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What does "Clean Tech" mean for Fremont? Peeling back the layers...

As any proper economic development team would, we have spent significant time the last few years marketing Fremont’s strong “clean technology” cluster … until recently. That is, we started getting corrected by experts in this industry for generalizing wha…
ignificant time the last few years marketing Fremontthoroughly investigate the technologies in Fremont that play a role in the energy efficiency an… and how did they come to Fremont in such numbers http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/07/what-does-clean-tech-mean-fremont-peeling-back-layers

Got Place? Downtown Fremont Gets Creative

Recipe for city place-making: Start with a diverse and innovative population. Add proximity to transit. In a separate bowl, create policies that encourage pedestrian-oriented and mixed-use development styles and buildings. Stir and bake for a vibrant gath…
. Fremont is in its early stages of creating a new D… Fremont is turning the recipe on its head and putt… Taking cues from Fremont residents and Downtown property owners http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/08/got-place-downtown-fremont-gets-creative

Real World Experiences in Creating a Smart City

On Tuesday morning, Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan was featured on a “Smart Cities” Panel at the Frost & Sullivan GIL 2013: Silicon Valley Conference (Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership) featuring executives from cities, utilities and supplie…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/09/real-world-experiences-creating-smart-city

Innovation – A Core City Service

With Washington focused on budget battles and partisan gridlock, cities have emerged as the best source of government innovation. Our residents are busier than ever and more dependent on their smart phones and technology tools to keep them informed of no…
ovation as a core service. The City of Fremont has not waited for innovation to impose it…ctly support businesses and residents. Enjoy Fremont Official Restaurant http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/09/innovation-core-city-service

“Super MBAs” Take Note! Realizing the Value of Onshoring & Insourcing

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Product Realization Group’s 2013 Annual Symposium, where the theme was “Go Local.” Reshoring is all the rage with politicians and business media, and for good reason. I’m not suggesting offshoring or outsou…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/09/super-mbas-take-note-realizing-value-onshoring-insourcing

The Cleantech Open: It’s Not Our First Cleantech Rodeo

When the opportunity to host The Cleantech Open Western Region Finals came up, we jumped on it. After all, the City of Fremont is no stranger to cleantech. In fact, we’d consider the cleantech sector a rather close friend. We’ve overcome the Solyndra…
the City of Fremont is no stranger to cleantech. In fact… Fremont Economic Development Director Kelly Kline http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/10/cleantech-open-its-not-our-first-cleantech-rodeo

Slideshow of Downtown Living in Fremont

Over the summer, Paragon Apartments opened their doors to a whole new housing opportunity in Downtown Fremont. This is first residential project to be constructed within the Downtown core boundaries and was built by Urban Housing. The project brings an a…
a whole new housing opportunity in Downtown Fremont. This is the first residential project to be… peek into Fremont http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/10/slideshow-downtown-living-fremont

Got Sun? Alameda County Issues RFP for Largest Multi-Agency Renewable Energy Buy

Our region is known throughout the world as a place where big, game-changing ideas are born and take hold. A great example was the announcement last week that 19 Bay Area public agencies, including the City of Fremont, are joining together to request prop…
including the City of Fremonterties is one of many strategies the City of Fremont is pursuing to achieve the ambitious greenho… the Fremont Bank Aqua Adventure Water Park http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/got-sun-alameda-county-issues-rfp-largest-multi-agency-renewable-energy-buy

Q & A with Alter-G CEO

We recently sat down with Steve Basta, CEO of Fremont-based Alter-G. Alter-G manufactures revolutionary equipment to aid in physical therapy and improves mobility, including the Anti-Gravity Treadmill and the world’s first intuitive bionic leg. Keep readi…
CEO of Fremont and why Fremont works as the location for its headquarters. … assembly and shipping is done right here in Fremont. This both improves our operational efficien http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/q-alter-g-ceo

Onshore or Offshore? It’s all About Rebalancing Your Global Supply Chains

How do you know when it is time to bring your manufacturing back and what products should you manufacture in America? When determining the costs and feasibility of reshoring, there are many things that companies must consider. To get ready to reshore your…
http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2013/11/onshore-or-offshore-its-all-about-rebalancing-your-global-supply-chains