Spectrum Location Solutions Blog

WSJ: Gavin Newsom’s Nike Proposition: California’s Governor finds a business he wants in the state

July 6, 2019 – After many years of writing about companies leaving California’s business-hostile conditions, I’m pleased that The Wall Street Journal referenced my work in today’s editorial, which begins with this: “Republican Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this week said he’d revoke state financial incent...

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Another Reason to Sell Your California Business Property & Leave the State

July 1, 2019: A bizarre new property tax illustrates how progressives don’t even understand how building owners hate “non-performing assets,” writes Jon Coupal, in a column entitled, “Vacancy taxes: California’s latest crazy idea.” His column has frequently recounted how idea...

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New Jersey residents fleeing ‘in droves’ as state Democrats fight over new taxes

June 30, 2019: While high-tax states deal with the fallout from the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, New Jersey has considered imposing a millionaire’s tax on its wealthy residents. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy renewed a push to implement the tax – with a top rate of 10.75 percent – on...

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Another Auto Company Leaves California

Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. is relocating its headquarters from Cypress, in Orange County, to Franklin, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville. There are nearly 200 people working in Mitsubishi’s Cypress office. The relocation is being done to “take advantage of the area’s vibrant technology skillset...

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Phoenix’s ‘Rolling Message’ to California’s High-Tech Companies: ‘Get Out!’

An Arizona economic development agency has launched a gutsy campaign to interest California companies in locating where they will find a far friendlier business environment and better quality of life. Imaginative economic development officials in Phoenix have reached beyond traditional media in a wa...

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California’s Progressive Betrayal

The Golden State’s left-wing policies hurt working-class and middle-class residents Written by Joel Kotkin, the Roger Hobbs Distinguished Fellow in Urban Studies at Chapman University, executive director of NewGeography.com, and a published author who lives in Orange County, Calif. The recent Califo...

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