The latest big tech company to take a serious look at San Jose is none other than the 800lb gorilla from Seattle. Microsoft has purchased close to 65 acres of "farmland" in North San Jose bound by 237, Zanker Road, and the Coyote Creek. They want to use the space to build either 1.2 million SQFT of light industrial space or a 436,880 SQFT data center and 728,000 SQFT of light industrial space.
Either of the options on the table would not bring as many jobs and tax dollars t
Microsoft, poised for expansion into north San Jose, has bought 65 acres of empty land along State Route 237 between Alviso and Milpitas, signaling that the site fits into its plans to widen its reach in cloud and internet technologies. The Redmond, Washington-based tech titan paid $73.2 million for the land on the western banks of the Coyote River, in a location where some tech campuses have begun to sprout. “We continuously explore opportunities to meet the needs of a futur