Business, California, Internet

Department of Vacant Buildings: eBay purchases San Jose campus & city officials kvell

According to a story in today’s New York Times , eBay is buying a vast San Jose office campus for future expansion. This is big news in a town filled with vacant dot-bomb office parks and emptying apartment complexes.
“This gives me hope,” says Mike Fox Jr. , chairman of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce and president of M.E. Fox & Co. Inc. Distribution Co. “The most successful dot-com company in the world has chosen to stay here. That’s good for the psyche.”
San Jose Merc story here .