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Culture & Lifestyle
Ventura, officially named San Buenaventura (aka “the city of good fortune”), is a full-service municipality serving 109,000 residents within 32 square mile city limits. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean to the south and rolling hills to the north, Ventura is grounded in rich history and culture while also home to a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and a dynamic startup community.
It’s no wonder Ventura is considered one of America’s most desirable places to live with its thriving cultural scene, historic downtown, eclectic restaurants, nine microbreweries (and counting!), impressive park system (33 parks!), over 800 acres of open space, and award-winning schools.
There are endless opportunities to connect with nature in Ventura from hiking the beautiful trails of the Ventura Botanical Gardens and Arroyo Verde Park, to surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, fishing from the historic Ventura pier, biking along the Pacific Coast, or visiting the Channel Islands National Park – you name it, we’ve got it covered!
The City of Ventura has managed to retain its laid back, California beach town vibe while simultaneously embracing creativity and innovation. Come check out the city of good fortune and experience for yourself why Ventura is one of California’s most charming coastal communities to work, live and play!
Location, Location, Location
Arguably the greatest location on the West Coast and affordable rates - what does this mean for your company? This means a greater return on investment, not to mention a happy life for you and your employees when you're away from the office! Whether you seek to locate your business here or expand your real estate portfolio, you will find that Ventura far exceeds your expectations. Browse the commercial listings below or contact us and we'll help you find the right site for you.
In our backyard
Where else can you drive to the mountains, the desert, and the beach, all within a couple of hours?
The City of Ventura is home to more than 800 acres of parkland. There are 32 parks to choose from, each with its own scenic beauty, character, and amenities- ranging from rentable, covered picnic areas to sports fields and barbecue pits.
For beachside camping and golf courses located in the City of Ventura, visit the Parks & Recreation Department webpage for information.