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program. This is HUD's highest rating available to local housing agencies. |
The rating gives the Roseville Housing Authority a competitive advantage in its efforts to bring more federal funds to the Roseville community. Currently, the Roseville Housing Authority provides safe and clean housing for 655 families through rental assistance from the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Roseville is among the top 35 places to live in the United States, according to a study conducted by 24/7 Wall St.|
The study was based data on the 550 U.S. cities with populations of 65,000 or more as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. The rankings are based on a range of variables, including crime rates, employment growth, access to restaurants and attractions, educational attainment, and housing affordability.
|Roseville is the 10th best city in California for families according to a recent survey by WalletHub.com.|
WalletHub compared 240 California cities across 22 key metrics. The metrics range from the number of attractions to the number of pediatricians per capita to unemployment rate.
Roseville ranked well above average in several categories including being tied for first statewide in number of playgrounds per capita.
Roseville was also ranked in the top three percent for housing affordability and top seven percent for median family salary.
The City of Roseville Housing Authority is celebrating 40 years of providing rental assistance to low-income residents of Roseville and Rocklin. Since 1974, the Roseville Housing Authority has awarded more than $70 million in federal funds for rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin.
The Roseville Housing Authority currently provides rental assistance for 637 households through the federal Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Eighty percent of households receiving rental assistance in Roseville and Rocklin have a head of household who is either elderly or disabled.
|Roseville Electric business customers can now complete online audits to determine how they can lower their monthly electricity costs. Visit www.roseville.ca.us/audits to get started. |
We may also have rebates to help reduce your upgrade costs! Check it out at www.roseville.ca.us/bizrebates
|The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2013. This marks the third time in four years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG's annual Digital Cities Survey.|
|TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors International LLC, a company that includes TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors GmbH, completed the purchase of the Renesas Electronics plant (formerly NEC Electronics) on May 2, 2011. The plant is located on Foothills Blvd. just north of Pleasant Grove Blvd. Telefunken plans to invest up to $80 million to triple the capacity of the plant over the next three years.|
|Take advantage of Roseville’s sunny days, active lifestyles, and safe community. Offer outdoor dining this spring and summer and treat your customers to a new dining experience.|
|New businesses activity in Roseville includes a Tex-Mex restaurant, a cakery and a family owned and operated cheese producer. Other highlights include a plant testing facility, other relocation and building improvements and Roseville being voted as the "Most Business Friendly" city in the Sacramento region.|
|California has the most diverse population in the United States, and people with disabilities represent the single largest and most diverse minority, providing a major untapped source of qualified job candidates. PRIDE Industries has released “Ability Matters”, a free resource guide for businesses interested in learning more about employing qualified people with disabilities.|
|On January 19, the Roseville City Council directed staff to begin preparation of a new Economic Development Strategy. Development of the strategy will be a collaborative effort guided by the Economic Development Advisory Committee, with outreach to the business community, non-profits, residents and other business-serving organizations.|
|Google and the Small Business Administration have partnered to educate local businesses about how to succeed online. Each video describes how a small business owner successfully uses the internet to grow his or her business.|
|Producer, director, and Loomis resident Peter Oakes has premiered his latest film, “The Bill Collector”, shot entirely in Placer County and featuring locales like Roseville's West House Bar & Nightclub. Using both actors and crew from the Placer County area, the film is being released in association with Gold Creek Productions, based out of Grass Valley.|
|The Sacramento chapter of SCORE, counselors to America's small business, recently released their latest newsletter. SCORE works closely with the Small Business Administration, City, County and State Governments, Chambers of Commerce, and Financial Institutions to provide services that small businesses need to start and improve their operations.|
|The City of Roseville and Placer County Vital Assets Teams recently combined their efforts to present the “Small Business Procurement Expo” bringing government agencies and large corporations together with local small businesses.|