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Modesto Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Modesto and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.


Those staying in corporate housing in Modesto, CA for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. The main economic driver in Modesto is the agricultural industry. The farmland surrounding the city has been fertile since the founding of the city and continues to support a diverse crop. However, unemployment here is still higher than the national aggregate and has been persistent before, during and after the recent recession.

One of the world’s largest almond farms is located in Modesto and so is the world’s largest winery. In terms of support industries, the Gallo Company also has the world’s largest bottle manufacturing company located here that supplies wine bottles to the Gallo winery. The winery is also one of the biggest employers in the area. Other employers here include manufacturing arms of the major food companies like Stanislaus, Frito-Lay, Foster, Olam and Del Monte. Aside from wine and nuts, the area is also a prominent supplier of olive oil, cheese and cereals.