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OED welcomes Housing Catalyst to Business Development staff

September 18, 2019 | Blog

OED is pleased to welcome our newest Business Development Officer, Jerad Ferguson, our first Housing Catalyst on the team. As the housing shortage across the Bay Area continues to take an economic and personal toll on so many, OED is committed to providing additional su…

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New pavement-level art in SoFA – x4

September 17, 2019 | Blog

In September, a celebration of new art in Downtown took place at the intersection of South First and San Salvador Streets. In fact, the art being welcomed actually defines the four sides of that intersection. Four colorful, lavish blocks of color designed by local artis…

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Olympus celebrates 40 years in San Jose and plans a move – in San Jose

September 17, 2019 | Blog

San Jose has been proud to be the home of Olympus America’s National Service Center for 40 years.  An OED contingent attended the company’s outstanding anniversary party on August 30, 2019. The employee celebration was held over the lunch hour on a lovely lawn next…

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OED gets a private tour of The Grad

September 10, 2019 | Blog

In August, a small group of OED staff were given a private look at The Grad, a 19-story dorm-style apartment building one block from San Jose State University.  The tour was hosted by Carol Schwartz, senior project manager for Amcal, co-developer with Swenson, and incl…

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