Welcome to Sunnyvale: The Heart of Silicon Valley
The Sunnyvale area is known for its diverse and vibrant business economy within the progressive, well managed, and nationally recognized Silicon Valley community.The agricultural background from which Sunnyvale was known for at the time of its incorporation in 1912 has been replaced by hi-tech industries.
Some of the nation’s most successful business and industrial leaders are located in Sunnyvale, including AMD, Juniper Networks, Network Appliance and Yahoo, Inc. Sunnyvale is in close proximity to distinguished educational institutions such as Stanford University, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, UC-Santa Cruz, Art Institute of California in Sunnyvale, Cogswell College, De Anza College and Mission College.
Visitors and residents alike enjoy Sunnyvale’s picturesque suburban setting, low crime rate, quality schools and unparalleled parks. Sunnyvale is less than an hour from both the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco and is close to California’s famous redwood forests. Sunnyvale offers shopping convenience and variety with more than 49 neighborhood and regional centers, including downtown shopping and dining at Murphy Avenue - a unique and historic business district.
Downtown Sunnyvale underwent major reconstruction over the past few years and unveiled a European-inspired full-service, mixed-use, walkable downtown.
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