Commercial Growth follows Residential growth.   Stores and restaurants that are looking to expand count rooftops (i.e., population) before choosing a location.   The residential growth that will come along with the largest annexation in Stanislaus County history (Zacharias Ranch) along with the build out of Villages of Patterson and Baldwin Ranch will give all your favorite shops and restaurants a lot of rooftops to count.

Shops and restaurants also like traffic counts.   Cal Trans measures traffic volume on their website ( Cal Trans show the 2021 Average Traffic Count of Highway 5 / Sperry at 57,000.   This gives Patterson a potential of 57,000 car or truck loads of customers daily.  

The City of Patterson has been discussing a large sign that would be visible from Interstate 5 to encourage travelers to stop in Patterson.   Once off the highway Patterson would also have “Way Finding” signs to encourage travelers to explore Patterson.  

Gallo Wine (G3) has leased roughly 365,000 square feet on Baldwin Road in Patterson.   They occupy one half of the 712,000 square foot warehouse next to S2A Modular.

LBA Logistics purchased a 56.5 Acre parcel to develop a 1.1 million square foot distribution center on Rogers Road in Patterson.  LBA logistics is a respected and trusted industrial real estate owner and investor.

LOCTEK, a company that makes products that make productivity healthier in the office, home, school, and medical settings was identified to be the tenant of a planned large distribution center that will be constructed on a 60-acre parcel on Rogers Road.

Safavieh Distribution has secured land for the construction of a 800,000 Square foot distribution center on a 37.8 Acre site on the east side of North Rogers Road in Patterson.  Safavieh began as a supplier of antique Oriental rugs to leading interior designers and now combines rug and home furnishings showrooms with a varied wholesale business, supplied by its own production lines from the classical rug weaving centers of the world.

Oak Harbor Freight has purchased 10 Acres near Loves.  Oak Harbor Freight Lines serves more points direct in the Northwest than any other single carrier.

The City of Patterson invested in a Derrigo Report to help identify what types of businesses are needed for our community.   Derrigo analyzes how City of Patterson residents spend their money and where they spend it.   The report identifies what many residents already know that we need sit down restaurants.  There are two new businesses that will answer that call.

Javi’s Mexican Restaurant is set to open soon.  Operating since 1987, Javi’s Mexican Restaurants can already be found in Turlock, Modesto, Oakdale and Hilmar.   The much-anticipated Javi’s Mexican Restaurant location in Patterson is at the corner of Del Puerto and El Circulo in the building that previously housed Pizza Plus and Round Table Pizza.   Javi’s Mexican Restaurant is known for authentic quality Mexican cuisine and is a great place to hang out with friends.

Ed Maring has converted the old Water District building at 22 North Del Puerto in downtown Patterson into a restaurant.   The building is amid a complete remodel and addition bringing it to just under 5000 square feet.   The building entrance will be on Del Puerto through the historic arches with a separate entrance to the large bar room.   The 28-foot bar will be finished with reclaimed wood and will feature an area where wheelchairs can access the bar.  Ed Maring states that “we are trying to create a very unique spot here” pointing out the rustic redwood beams.   In addition to the main dining area and bar there will be outdoor dining in a newly constructed patio and a private dining area that also features a ceiling made of reclaimed redwood beams.

The restaurant will be operated by Bob Campana, a restaurateur recognized for owning and operating the Redwood Café in Modesto and Oakdale.  This restaurant, however, will embrace the heritage of its roots by being called the Old Water Office.