Business Advantages

As the 34th and newest city in Orange County, Aliso Viejo features state-of-the-art amenities throughout the community.  The many advantages of locating a business in Aliso Viejo are outlined below.

Strategic Location

Aliso Viejo is strategically located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego along the 5 Freeway and 73 Toll Road which provides convenient access to business and education centers.

Highly Skilled Workforce

The migration of residents to south Orange County has created a pool of highly-skilled and well-educated workers.  Over 95% of Aliso Viejo residents over age 25 have a high school diploma and 53% have achieved a college degree.  Aliso Viejo is home to Soka University, a private liberal arts college and graduate school that attracts top international students.  This community is ideal for recruiting quality employees.

State-of-the-Art Office Space

One of the most significant benefits of being a part of a new community is access to state-of-the-art retail and professional office space.  Modern buildings and technological amenities provide a thoroughly professional environment for any business.  Aliso Viejo offers a nice selection of professional office space at competitive prices.

Join Successful Businesses

Aliso Viejo is home to fast-growing entrepreneurial industries such as medical device, technology, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, computer hardware and software, healthcare and insurance.  Companies such as Bausch & Lomb, QLogic, Microsemi, Pacific Life and Buy.com are enjoying success in Aliso Viejo.

New and Well Maintained Infrastructure

Aliso Viejo’s streets, sidewalks, buildings and facilities are new and the City is committed to a proactive maintenance program in order to keep the infrastructure in great shape.  The City recognizes the financial and aesthetic benefits of maintaining the infrastructure on a regular, ongoing basis.

Convenient Transportation

Workers, customers and business associates will enjoy convenient access to businesses through various modes of transportation.  Air travelers can fly into John Wayne Airport and take the 73 Toll Road directly to Aliso Viejo’s main business district within 20 minutes.  Metrolink rail stations and regional buses supplement transportation to and from Aliso Viejo.  Within Aliso Viejo are walking trails and bike paths connecting to a regional trail system.

Jobs to Housing Balance

The concept of jobs to housing balance is a key component in Aliso Viejo.  Virtually all residents live within 2.5 miles of the City’s downtown core which provides convenient access to workers and customers.

Low Taxes and Fees

There are no business license or utility user taxes.  The City’s permit fees have been kept at very reasonable levels.

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