Mayor Matt Mahan’s Budget Plan

Just over two months after becoming Mayor of San Jose, Matt Mahan has put forward his first budget plan that has a major focus on public safety, homelessness, housing, and blight. It’s a self-proclaimed “back-to-basics” approach that he says will make San Jose a better city for everyone. “New spending really needs to be concentrated

2023-03-29T20:12:24+00:00March 28th, 2023|Legislative-Local|

Elected Officials at the NAIOP SV Brokers Panel

Seven elected officials and their staff attended the 2023 Brokers Panel Luncheon on March 9th!

It was a packed house with a team of experts discussing the state of the economy for leasing in the Bay Area. With moderator Ani Vartanian Boladian and our panelists Paul McManus, Kelly Yoder, Matt Taylor and Randy Scott were thoughtful and

2023-03-28T18:52:22+00:00March 28th, 2023|Legislative-Local|

Taxpayer Protection Act

The Taxpayer and Protection Act qualified for the 2024 ballot and it will give voters the final say on all new and higher taxes as well as create strong accountability and transparency on hidden taxes and fees that have driven up the cost of living for families.

According to the authors, some of the Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act’s key provisions are:

  • Requiring
2023-03-28T18:53:10+00:00March 28th, 2023|Legislative-Local|

End of Session Update

On September 30, the Governor’s deadline to sign or veto measures passed by the Legislature (note, the Legislature had until August 31 to send bills to the Governor.

Below, find a short list of priority bills that the California Business Property Association, of which NAIOP Silicon Valley is a member of, worked on to advance or

2022-10-27T22:28:14+00:00October 27th, 2022|Legislative-Local|

A Lunch Debrief!

During the month of October, NAIOP Silicon Valley arranged for lunch with the candidates running for Mayor of San Jose.  Both lunches featured an intimate discussion about the opportunities to support the growth of commercial development in San Jose.  Lunch discussions with County Supervisor Cindy Chavez and Councilmember Matt Mahan included:

  • Certainty of fees
  • Approval
2022-10-28T16:43:02+00:00October 27th, 2022|Legislative-Local|


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