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Javad EMS adds to a Thriving Electronics Manufacturing Industry in San Jose

October 7, 2016 by Donovan Lazaro | Blog

San Jose has long been home to a diverse electronics manufacturing industry. While the industry has morphed and evolved over the years in response to the demands of global market forces and changes in technological landscape, San Jose remains home to dozens of such busi…

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Inaugural Bay Area Manufacturing Survey

September 21, 2016 by Donovan Lazaro | Blog

Economic data plays a central role in our line of work. It’s how we know what industries are growing, how residents are faring and where our actions are needed most. For example, data shows us that manufacturing is one of San Jose’s largest sectors. Manufac…

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San Jose’s “coolness factor” is raised – the opening of Midtown Arts Mercantile

September 16, 2016 by Reena Brilliot | Blog

Last night we celebrated the grand opening of The Midtown Arts Mercantile project.  The 40,000 square foot building at 430 Lincoln Avenue has a 98-year history deeply rooted in the canning and agricultural history of San Jose. Mayor Sam Liccardo presided, and was enthu…

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The Young & The Restless, San Jose Edition

September 14, 2016 by Michelle Thong | Blog,

We brought economist Joe Cortright to San Jose to talk about why attracting college-educated young adults is so important for our city. Cortright is the Director of City Observatory, a virtual think tank and website with daily commentary that is on the “must-fol…

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