Spectrum Location Solutions Blog

Leaving California: Elon Musk Moves To Texas And Takes Tesla With Him

“California not only lost Elon Musk, one of the most important innovators and entrepreneurs of the last two decades, but is now losing his Tesla headquarters to Austin, Texas. . . . With so many reasons for Elon Musk to stay, why did he leave? Because despite California’s generous subsidies, a...

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To California Businesses: After Yesterday’s Election—Had Enough?

“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” —Sir Isaac Newton Yesterday’s election that keeps Gov. Gavin Newsom in office shows once again that California voters ignore how their politicians violate the three basic pillars of functional governance—accountability, e...

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Sell the business, remain in California or move out of state? Lawyer Responds

Among the questions business owners ask attorneys is a common one – should we stay in California or should we leave? “Our family owns a small furniture manufacturing company in Southern California that is very much a happy, living dinosaur. We are a mini United Nations, with about 30 employees, most...

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Forbes Has Surprising Headline for Company HQs Exiting California

“Businesses Are Fleeing California Along With Its Residents, And President Biden Should Pay Attention” That’s the strong headline that Forbes attached to its story about the Hoover Institute’s report entitled, “Why Company Headquarters Are Leaving California in Unprecedented Number...

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Companies Keep Moving HQs Out of California – More Left in July and August

By Joseph Vranich California companies moving their headquarters out of state continues. as more relocations were discovered only one day after the Hoover Institution and my firm released the report “Why Company Headquarters Are Leaving California in Unprecedented Numbers.” The announcement and summ...

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New Study: Company Headquarters Leaving California in Unprecedented Numbers for States With Lower Taxes, Sensible Regulations and Friendly Public Officials

McKinney, Texas (August 24, 2021) – For the first six months of 2021, the number of companies relocating their headquarters out of California is running at twice the rate of recent years and is showing no signs of slowing, according to a study issued today by Spectrum Location Solutions and the Hoov...

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