Shop Scotts Valley
Shopping locally is a matter of pride in Scotts Valley, as residents have built relationships with their local business owners and have come to rely on them for meeting all of their shopping and service needs. The relationship between residents and business owners is unique in Scotts Valley, providing the kinds of benefits not typically seen in larger communities.
Supporting local businesses not only means supporting a neighbor or friend, it also benefits the community at large.Scotts Valley businesses support everything from the town’s schools, parks, and service clubs, to youth activities, music and the arts. “Shop Local” is not just a catch phrase in Scotts Valley. It translates into a stronger community.
Scotts Valley shoppers of all tastes and budgets will find the kind of diversity of stores and services found in larger metropolitan centers, while still enjoying the friendly service and personalized attention and care only found in smaller communities.
Several shopping centers offer a selection of professional and service outlets, including Kings Village, Graham Plaza, Scotts Valley Junction, Scotts Valley Corners, Camp Evers, Pinnacle Pass, Victor Square, Scotts Village, Tree Circus Center, Kmart Center, and Scotts Valley Plaza.
The City of Scotts Valley and the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce have created a business-friendly atmosphere, focusing on the prosperous economic development for area business and for the community. Both entities work together to actively encourage the development of new businesses and the growth of established firms.
The City has streamlined the process in order to reduce the red tape normally associated with business expansion and retention. One of the key elements of this effort is found in the Chamber’s guidelines for expediting the business license application process. The success of this and other new programs is evidenced by 166 new business licenses issued in Scotts Valley over the past two years.