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San Jose Airport Ranks Second Fastest Growing Medium Hub in U. S. – Points to Strong Economy

May 6, 2014 by SJEconomy | Blog

#sjinvestment Mineta San Jose International Airport increased passenger traffic by 5.9 percent in 2013, making it the second fastest growing medium-sized hub airport in the nation. Director of Aviation Kim Becker Aguirre noted, “This growth reflects the streng…

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San Jose Welcomes Dublin Lord Mayer | New Sister City Link with Guadalajara

April 6, 2014 by SJEconomy | Blog

#sjinternational Highlighting San Jose’s strong economic linkages with Mexico,  San Jose established a new Sister City affiliation with Guadalajara, which is Mexico’s center of information technology. San Jose is Guadalajara’s largest trading par…

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San Jose Ranks #1 in Nation for Upward Mobility

March 6, 2014 by SJEconomy | Blog

#sjtalent In a recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research, San Jose ranked as the #1 city in America for upward income mobility. Specifically, the report found that residents have the highest chance nationally if starting in the bottom 20% of income d…

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San Jose’s Foreign Trade Zone Expands and Streamlines the Process

February 6, 2014 by SJEconomy | Blog

#sjinvests Companies and cities in Silicon Valley can now access the Alternative Site Framework (ASF) Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) to expedite applications for eligibility. At San Jose’s request, recent approval by the U.S. Department of Commerce broadened FTZ access…

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