Category Archives: Snapshots

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 is projected to
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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 number of STEM
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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 seeing this segment
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Population growth and median age: Which OC cities will be impacted the most?

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Orange County snapshot

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  • From 2016 through 2021, Orange County is projected to experience a 4.9 percent growth in population, with the highest growth rates occurring in Foothill Ranch (7.3%), Irvine (3.2%), and Brea (3.1%).
  • The largest population growth is expected to occur in areas where the median age is under 40 and concentrated throughout
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OC economy diversifies over last 10 years; 2007 vs. 2017

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  • In 2007, the Orange County economy was heavily influenced by the Financial Activities sector, specifically, the mortgage industry. The total nonfarm employment base was 1,521,500.
  • Current economic growth is being led by a diverse set of industries, including healthcare, technology, life sciences, and business services. The total nonfarm employment base is
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