Monday, August 17, 2009

August 2009 Downtown Dimension Highlights

The latest issue of Downtown Dimension has arived! Here are the highlights:

  • The Market (Safeway) opens it's first Downtown San Jose store on August 28th!  There are some concerns that it might put Zanotto's out of business.
  • SJSU will have to cut enrollment by about 10% due to budget cuts.
  • Silk Road Cafe has opened at 185 Park Ave. (same owners as Silk Road Bistro on San Fernando).
  • The Art Glass Center of San Jose has set up shop at 465 S. First. St.
  • D'Town Express offers dry cleaning and alterations at 15 Fountain Alley.
  • Headcase Salon is now providing hair and tanning services at 151 W. St. James St.
  • Legacy Partner's Riverpark Tower 2 is now leasing 316,000 sqft of Class A office space.
  • The Civic Auditorium was lit July 24rd with a new high-tech LED lighting system (as reported here earlier).
  • Downtown hotel occupancy is down from 67.04% last year to 55.65% this year.

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