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Bryan Starr Starr: “Irvine’s proposal was the only one of the 238 submissions offering to finance the entire project privately.”

IRVINE, CA—As the number-one safest large city for 12 years running with an award-winning school district, and a deep pool of STEM talent and an unbeatable lifestyle, Irvine is Amazon’s one-click solution, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce’s president and CEO Bryan Starr tells GlobeSt.com. The City of Irvine recently made public its proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters, which claims the region offers something that no other city can offer: a fully financed and fully approved one-click solution for a new headquarters in the center of the best technology recruitment region in the world—Southern California.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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