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If you’re considering joining the ranks of those that have made the move to Silicon Valley, you’re probably someone who either works or wants to work in the tech sector. Running from the shores of the San Francisco Bay all the way inland to San Jose, Silicon Valley is filled with tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and eBay as well as startups hoping to become the next great company. Home to millionaires, billionaires, and those wanting to become the same, Silicon Valley can feel quite intimidating upon arrival. Luckily, we’ve provided you with this helpful guide to assist you in settling into your new home easily. Keep reading for our top tips and things to know about this region.
The area known as Silicon Valley was once farmland and orchards before slowly transforming into a manufacturing and blue-collar hub after World War II. The name comes from the many companies in the area that manufacture computer chips, like Intel and HP. Initially, Silicon Valley was just the Santa Clara Valley but has since expanded to include more than two dozen cities of which no one can fully agree. It doesn’t really matter what communities exactly make up Silicon Valley, as undoubtedly the region will expand further as tech companies move out in search of more affordable office space. In short, you can safely assume that anything from the Bay Area to San Jose is likely considered Silicon Valley.
In addition to the great weather and plethora of outdoor activities, Silicon Valley has some interesting benefits that come with living and working in the region. We’ve listed some for you here.
Silicon Valley is, admittedly, not for everyone. But for those who dream of making it big in the tech space and making a name for themselves, it can be a great place to cut your teeth. Therefore, you need to focus on important things like getting settled into your new career and home. Leave the moving details to Trans Canada Movers.
We’ll take care of all of the cross-border moving logistics and paperwork for you. We are experts in long-distance moves to California and will transport everything you’re taking with you safely and securely. Get your free quote with our helpful moving calculator or contact us to get started. Silicon Valley awaits!
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