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Industrial Development
Creating Jobs and Strengthening San Jose's Economy

The San Jose Redevelopment Agency (SJRA) administers redevelopment projects and programs
in five Industrial Redevelopment Project Areas located throughout the City of San Jose. These areas collectively encompass 7,843 acres of developed and undeveloped land, predominately under private property ownership.

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Industrial Redevelopment Project Areas

The Redevelopment Agency's investment of nearly $600 million in infrastructure over a 33-year period beginning in 1977 has stimulated significant private investment, including the facilitation to create 70 million square feet of R&D, office, manufacturing, and warehouse spaces and over 80,000 jobs.

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Rincon de Los Esteros
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Monterey Corridor

Rincon de Los Esteros

Located in North San Jose, Rincon de Los Esteros, also known as the Innovation Triangle is considered to be the world's most prestigious high tech address.

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Area: 4,795 acre area bounded by Highways 101, 880 and 237
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1,400 of the world's best known international and multinational technology companies, employing over 56,000 people.

Major employers: Cisco, Texas Instruments, Novellus, Altera, Atmel, Brocade Communications, Cadence Design Systems, Seimens, Sony, Acer America, Hynix, Canon, Philips, Samsung, Lockheed Martin, Agilent, Rockwell Collins, eBay, Boston Scientific, Cypress Semiconductor, and Pivot Interiors.

North San Jose (NSJ)
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The City and San Jose Redevelopment Agency have developed a visionary plan to create a premier Silicon Valley corporate center in the North San Jose area.

Edenvale Technology Park

Located in South San Jose, Edenvale Technology Park, is the center of the rapidly growing life sciences and solar technologies industry in Silicon Valley.

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Area: 2,312 acre technology park located in south San Jose at the intersection of Highways 101 and 85
Approximately 12 million square feet of built space
Companies: An Agency investment of more than $90 million has attracted over 300 companies to expand and located in Edenvale and employ over 13,400 people.

Solar and Manufacturing Cluster facts>>
Employers: Aridis Pharmaceuticals, BrighTex Bio-Photonics, Clinimetrics, Cobham Sensor Systems, Hitachi Global, Storage Technologies, Integrated Device Technology, Jabil Circuit, Nanosolar, Nextest, Power Integrations, Covidien, Snap-On Incorporated, SoloPower, Stion, Stryker Endoscopy, Tacere Therapeutics

The technology park is also home to the San Jose BioCenter, a world class, state of the art life sciences research facility and business incubator sponsored by the San Jose Redevelopment Agency.
Monterey Corridor
The third largest industrial area by employment and area size and one of the largest concentrations of employers in San Jose. Businesses located in the Monterey Corridor include both heavy industrial and light industrial.
Area: 515-acre industrial area
11 million square feet of built space

More than 280 businesses and 6,728 employees
Business support and people serving industries such as garment manufacturing, recycling, roofing, auto services, cement manufacturing, tile manufacturing, sheet metal fabrication, transportation services, and other general contractor firms that are suppliers to the residential and industrial construction companies operate in the Monterey Corridor.

Employers: Comcast, Lucero Electric Manufacturing, AMC Glass, JRC Corp, ATC Paratransit, U.S. Health Works, Southern Lumber, A&T Precision Machining, Gold's Gym, Sun Sheetmetal, Seafood Express, San Jose Mailing, Off-Site Records Management, and Dung Vinh Inc., Restaurant Equipment.
This area houses traditional heavy industrial users. Businesses located in the project area can be described as business support and people serving industry clusters.
Area: 330-acre industrial area located north of Downtown San Jose.
4 million square feet of built space

More than 330 businesses with 3,500 employees
Types of companies include recycling, tile and cement manufacturing, sheet metal contractors, automobile parts and suppliers, and general contracting service providers

Employers: PG&E, San Jose Water Company, Silicon Valley Solutions, Tramslatel, Consenys Software, OSF International, and San Jose Warehousing are some of the companies
This area has 83 establishments operating traditional heavy industrial business in the Olinder Redevelopment Project Area.
Area: 158-acre industrial area
Approximately 2 million square feet of built space
Companies: 83 establishments and 1,425 employees
Employers: Air Systems, Inc., Acosta Manufacturing, California Wine Transport, Feista Food Products, A-1 Rents, and AMFAC Distribution Company

*Source: June 2004 EDD Data by OED
Employment number supplied by San Jose Business Tax license, Spring 2008**, Built square feet numbers by Colliers International - San Jose
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