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The Role of Cities in Cultivating Silicon Valley Innovation

The post, “Big Idea 2014: Goodbye Silicon Valley, Hello Silicon Cities” caught our attention. Bruce Katz, the author of the post and a vice president at the Brooking Institution, takes the position that while Silicon Valley has delivered stellar innova…
the Innovation District Mr. Katz got half the equation right. The Innovation District is taking hold…gs BART station in the heart of its existing Innovation District http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/01/role-cities-cultivating-silicon-valley-innovation

The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America Part 1 — How Fremont Fits into the New Framework

It’s good to be ahead of the curve on an emerging trend — which is where Fremont finds itself just as a major new research paper has been released by the Brookings Institution related to Innovation Districts. The report validates the fact that Fremont’s I…
ased by the Brookings Institution related to Innovation Districts. The report validates the fact that Fremont…s Innovation District in Warm Springs focuses on the essential ass http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/06/rise-innovation-districts-new-geography-innovation-america-part-1-how-fremont-fits-new-framework

Exploring Innovation Districts Part 2: Defining Assets and Best Practices for Implementation

On Monday, we dove into the new Innovation District report from the Brookings Institute authored by Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner — specifically looking at the prototypes and forces that are shaping the new Innovation Districts. Today, we are diving even de…
we dove into the new Innovation District report from the Brookings Institute authored…ototypes and forces that are shaping the new Innovation Districts. Today http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/06/exploring-innovation-districts-part-2-defining-assets-and-best-practices-implementation

Jobs, Transit, Housing, Oh My! Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan is Approved

For some time you’ve likely been hearing about Warm Springs/South Fremont as a significant regional opportunity for employment-focused, transit-oriented development. (If you haven’t, you should catch up; if you have, then keep reading!) Recently, our clos…
look at the Brookings Institute research on Innovation Districts revealed that Warm Springs clearly fits the…of innovation. Peel back the layers of any Innovation District http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/07/jobs-transit-housing-oh-my-warm-springssouth-fremont-community-plan-approved

Fremont Plays Its Part in Goal for U.S. Manufacturing Job Growth

Last Monday, the White House announced several executive actions to further support U.S. manufacturing and issued a corresponding report. In the wake of this announcement, many are weighing in on where things currently stand — given the President’s origin…
th advanced manufacturing at the core of our Innovation District strategy http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/11/fremont-plays-its-part-goal-us-manufacturing-job-growth

Reinventing what it means to live in a factory town

Fremont, California is reinventing what it means to live in a factory town, and the electric car giant has joined in what could be a new era of U.S. manufacturing. Manufacturing may conjure up images of smokestacks and smelters, but two former industri…
rom Bruce Katz and Kelly Kline analyzing the Innovation District prototype…ways that recognize the common attributes of innovation districts…eld urban area in the U.K. are embracing the innovation district http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/07/reinventing-what-it-means-live-factory-town

How Fremont Fits into the ‘Innovation District’ Typology

you already know that Fremont has a thriving Innovation District. But…s Innovation District. It was originally printed on July 31…gy relies heavily on branding the area as an Innovation District through marketing collateral and district http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/09/how-fremont-fits-innovation-district-typology

How Fremont Fits into the ‘Innovation District’ Typology

As a regular reader of our blog, you already know that Fremont has a thriving Innovation District. But, you may not know what’s happening behind the scenes to build a supportive innovation ecosystem to support the physical infrastructure and marquee corpo…
you already know that Fremont has a thriving Innovation District. But…s Innovation District. It was originally printed on July 31…gy relies heavily on branding the area as an Innovation District through marketing collateral and district http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2015/09/how-fremont-fits-innovation-district-typology-1

Coworking Revolution – Startups Find Homes in Fremont

In 2013, Fremont was recognized as having the largest number of startups nationally per capita by SizeUp.com. The same year Newsweek/The Daily Beast named Fremont as the Most Inventive City in America. We became curious. Where are these startups located? …
Located in South Fremont in the heart of the Innovation DistrictBayside in the Innovation District Located in South Fremont in the Innovation District Located in South Fremont in the Innovation District http://www.thinksiliconvalley.com/blog/2014/03/coworking-revolution-startups-find-homes-fremont