Work Place. Life Space.

Big things are happening in and around Walnut Creek’s 267-acre Shadelands business center.


Poised to be a world-class business community and employment center through the collaborative efforts of the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, the City of Walnut Creek, and Shadelands property owners themselves, Shadelands is attracting the next generation of owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are looking for abundant, affordable space; employee and customer amenities; and a welcoming, connected community that incorporates life spaces into work places.


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Spotlight on Shadelands

Celebrate Shadelands with family, friends & neighbors!

The Gathering Space at The Orchards is the place to be on Sat., Sept. 29, when Shadelands pulls out all stops to host Made in the Shade, a free, family-friendly community party, celebrating this vibrant business and lifestyle center. Shadelands may be Walnut Creek’s best kept secret and Made in the Shade is a block party that’s going to change that! Click here for more information.

Work Place

Work Place

A progressive employment and lifestyle center, Shadelands is a robust mix of professional services, R&D, light manufacturing, hi-tech, premier medical facilities, telecommunications, community service  organizations, government agencies, educational centers, community gardens, art studios & classrooms, athletic facilities, retail, a brewery, and more. Even the Walnut Creek Historical Society calls Shadelands home.


With an abundance of affordable space, Shadelands is a smart place to own property, expand a business, or launch a new enterprise. Its premium location offers high value; ample free parking; convenient, free public transportation; and break-through support technology.


Life Space

Life Space

Work Place. Life Space.” describes Shadelands’ contemporary vibrancy, aimed at serving today’s inventive business owners, employees, customers, and neighboring communities in one of the most beautiful and thriving cities in the East Bay.


Walnut Creek, 30 miles east of San Francisco, is embraced for its mild Mediterranean climate and picture perfect setting near Mount Diablo. The city offers a distinctive blend of urban flair, suburban grace, and peaceful wilderness. With enviable views of Mount Diablo and ample greenspace, Shadelands offers free surface parking and a variety of lifestyle amenities to serve businesses, employees, and customers.




Shadelands is located in Walnut Creek,  just three miles east of the I-680 & Hwy 24 interchange, bounded by Ygnacio Valley Road & the Contra Costa Canal Trail north of Mitchell Drive, and Lennon Lane & Oak Grove Road.


Free #7 County Connection shuttles, equipped with bicycle racks and free WiFi, run every fifteen minutes between Shadelands and the Pleasant Hill BART station via Treat Blvd. and Oak Grove Road, Mon-Fri, from 6:30am–10:00am, and 3:00pm–7:30pm.


Look for the custom-wrapped buses adorned with Shadelands’ branded Work Space. Life Space. View the schedule with exact times and route map here.