January 4, 2016
To learn more about current Silicon Valley commercial real estate activities, attend Connect Silicon Valley on Feb. 9 at the Glass House in San Jose.
Good news on the employment picture in Northern California. Tesla Motors, based in Palo Alto, will reportedly hire 4,500 people in the next four years.
The ramp-up for Tesla is based on its goal to make self-driving cars. The company currently has 1,600 open positions. Tesla’s owner, Elon Musk, said that he is seeking serious software engineers to support the company’s future advancements.
Tesla’s self-driving venture is called Autopilot. The company is competing with Apple and Google in its self-driving efforts.