COST OF DOING BUSINESS
IT PAYS TO STAY IN SIMI VALLEY

  • Business-Friendly Simi Valley

    126,000 residents. Over 14 million square feet of industrial and commercial space. Owners do what they do best: run their business.
  • Quality of Life

    - Ranked as the 8th Happiest City in the U.S. | University of Vermont
    - FBI Ranked as One of the Safest Cities
    - 34 Parks
    - Top Ranked Schools
  • Simi Business Center

    - 85 acre center Master Planned Project
    - Direct connection southward to the Thousand Oaks/ Westlake Valley area and the Ventura Freeway

Businesses located in Simi Valley have a lower cost doing business than the San Fernando Valley and other areas of the City of Los Angeles.

Here is just an example of the bottom line savings that a business can achieve:

DESCRIPTION CITY OF LOS ANGELES CITY OF SIMI VALLEY
Utility Tax on Electrical Use 12.5% of Total Bill 0%
Utility Tax on Natural Gas Use 10% of Total Bill 0%
Communications Tax on Internet,Cellphones,Telephones, Text Messages, and Toll-Free Numbers 9% of Total Bill 0%
Sales Tax Rate 9% 7.5%
Electrical Rate (Average rate)* 13.71 cents/kWh
(15.42 with Utility Tax)
13.40 cents/kWh
Business Tax ($10 Million Gross Receipts) $10,500 $3,750
PACE Program Eligible No Yes
Minimum Wage Ordinance Yes No

CORPORATE NEIGHBORHOOD
Simi Valley Business Center, an 85 acre business park, conveniently located off the 118 freeway at Madera Road.