Adaptive reuse: From Ford auto plant to Great Mall From its opening as a Ford Assembly Plant in 1955, to its conversion in 1994, to one of the largest malls in northern California, Great Mall continues to be an important site in the City of Milpitas. Shortly after the incorporation of the City of Milpitas, California in 1954 the Ford Motor Company moved from
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City of Milpitas welcomes new economic development director Alex Andrade The City of Milpitas recently welcomed Alex Andrade as its new economic development director. Andrade brings two decades of experience to the job. He plays a crucial role in carrying out the City's commitment to moving Milpitas forward and improving the quality of life for its residents through economic and workforce development. Director Andrade
Milpitas Creating Workforce Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing is in the DNA of Milpitas. The city’s incorporation in 1954 and the arrival of Ford Motors new Northern California assembly plant created the template for advanced manufacturing that continues to this day. Although Ford left Milpitas in 1983 after a successful 28-year run, Milpitas is still one of the most active manufacturing centers in the
A New Urban Renaissance Transforms Milpitas The City of Milpitas seized the opportunity to redevelop underutilized industrial land to meet the high demand for housing, offices, and retail in Silicon Valley. The Milpitas transit-oriented village covers 437 acres of mostly former industrial properties on the southern end of Milpitas. [] Since 2008, Milpitas has experienced significant growth and development. Residential and mixed-use projects in
Milpitas: Invest, Innovate, Inspire Milpitas is one of the fastest growing cities in Silicon Valley and is home to a diverse and growing resident population of 78,106. Located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Milpitas features quality schools, public golf courses, high-tech companies, neighborhood shopping centers, and the Great Mall, known as the largest indoor shopping destination in Northern California.
City Conducting Study to Revamp Service Delivery to Community Study Aims to Enhance Service Delivery Posted on October 26, 2018 Beginning this November, the City of Milpitas will be conducting a Service Delivery Fee Study in order to enhance service delivery, address various operational and organizational issues, and ensure operational efficiency within some of the City’s busiest departments and department divisions. The departments included in
Top Milpitas Employers Open Doors to Local Students for Manufacturing Day 2018 2nd Annual Event Exposes Students to Career Opportunities Posted on October 16, 2018 Fifty high school students from Milpitas and Calaveras Hills high schools learned about career opportunities with local high tech manufacturers at the second annual Milpitas Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5. The event, co-sponsored by the City of Milpitas, Milpitas
Milpitas Wins Statewide Recognition for Workforce Development Initiative League of California Cities presented Milpitas with “Helen Putnam Award for Excellence” Posted on September 18, 2018 The City of Milpitas was honored for its innovative and effective Workforce Development Initiative with the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence during the 2018 League of California Cities annual conference this month. The Milpitas Workforce Development Initiative connects non-profits, schools,
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