Incorporated in 1991, the City of Murrieta is located in Southwest Riverside County 60 miles north of Downtown San Diego and 75 miles east of Downtown Los Angeles. Situated at the confluence of Interstates 15 & 215, Murrieta makes sense for your business. Our city government is focused on fostering entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes and industries. The Murrieta Innovation Center is currently home to seven medical technology startups including the regions first genomics laboratory aptly named Murrieta Genomics. The Economic Development Department works closely with the city’s Development Services Department, which is committed to growing businesses and the safe development of buildings and infrastructure through the enforcement of the city’s building code and other applicable city codes and ordinances.
Murrieta is home to a diverse population of workers and employers and the Economic Development Department here at the city is committed to continue to have a qualified workforce that attracts, retains and expands industries, and enhances the quality of life for residents in the City of Murrieta. Our city lies 90 miles north of the U.S. – Mexico Port of Entry of Tijuana Mexico, 90 Miles from the busiest U.S Seaport, the Port of Los Angeles and 16 international airports (Ontario, San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles LAX) all lie less than 75 miles away. Offering a strong economy built on diversification, small business vitality and quality of life Murrieta is proud to be the city in the middle of it all!