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Why SoCal Tech?

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Well, why not?

Southern California’s tech/med-tech ecosystem is rich with talent and innovation, offering both cost and lifestyle advantages over markets north along the West Coast. Beyond beaches and movie sets, the region boasts some of the best engineering talent, top-ranked medical research facilities, and a community of investors and innovators working together… Read More

OC economy diversifies over last 10 years; 2007 vs. 2017

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Orange County snapshot4-10-17_COW_cropped

  • 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
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Orange County employment update │January 2016

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1-4-16_Orange County Economic Overview_Employment update_Jan2016_Page_1In December, Orange County gained 3,000 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes over the last year: Construction (+10,500) and Leisure & Hospitality (+8,300). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 41,400 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.1 percent from 4.2 percent the month prior, remaining lower than the California (5.8 percent) and national (4.8… Read More

Orange County employment update │December 2015

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1-4-16_Orange County Economic Overview_Employment update_December 2015_Page_1In November, Orange County gained 11,600 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes over the last year: Construction (+8,200) and Leisure & Hospitality (+8,200). Over the last 12 months, Orange County added 39,000 jobs. The County’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.2 percent from 4.3 percent the month prior, remaining lower than the California (5.7 percent) and national… Read More