7 Reasons Bay Area Businesses Boom

Silicon Valley, the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, is known as the place where thousands of hopeful start-ups are born. A large number of those companies may have changed, or are changing, the world such as Apple, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, ebay, HP, Craigslist, Instagram as well as “newer” hot companies like Uber, Lyft, and airbnb. Have you ever wondered why Bay Area businesses boom? Check out our list and see why San Francisco companies have hit the jackpot.

1.  Community

Community

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You can actually meet people who do the same job as you at a bar, restaurant, networking event and even the gym! Furthermore, they will talk and discuss ideas even though you may be the competition. People who work in Silicon Valley want to be trailblazers and you may be the person who helps them get there.

2.Vibe

Vibe

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People love the energy that the city gives off. San Francisco’s skyline inspires workers to think outside the box.

3. Millennials

Millenials

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The millennial generation has moved into the Bay Area and these are the people who are going to move businesses forward. There are tons and tons of them just waiting to create the next big idea. They are collaborating more frequently and making moves towards their goals.

4. Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

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When a large technology based company hits it big, their success trickles all the way down. Construction companies have seen the largest climb in clients in years. This is due to the fact that tech companies need a place to work and local companies are continuing to benefit from this.

5. Proven Track Record

Proven Track Record

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People have just flocked to San Francisco simply because other companies have had such success here. Twitter, one of the largest social media platforms in the world, was founded in San Francisco in 2006.

6. Education

Education

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No other place has so many trade schools and community colleges for students to choose from which to choose. Also, don’t forget that there are also two amazing colleges in the area, Stanford and Berkley. There is so much talent to choose from that businesses simply have the upper edge.

7. Scenery

Scenery

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The skyline of San Francisco is enough to inspire anyone. As if that was not enough, the Bay Area offers great weather, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, great hiking trails, towering redwood trees, and is within a 3-4 hour drive from Yosemite & Sequoia National Parks, Carmel, Monterey & Big Sur, Lake Tahoe, and skiing in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The beautiful and diverse scenery helps to create a sense of openness, which motivates workers and helps them to become more creative.

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