Category Archives: Research

Positioning your real estate portfolio to succeed in today’s healthcare environment

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How can we improve the health of our communities, while also reducing costs and maintaining high-quality care? And how will we pay for it? These are the most vexing questions facing healthcare executives nationally and in our local communities.

Typically, the real estate in a healthcare system’s footprint represents one of the largest sources of value—and capital investment—for the system. Drive through Orange County today and you’ll see more ambulatory facilities, urgent care… Read More

OC residential density increases with further multifamily development

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Orange County snapshot

  • At the end of 2007, there were 66,138 multifamily units in Orange County from midsize and large complexes, compared to a current total of 105,725. During this same time period, the local nonfarm labor workforce has expanded by 50,800 employees to 1,585,600.
  • From 2016 to 2021, Orange County
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Own a tech firm in California? Locating it in OC will save a company millions

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Orange County snapshot

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  • This analysis takes into account 20,000 square feet of office space, 134 employees (based on 150 square feet per employee), and a five year lease with 3 percent annual rent increases.
  • Orange County’s tech industry is expanding due to the highly talented and educated workforce (including the large
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Fewer bricks, more clicks, & virtual tellers: Five Changes on the Horizon for Branch Banks

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BankingOutlookThe banking model of yesterday was all about the brand with the most locations—the “bricks”. Today, banks are measured by how effectively they deliver remote, anytime, anywhere access to their customers—the “clicks.”

The days of the bank branch being the most immediate and visible way customers interact with banks are long… Read More

Orange County tech ecosystem expands as coding bootcamps increase their local presence

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Orange County snapshot

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  • With an expanding local tech industry, coding bootcamps are growing their footprints around major business hubs and popular Orange County amenities.
  • As established and startup tech firms grow in Orange County, coding bootcamps help to provide an educated and skilled labor pool for these companies. These businesses are
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