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Asset and Economic Development

Last modified: 2/25/2014 3:41 PM

Bruce J.M. Knopf, Director

This division of the County Executive's Office is responsible for implementing the County’s program for regional economic development.  The County collaborates with the 15 cities located within its boundaries for mutually beneficial economic development activities, as well as with other entities such as Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and with educational and nonprofit institutions.

This division is also responsible for County asset development, such as the lease or sale of surplus County land for commercial or residential development for the purpose of generating new revenues for the County.

“The County offers free technical assistance to small business, including:

Free Counseling
Business Plan Preparation
Financial Projections and Budgeting
Coaching Regarding Operating Challenges
Consultation around Purchase or Sale of a Business
Guidance on Funding Your Venture
Assistance with Loan Packaging
And More.....

For more information contact the Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center or the Hispanic Satellite Small Business Development Center, hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Silicon Valley located at 100 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, California, 95113. 

Dennis King, Executive Director
Phone: 408-248-4800
Fax: 408-351-3611

For More Information Please Contact:
Asset and Economic Development
70 West Hedding Street
11th Floor, East Wing
San Jose, CA 95110

Bruce J.M. Knopf
Phone: (408) 299-5155

Glen A. Williams
Asset Development Manager


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