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High-Tech-Employees Turned Artisinal – The Wood Connection Hand-Crafts Custom Cabinets in San Jose

November 14, 2016 by Donovan Lazaro | Blog

  The perception of Silicon Valley is tech, tech and more tech. But some thriving businesses in San Jose focus on artisanal skills, even if their founders started out in tech.  One of these is part of a thriving little community of custom cabinet-making, in the Mo…

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Therma Success Based on Quality, Service and Employees

October 31, 2016 by Donovan Lazaro | Blog

When Joe and Nicki Parisi established Therma Corporation in 1967, they could sense that the region was poised for considerable growth. Yet even they had little idea that the relatively quiet Santa Clara Valley would one day be home to the economic engine it is today. To…

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Eighth Downtown Broker Tour Draws 200 Real Estate Professionals

October 25, 2016 by Tina Kapoor | Blog

On October 5th, the Office of Economic Development led the 8th edition of the Downtown Real Estate Tour. The purpose of the tour is to showcase recent downtown success stories, highlight projects in planning and under construction, and reveal investment opportunities. …

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From the Economist’s Desk: Q3 2016 Snapshot

October 24, 2016 by Michelle Thong | Blog,

What’s happening with San Jose’s economy? Count on our quarterly snapshots to give you the scoop. Take a look at the data for yourself on our economic indicators dashboard.  Strong job growth across multiple sectors San Jose added a total of 10,370 jobs dur…

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