Video Games Produce Big Business in Irvine

Video Games Produce Big Business in Irvine

More than 2.2 billion people worldwide play video games, contributing to a $152 billion-a-year industry. Competition is fierce, but Irvine holds an advantage by being home to more than 900 high-tech businesses, including some of the biggest names in the gaming...
Irvine Ranch’s “Grand Canyon”

Irvine Ranch’s “Grand Canyon”

In the southern portion of OC Parks’ Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve sits “The Sinks,” a geological formation consisting of layered sandstone cliffs that resemble those in the Grand Canyon. With over 20 million years of aging, the red sandstone cliffs have become...
Irvine Tops List in Financial Health

Irvine Tops List in Financial Health

According to a new study dedicated to financial transparency in the public sector, Irvine is the financial healthiest big city in America. The “taxpayer burden” – what each resident would have to pay to eliminate a city’s debts – in averages out to $7,200...
Bay Area Tech Companies Are Being Drawn to Irvine

Bay Area Tech Companies Are Being Drawn to Irvine

Vincent California, a digital design and app development agency, has successfully expanded from Finland to Irvine’s Spectrum Business Center – by way of Silicon Valley. The company’s CEO, Ville Houttu, explains how he believes that “this is the direction that...
Irvine’s Balanced Checkbook

Irvine’s Balanced Checkbook

For three years in a row, Irvine has been ranked number 1 in fiscal strength, beating every other large city from San Francisco to San Jose to San Diego. So what contributes to this fiscal strength? It’s all part of the Irvine Master Plan. First, retail and property...
Destination Irvine Generates Nearly 12 Million in Hotel Revenue

Destination Irvine Generates Nearly 12 Million in Hotel Revenue

According to the Irvine Chamber of Commerce, Destination Irvine has generated nearly $12 million in hotel revenue year-to-date for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, with three months still to go. Most of this is accredited to either direct groups sales or marketing campaigns...

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