San Joaquin Partnership


The San Joaquin Partnership is a private, non-profit economic development corporation serving all of San Joaquin County, California.

What is the main purpose of the San Joaquin Partnership?

The San Joaquin Partnership's main focus is business attraction, retention, and expansion into and throughout San Joaquin County and its seven incorporated cities of Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, Lathrop, Tracy, Ripon, and Escalon.

Who is eligible to receive San Joaquin Partnership Services?

Services, on a non-cost basis, are available to large-scale office and industrial business and industry through direct client contact, site selection consultants, brokers, corporate real estate executives, and others as requested.

When should I call the San Joaquin Partnership?

Whatever stage you are in a project, it is never too early or too late to call the San Joaquin Partnership for assistance!  The Partnership stands prepared to assist in all aspects of business activities from start-ups to new locations, to retentions and expansions.

Site Search Assistance:

   Large-scale office & industrial

   (buildings and land)

Human Resources:

   Facilitation of support services

   including employee recruitment,

   candidate screening, assessment

   testing, as well as training.

Labor Market:

   Statistics and wage data.


   Fees and utility cost analysis.

Enterprise Zone and incentive



   Permit assistance and expediting


Site Location Tours


   Demographics and information.

Special Services:

   As required to meet project needs.

JM Eagle:

JM Eagle is the world’s largest manufacturer of plastic pipe and the Stockton facility is one of the largest in the US, producing more than 350 plastic pipe products for numerous applications. JM Eagle expanded the Stockton plant adding a new product line, Eagle Corr PE, a dual wall corrugated pipe typically used by the Department of Transportation. The Partnership provided incentives analysis and permitting assistance.

O'Reilly Auto Parts:

O’Reilly Auto Parts is relocating to Stockton from Dixon and will employ 600 people. It has leased a 519,840 sq. ft. warehouse that will have 76 loading docks and eight drive-in bays. In 2008 O’ Reilly purchased CSK Auto based in Phoenix, AZ., adding more than 1300 stores under numerous names including Kragen Auto Parts. This purchase expanded O’Reilly into 38 states with a total of 3,423 stores, making it the third largest auto parts retailer in the U.S. The Partnership provided technical assistance regarding site and incentive analysis, and Enterprise Zone incentive data.

Origami Foods, LLC

This is a start-up manufacturer of edible fruits and films.  Its first 10,000 sf production facility is located at University Park in Stockton.  Origami develops flavorful, visually appealing vegetable and fruit alternatives for seaweed sheets (nori) used for sushi and other Asian cuisine.  The Partnership assisted in its site selection and obtaining Enterprise Zone benefits.



Shelley Burcham, CEcD

Vice President, Client Services


San Joaquin Partnership

2800 W. March Lane, Suite 470

Stockton, CA  95219






"The San Joaquin Partnership was very helpful in educating us about all of the local resources available to assist us in developing our new production facility. That included everything from helping expedite the building permit process to workforce resources. Thanks for the assistance."
Paul Goldberg, President
Boboli International LLC



"The San Joaquin Partnership played an instrumental role in assisting our companies swift transition from Mexico City to the City of Stockton. Not only did the San Joaquin Partnership attract us here, they organized key meetings with the City, guided us around obstacles and provided access to local and state financial incentives. Attractive incentives combined with the excellent workforce and infrastructure has enabled our company to operate on a competitive budget with lower overhead costs."
Ricky Hanna, CEO
Electric Vehicles International



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