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San Jose City-Wide Retail Strategy Update

June 29, 2018 | Blog

Sears. Toys R Us. Payless Shoe Source. Claire’s. The list of troubled and bankrupt retailers seems to go on and on. Yet retail remains a critically important part of any city’s economic, cultural and social fabric. All of which explains why San Jose has initiated wo…

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City Council Pays Tribute Longtime San Jose Manufacturing Leader

June 26, 2018 | Blog

On June 19, the San Jose City Council paid homage to Don Mountz, founder of Mountz, Inc. a legendary manufacturer and distributor of precision torque and fastener tools used around the globe. The Council adjourned its meeting in honor of Mountz, who died this January at…

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Update on Hammer Theatre Center, San Jose’s Performing Arts Partnership with SJSU

June 15, 2018 | Blog

One of San Jose’s most architecturally significant public buildings started as a Redevelopment Agency project in the heart of downtown, the Susan and Phil Hammer Theatre Center. Originally built for the San Jose Repertory Theatre, the facility was opened in 1997, feat…

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NSJ Startup Farmecology Seeks to Redefine Urban Farming

June 7, 2018 | Blog

Step into the spacious headquarters of San Jose startup Farmecology, and the first thing you notice are the glowing racks. But at this startup, they’re not filled with servers. Instead, delicate microgreens – kale, arugula, and specialty lettuces — thrive unde…

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