Posts By: Elisabeth Handler

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND VISUALIZING THE SPEED OF SOUND

January 9, 2018 by Elisabeth Handler | Blog

OED’s mission is to drive a vital and competitive economy that increases prosperity and quality of life for our residents and businesses. In today’s Silicon Valley, that means more than good transit, available real estate and reasonable housing costs. It also means …

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STOREFRONT ASSISTANCE GRANTS

December 20, 2017 by Elisabeth Handler | Blog

As part of making Downtown San Jose more attractive and walkable, grants are available to small businesses interested in upgrading their sidewalk visuals. There are two kinds of grants – vacant storefront grants that provide reduced permit costs, and existing stor…

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DOWNTOWN FOOD AND DRINK OPTIONS EXPANDED IN 2017

December 19, 2017 by Elisabeth Handler | Blog

Guest Blogpost contributed by Nate LeBlanc, Business Development Manager, San Jose Downtown Association 2017 was a year of strong growth for cafés and restaurants in Downtown San Jose, marked by the opening of some great new places. I’m going to highlight some stando…

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COHESITY OPENS IN SAN JOSE

December 12, 2017 by Elisabeth Handler | Blog

Downtown San José was showing its best side on Dec. 11. As night fell, the lights from Christmas in the Park blinked on, and more than a hundred tech workers, real estate professionals, elected officials, philanthropists and City employees gathered on the eighth floor …

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