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Santa Clara is located at the heart of Silicon Valley. With its prime location in Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is the headquarters for a number of technology companies. Santa Clara's companies design and build equipment to keep the  world running. From the latest software and hardware innovations to stores filled with computer parts, Santa Clara has everything needed for high technology professionals. When news breaks from Silicon Valley, it frequently comes from a Santa Clara-based company. There's more to Santa Clara than technology, however.

Santa Clara is home to a large nationally known university and a junior college. Santa Clara University is the oldest college in California and a leading employer in the community. This private college attracts students from all over the world and specializes in technology and business. A large group of local companies support the needs of this University and its students. The campus also houses the Santa Clara Mission.

Santa Clara is also home to Calfornia's Great America amusement park which brings lots of people into town during the spring, summer and fall. The Great America Park is conveniently located close to many hotels and restaurants. From parking lots to souvenirs, Great America has everything a vacationer needs.

Sports are popular in the community. Santa Clara is the home of a national soccer team and the headquarters of one of the Bay Areas football teams. College sports are played at the area colleges including Santa Clara University and Stanford. There are many local teams who use the city parks to play their games. Many teams are sponsored or  supported by local businesses.

Santa Clara has some of the largest hospitals and clinics in the county. The medical industry is a large employer in the city, and these clinics are supplied by many businesses for equipment, medical supplies and pharmaceutical services. The city of Santa Clara is another large employer in the area. Santa Clara has its own power company and also employs many administrative staff to manage the city services.

The hospitality industry employs many people in Santa Clara. With the high concentration of businesses headquarters in the city, many visitors from branch offices and overseas offices visit the city. This influx of people is serviced by the hotels and restaurants in Santa Clara. Accommodations range from two-star motels all the way up to four- and five-star establishments. Shopping centers and boutique shopping areas are popular in Santa Clara along with other entertainment. 

Even though Santa Clara is seen as a business center, there are still vestiges of the agricultural heritage that was once dominant here. Residents in Santa Clara can purchase fresh produce from a number of local farms and orchards in the area. Several local nurseries provide fresh flowers for all occasions and a choice of plants for those who want to start a home garden.

Santa Clara has many business opportunities for anyone looking to establish an outlet or new business. Santa Clara has  a well established base of customers. With the support provided by the city and the Chamber of Commerce, this city is offers unrivaled business opportunities.

 

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