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Santa Barbara Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Santa Barbara and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.

Economy

Those staying in corporate housing in Santa Barbara, CA for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Being the county seat of Santa Barbara County, one of the major revenue streams of the town is the operation of the county government. Aside from that, academics, tourism, healthcare and aerospace provide significant income and wealth to the local population.

In terms of academics, the major institution here is the UC Santa Barbara, which is also the largest employer in the city, ahead of even the county government. Other than UC Santa Barbara, there is also Santa Barbara City College. The academic industry brings in federal and international revenues aside from some local revenue in terms of fees and tuition to the institutions. It also brings in revenue that generates other services from lodging and food.