The Palo Alto Business Coalition, which is comprised of Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG), Palo Alto Chamber and NAIOP Silicon Valley, continue to discuss the City of Palo Alto’s poll results and individual business interest in waging a campaign against the proposed tax increase.
The Palo Alto city council approves a significant Commercial Linkage Fee increase and is considering a square footage tax!
President Joe Biden has unveiled two momentous plans that are part of his “Build Back Better” agenda. Costs to fund the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan could result in consequential tax changes and have a tremendous impact on CRE.
NAIOP remains active with our coalition of partners to ensure amendments are made to AB 255, the Small Business ‘Commercial’ Eviction Bill.
Santa Clara’s 15-year legal battle with the City of San Jose, that has held up development of up to 24,000 housing units in North San Jose, could end because of the newly elected councilmembers from both cities.
Although not related to Silicon Valley or the Bay Area (yet), industrial and warehouse owners in SoCal are fighting a proposed Warehouse Indirect Source Rule (ISR) by the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD). NAIOP Silicon Valley supports the opposition of this proposed bill as outlined in a letter submitted by