Forbes Magazine has called San Jose the happiest place to work in the United States, and there’s no wonder why. The self-proclaimed capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose is home to Adobe Systems, TiVo Inc., EBay, Fry’s Electronics, Google, Intel, and many more stellar companies in the technology sector and other industries, as well.
With so many successful corporations in and around San Jose, more and more people are traveling here for short-term and extended stays, and a rising number of those people are choosing corporate rentals instead of extended stay hotels or traditional rentals. If you want to feel truly at home as you get to know the area, find your favorite neighborhoods, and experience all there is to see and do in San Jose, corporate housing with CHBO is the way to go.
San Jose, CA Need to Know Info
Unsurprisingly, with its large number of large corporations and startups in the tech industry, San Jose has the largest number of patents of any city in the US. As a result, just a few months ago, in October of 2015, the city opened a new Patent Trademark office to better serve its creative and technologically savvy residents.
Not only does San Jose already have numerous businesses in the technology sector, but many of those corporations are looking to expand their presence here, as well. Apple has purchased a 40-acre site to accommodate their continuing expansion. Apple expects to locate 15,000 employees at this location, alone. That means that more lucrative and exciting tech jobs are coming to San Jose every day, and more talented young employees and contractors are on their way here all the time, either for permanent positions or for short-term contracts.
If you’re considering relocating to San Jose permanently after your stay in one of our corporate rentals, you should know that the housing market here is very favorable. The median sale price for homes in San Jose is $734,500, and the average listing price is $771,593. Furthermore, houses in the area have shown an average 72.8% appreciation over the last five years, and that number continues to grow, as well. So, once you find the perfect house in the right neighborhood for you and your family, you’ll be certain that you’re making a great investment for your future.
As you begin to look around for that perfect house and just the right neighborhood, you’ll want to check out some of the most popular neighborhoods around, including Willow Glen, Edenvale, Evergreen, Central San Jose, South San Jose, and Alum Rock. Whichever you prefer, and wherever you land permanently, you’ll be sure to enjoy the gorgeous climate with an average of 301 days of sunshine every year and an annual mean temperature of 60.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Of course, you probably want to know what there is to see and do while you enjoy your great job and all of those beautiful, sunny, and mild days, right?
Things to See and Do in San Jose, CA
First of all, if you’ll be starting your corporate housing stay in San Jose before February 7, 2016, you’ll be here just in time for one of the biggest events of the year. Super Bowl 50 will take place in nearby Santa Clara, California at the San Francisco 49ers’ stadium. Whether or not you have tickets to the game itself, if you’re a football fan, you’ll love being in San Jose for this. Stop by the free public fan village, Super Bowl City, and take advantage of all kinds of other Super Bowl themed events and activities. Super Bowl week kicks off on January 30th, and it’s sure to be a real blast for sports fans of all ages.Other attractions in San Jose are open all year long, including the Tech Museum of Innovation, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo, the Municipal Rose Garden, the Children’s Discovery Museum, Alum Rock Park, and much more. With beautiful natural attractions all around you and so many cultural, historical, and educational activities and attractions in the city, you’ll always have something fun to do.
Featured CHBO Property in San Jose, CA
Want to get the full San Jose experience? If you’re like a lot of millennials traveling to San Jose for short-term or permanent work, this gorgeous Verona Luxury master bedroom suite is perfect if you. Unlike cookie cutter extended stay hotels or corporate apartments, it has a great deal of personality, and it has an incredible view of South San Jose’s mountains and valleys. The full kitchen, laundry facility, and deluxe bathroom round out the property for a great place to stay as you get to know San Jose. This and other corporate rentals are available through CHBO to give you all of the amenities and luxuries you want from the moment you arrive in San Jose.
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