Palo Alto

The City is known as the Birthplace of Silicon Valley and has developed a 3-mile dark fiber ring for ultra-fast internet access.

Welcome to Palo Alto

This town is located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose. It’s a community of about 67,000 residents in Santa Clara County. The city is about 26 square miles and has a lot of open spaces. Accessible to interstate 280, Highway 101 and Highway 84 it’s also easy to get to San Jose International Airport and not too far from San Francisco International Airport in the North.

The City of Palo Alto is over 100 years old and is named for its coastal redwood trees, Palo Alto means tall trees in Spanish. Palo Alto has a highbrow feel and is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technological development. Easily mixing tradition and innovation it is an extraordinary place as it is unique among California cities in that it owns and operates its gas, electric, water, sewer, refuse and storm drainage services.

The City is known as the Birthplace of Silicon Valley and has developed a 3-mile dark fiber ring for ultra-fast internet access. Its residents are highly educated, politically aware and culturally sophisticated. Palo Alto’s open spaces and parks are mainly City-owned and it’s Bay location and natural environment offers the opportunity to enjoy bird and aquatic life in a natural habitat.

Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto is also the place where you will find a slew of venture capitalists ready to fund the next Facebook. Palo Alto enjoys the closeness of Stanford University which is just a few blocks from California Avenue business district is bounded by El Camino Real, Park Boulevard, Sheridan and Cambridge avenues. Established in 1855 the district offers a wide variety of retail and is home to many outstanding restaurants, including coffee shops and comfort food establishments, from the casual to more upscale. You will also find 14 pieces of public art.

Palo Alto has about 36 neighborhoods all with distinct layouts and all described by their inhabitants as ‘tight knit and friendly.’ We know Palo Alto and look forward to taking you  on a tour of this multifaceted city so you can decide which area suits you best. Make an appointment with Mary or Robert.