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San Diego has become one of the top technology hubs in the country, according to a report from Cushman & Wakefield, which ranks the city ninth in the nation for its concentration of technology jobs. It’s a nice place to be. Technology industries contribute to local economic growth, office leasing and wage growth. The technology sector accounts for nearly 9% of total employment in San Diego.

Tech companies need access to capital and access to high-quality labor, and San Diego offers both. “Employment in technology industries, educated workforce and millennial population along with venture capital investment in the region are among the attributes that have placed San Diego on the top 10 U.S. tech markets list,” Jolanta Campion, research director for San Diego at Cushman & Wakefield, tells As a result, the city has captured a broad swath of technology sectors, including cybersecurity, aerospace, navigation and maritime, software, health IT, bioinformatics and cleantech, all of which contribute to the tech job density in the market.

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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