SF Business Times ITV Special Supplement Cover

SF Business Times ITV Special Supplement Cover

Download the San Francisco Business Times special supplement that was published in conjunction with Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group (ITV).

Introduction – The Tri-Valley Tipping Point

Drive East on highway 580 anytime around rush hour, and you’ll reach an inevitable conclusion: a whole lot of people are coming and going to the Tri-Valley.

Even in comparison to Silicon Valley’s rapid sprawl to San Francisco, Oakland and adjacent cities, the population and economic growth in the Tri-Valley is happening at breakneck pace. The City of Dublin, for instance, has seen its population swell by more than 25 percent in the past five years alone, state estimates show.

The question now: how will local cities and a growing number of big-name business tenants navigate this growth — especially as they strive to maintain an often-cited high quality of life. “We can’t ignore the fact that there’s traffic. We can’t ignore that it’s expensive,” said Dale Kaye, CEO of nonprofit business advocacy group Innovation Tri-Valley. “But what we do have is a region richwith Innovation Assets that also boasts an excellent education system, a great quality of life and most importantly a passion, which eclipse any negatives.”

Read the entire supplement here.