A masterfully planned, thriving center of business located in the heart of Southern California, the largest economy in the US. Irvine’s 57 years of preparation and innovation make it uniquely qualified to be the future home for Amazon’s HQ2. Today, Irvine is ranked as America’s fastest growing, most desirable, best educated, safest and healthiest large city.
AN UNBEATABLE LIFESTYLE
Just 15 minutes from OC’s best beaches, Irvine offers the best of Coastal California’s amenities with the sustainable lifestyle of America’s #1 master-planned city. With 300 days of sunshine each year, 57,000 acres of permanently preserved open space and one of the country’s top 10 park systems, residents enjoy endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, as well as lively entertainment in the city center, Irvine Spectrum. Combined with unmatched access to all of SoCal’s iconic arts and entertainment venues from San Diego to Hollywood, calling Irvine home means engaging cultural experiences are always within reach.
Built upon the cornerstone of UCI, a Top 10 Public University, centered in a region employing the highest concentration of STEM workers in the country, Irvine is a deep resource pool for forward-thinking companies. Irvine is already the business home to 1200 Amazon associates and over 900 tech companies. SoCal universities produce over 30,000 STEM graduates per year, ensuring a sustained talent pipeline for tomorrow.
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At the geographic center of Southern California with an efficient, well-connected transportation network. Irvine is served by three major freeway exchanges, a growing rail system and has convenient access to 6 FAA hub airports, including LAX. With $11 billion earmarked for future transportation improvements, the region will continue to set the pace for efficient connectivity well into the future.
Highly attractive HQ2 opportunities in the heart of a thriving business and lifestyle district, Irvine Spectrum. With over 8M square feet of existing and entitled workspace, Amazon’s growth can be accommodated in a series of distinct, yet interconnected campuses -- all through a single owner, Irvine Company.
Fully entitled, requiring no capital from Amazon and available immediately. Irvine Company has the capital resources, credit rating and ownership flexibility to finance the delivery of all of Amazon’s required workspace, with lease durations of Amazon’s choosing.