San Francisco is using millions of dollars in federal grant money to help train and educate local residents to make them attractive hires for the booming technology industry.
As The City celebrates its emergence as a tech hub around industry heavyweights such as Salesforce.com and Twitter, city officials are emphasizing the need to make sure some of the benefits accrue for San Franciscans who don’t yet possess specialized technology skills. Read More
Salesforce.com is expanding its downtown presence by leasing about 450,000 square feet in a high-rise building that’s set to open in 2015.
Mayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday that the company leased the entire new building at 350 Mission St. and also will expand its current offices at 50 Fremont St. Read More
A plan to build 2 million square feet of office and retail space in Mission Bay as a headquarters for tech giant Salesforce has been suspended, a company spokesman said Monday.Rapid growth within the company was said to be the main reason for the delay.Salesforce, a cloud computing company, said in a statement it added 500 more employees in the past year, far exceeding expectations. Read More