A Model City
A master-planned community, Irvine if one of the best places in America to work, live, go to school, shop, and play. Among its numerous honors, Irvine has been named the Safest Large City in America by the FBI for 17 consecutive years.
Centrally located in the heart of Orange County, Irvine is adjacent to one of America's most passenger-friendly international airports — John Wayne Airport — with dozens of direct flights daily. Irvine’s 22 hotels offer a full range of guest accommodations. Here, residents and visitors can experience award-winning, globally-inspired cuisine, eclectic entertainment venues, diverse shopping options, and miles of hiking and biking trails, golf, sports venues, and parks.
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Irvine is a global hub for innovation and technology. Our industry verticals span a diverse horizontal — a technology landscape that includes medical, biochemical, medical device, automotive, energy, fiber communications, cybersecurity, and advanced manufacturing.
Top global technology companies have chosen Irvine as the location for their headquarters, including Edwards Lifesciences, Allergan, Broadcom, Alteryx, Ingram Micro, Masimo, Cylance, Mazda, Rivian, and Blizzard Entertainment, to name a few. Other top employers in Irvine, include Taco Bell, Google, Hoag, Kaiser Permanente, Johnson & Johnson, Parker Aerospace, Mazda, The Irvine Company, and Irvine’s largest employer, University of California, Irvine.
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City of Health
With billions in investment dollars, City of Hope, Hoag Health, and MemorialCare are undergoing major expansion in the city bringing additional leading-edge healthcare options to Irvine residents and visitors.
Irvine’s highly-ranked schools from K-12 to post-secondary institutions prepare our future workforce for careers at Irvine companies — a win for job seekers and employers alike.
Irvine is a culturally rich community. More than 80 languages are spoken by Irvine residents. Our award-winning restaurants represent eclectic global cuisine, which can be found at centers like Diamond Jamboree, the Irvine Spectrum Center, and at village retail centers throughout the city.
The Great Outdoors
Following years of being ranked among the top cities for our park system, Irvine was recently ranked Number 4 in the nation. Anchored by the Great Park and more than 22 community parks and 40 neighborhood parks. Parks make up an astonishing 26% of land in Irvine! To venture into the wild right here in Irvine, there are thousands of acres of preserved open space where you can see wildlife and take in breathtaking vistas of the city, and all the way from the mountains to the sea.