Doing Business

Why Do Business Here?

Beautiful coastal Oxnard is the largest city in Ventura County, situated along scenic Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica & Santa Barbara. Downtown is located three miles from the 101 Freeway. Downtown offers several natural amenities. It enjoys year-round Mediterranean weather and is just five minutes away from Channel Islands Harbor and Mandalay Beach. It is adjacent to the Henry T. Oxnard National Historic District, home to City Hall, the Oxnard Transit Center, Carnegie Art Museum and Heritage Square—a block of beautifully restored early 1900’s homes and buildings.

Downtown Oxnard Downtown’s merchant mix features market-leading national brands, emerging Indie shops,and local institutions that have earned a place in the heart of the community through generations of service. Consider the opportunities and find your place in the Heart of Oxnard. Here is just a sampling of the community of merchants that make Downtown Oxnard home.

National Brands

  • Starbucks
  • Cold Stone Creamery
  • Metro PCS
  • Subway
  • Jackson Hewitt

Independent Merchants

  • La Dolce Vita 1901
  • Corner Pocket Billiards
  • Barkley’s Insurance
  • Xielo Artisan Bakery
  • Sushi Way

Local Institutions

  • American Cleaners
  • BG’s Cafe
  • Golden Chicken Inn
  • La Central Bakery
  • Asahi Chinese Market – 100 years
  • Otani’s Fish Market – 65 years