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Welcome to Think Silicon Valley

Doing business in Silicon Valley calls for connecting in the digital world as well as the physical world. Sure, our regular customers cut some slack. After all, as Fremont’s Economic Development Department, we are part of a government agency. However, …
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What’s Driving Silicon Valley’s Manufacturing Renaissance?

“Re-shoring,” “on shoring,” “right shoring” – call it what you want. If you think you’re hearing more about local manufacturing, it’s not your imagination. It is a real phenomenon that more and more companies are keeping their production operations in the…
or even moving them back from abroad. And Silicon Valley is ground zero for this activity. We are…intensive Silicon Valley cities and was even recently recognized by t http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/08/whats-driving-silicon-valleys-manufacturing-renaissance

Fremont’s Mayor Offers a Fresh Look behind Solyndra’s Demise

Recently, Fremont’s Mayor Bill Harrison took a look back at the very public demise of solar giant Solyndra, and shared the city’s lessons from that experience. You can view the original article here from PandoDaily, a startup tech website in Silicon Valle…
a startup tech website in Silicon Valley. The Mayor begins by examining how Fremon http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/08/fremonts-mayor-offers-fresh-look-behind-solyndras-demise

Why Award Recognition for Fremont’s “Silicon Valley Website” Matters

The Holmes Report named Fremont’s “Think Silicon Valley” website the winner of the “innovation in owned media” category last month. When we kicked off the campaign to increase awareness of Fremont’s proposition for business back in September 2012, the …
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Silicon Valley Prognosis? Strong. But Health Risks Lurk

Last week, Joint Venture Silicon Valley (JVSV) convened its annual State of the Valley conference, and Fremont was there in full force – on the stage and in the audience – with City representatives and Fremont companies in attendance. The overall message …
Joint Venture Silicon Valleylso meant staking a claim on our part of the Silicon Valley story with Fremont highlighted in many parts…Silicon Valley is sizzling ... and it might get hotter. http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/02/silicon-valley-prognosis-strong-health-risks-lurk

Q/A with Jennifer Duarte of Vestar

When word broke in December that Catellus Development had sold Pacific Commons to Chicago-based investor Heitman, it was big news. (Big, as in the largest retail transaction in 2013!) Most heartening to us was the fact that there was significant competit…
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Silicon Valley City Drives Down The Road Toward Sustainability

The City of Fremont has made a number of local headlines this month for reports on the high number of electric vehicle owners living within its boundaries. With a population of 221,986, Fremont holds 14.3 percent of Alameda County’s 1,554,720 residents. B…
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Meeting the Needs of Today’s Industrial Tenants – Why I’m Betting on Fremont

Our business climate is rapidly changing, and the industrial real estate market is no exception. With an explosive growth in e-commerce, just-in-time delivery expectations, and the resurgence of local manufacturing/assembly operations in Silicon Valley, w…
assembly operations in Silicon Valleyrter commute from San Jose and the rest of Silicon Valley. We are marketing to Silicon Valley use http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/04/meeting-needs-todays-industrial-tenants-why-im-betting-fremont

Q & A with Larry Carr, Executive Vice President, Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Anyone who follows Silicon Valley policy conversations about regional challenges knows that Joint Venture Silicon Valley is at the forefront of convening leaders and addressing these issues. As an active member of JVSV, Fremont recognizes what great value…
Anyone who follows Silicon Valley policy conversations about regional challeng…es knows that Joint Venture Silicon Valley is at the forefront of convening leaders and http://thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/09/q-larry-carr-executive-vice-president-joint-venture-silicon-valley

“Cleantech Comeback” Conversation Reaffirms Fremont’s Enduring Strategy

When Lindsey Gilpin recently posted her article, “10 Reasons Why Cleantech Made a Comeback in 2014,” on Tech Republic, it was tough for us not to say, “I told you so!” Through the ups and (more recent deep dives) downs, Fremont has steadfastly pursued a r…
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