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Downtown Progress Report: Mid-Year 2018

August 14, 2018 | Blog

Recently, OED’s Downtown Manager Blage Zelalich presented an update on Downtown to a committee of the City Council. Her presentation can be viewed, and highlights are presented here. A vibrant city center is eclectic, interesting and inviting; has strong commer…

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$70 Million in funds available for Cal Competes Tax Credit 7/30 – 8/20/2018

July 31, 2018 | Blog

The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit program. $70 million in tax credit funds are available for the current application period, which runs from July 30 throu…

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OneWheel hosts Adam Savage of “MythBusters” at San Jose’s BriteLab

July 24, 2018 | Blog

Adam Savage is well-known for his role in the popular Discovery Channel show, “MythBusters.” He is also an avid “one-wheel” rider, and a fan of the Santa Cruz company, Future Motion/OneWheel. Their OneWheel electric skateboard is designed in Sant…

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Urban Villages – Critical for San Jose Growth

July 19, 2018 | Blog

In order for San Jose to reach its goals of adding jobs and building housing, while also maintaining its Urban Growth Boundary, the city needs to build more urban mixed-use development within infill locations along key transit corridors. More than 60 of these planned gr…

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