By Robert Carlsen of The Registry
The term “Golden Triangle” harks back to a mysterious and perilous Southeast Asian geography that defies time. It’s also a place that defies law being one of two primary locations in Asia where illicit drugs are produced.
There is a slice of Silicon Valley flanked by Highways 101, 237 and 880, and incorporating parts of Santa Clara, North San Jose, Sunnyvale and Milpitas that bears the same name. The golden moniker is an appropriate descriptor given the level of commercial, residential, retail, entertainment and hospitality real estate projects under way in this small region.
Major tech players such as Google, Cisco, Samsung and others are spreading out in rapid succession here. And they are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
According to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, the city put together a task force 20 years ago to study economic development opportunities in the fledgling Triangle, which was showing great promise in attracting burgeoning technology companies.
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