Don’t miss Irvine homes in your Orange County home search. The city is a great place to be, for business, recreation, and education. Home to the University of California, Irvine, the city is committed to excellent education. Irvine public schools turn in top-notch performances on state standardized testing. Many earn a perfect 10 score on GreatSchools.org, a popular school rating site. Parents and students also give excellent reviews. UC Irvine brings world-class concerts and other events to Irvine real estate owners.
Though decidedly urban, the city also balances the need for open spaces. The City boasts 19 community parks and more than 40 neighborhood parks and special facilities for residents to enjoy, including the Orange County Great Park where there is a sports complex, a fascinating historical timeline, and a super cool carousel. The Great Park Balloon is an enormous orange balloon that rises 400 feet in the air, offering riders a panoramic view of the park and its surroundings.
The Irvine Spectrum Center offers a full shopping and entertainment complex for people living in Irvine. With more than 100 boutiques and shops the Spectrum is one of the largest outdoor shopping facilities in the country, taking advantage of the moderate year round weather. Beyond shopping, Irvine Spectrum Center truly is a one-stop entertainment destination, complete with the Improv Comedy Club, a 21-screen movie and IMAX theater, a 24-hour fitness center, a spa and more than 30 dining establishments for everything from a gourmet meal to a quick cup of frozen yogurt or a latte on the go.
Irvine is the headquarters of many national businesses, including In-n-Out Burger, Standard Pacific Homes, Broadcom and Vizio, among many others. The city wholly committed to building up its business community. Not only is Irvine a great place to live, it’s a great place to do business.