San Jose - Retail & Industry
The San Jose City Council has approved a sprawling redevelopment plan on the west side of town that would turn a prominent shopping center into an 11-acre urban village development with residences, shopping areas, and open space.
The number of storefront cannabis dispensaries could more than double in the next few months if the city council approves new zoning changes that were pushed forward by the Planning Commission in a recent 8 to 3 vote.
Handmade Chinese dumplings, gourmet ramen, high-end outdoor and activewear, and hot yoga are all due to open by the end of the year at San Jose's Santana Row, which already saw one major new opening this week – Nike Live.
Guests at downtown San Jose’s Fairmont Hotel, including the Vegas Golden Knights pro hockey team, found themselves out of a place to stay Friday when the hotel shut down suddenly in the midst of a bankruptcy filing.
This has been a year of steady calls to support Black-owned businesses, and the holidays can be a great opportunity to vote with our wallets. Below is an incomplete list of Black-owned businesses to check out in the San Jose area this season.
Hoodline's Shop Local guides showcase a variety of mom-and-pop shops around the Bay. Check out our starter list of small businesses to support in the San Jose area. They all deliver crowd-free shopping and good old-fashioned customer service – and many offer customized gifts, private shopping appointments and personal phone consulations.
After a local businessman started a fund to cover the costs of San Jose businesses hit with fines for Covid violations over Thanksgiving weekend, support has flooded in from other business owners wanting to help.
For months now, most businesses have been adhering to health measures and restrictions brought on by the pandemic, but there has never been full-blown enforcement of the rules in Santa Clara County, until now.