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Hacienda sees growth, business expansions

Growth will carry over into 2014, park manager says

Hacienda has seen a steady increase in occupancy over the last year and the park's tenants have been busy growing as well.

New tenant arrivals are from a variety of industries and are reflective of some of the stronger clusters found in the area, according to James Paxson, Hacienda's general manager. In addition, expansions within the park from existing tenants have also occurred.

"Hacienda has continued to see growth in 2013 that will carry over into the new year," Paxson said. "Beyond the business growth seen, what is particularly exciting to watch are the important contributions Hacienda companies make to their respective industries and to the local economy."

Paxson summarized some of the activities in Hacienda in the past three months:

Clarity Medical Systems

Clarity Medical Systems was been awarded two patents related to technology in the company's latest offering. One was for a device for refractive cataract surgery, capturing and displaying with high-accuracy continuous streaming and real-time refractive wavefront measurements during vision correction procedures, including overlaying data on a live image of the patient's eye.

"We believe this unique capability will provide the opportunity to deploy HOLOS to help ophthalmologists more rapidly and efficiently measure the patient's refractive state during vision correction procedures, including assisting surgeons as a refractive guidance tool intraoperatively," said Clarity president and CEO Keith Mullowney.

The second patent is for the attachment of the compact HOLOS wavefront sensor onto a surgical microscope.

Adept Technology

Adept Technology, Inc. recently introduced a number of primary and secondary food packaging robots and peripherals which are designed specifically to help food processing companies to meet new government safety and sanitation mandates, lower labor costs, and future-proof packaging lines.

"Food processors are looking to robotic automation with integrated vision and conveyor control to provide the speed and efficiency of hard automation but with flexibility for quick changeover between products," said Glenn Hewson, Adept senior vice president of Marketing.

"Robotic automation can also help processors dramatically lower distribution labor costs by processing mixed-product specific store orders on the secondary packaging line and eliminating repacking at distribution warehouses," he added.

New Tenants

Paxson said Hacienda also welcomed a number of new tenants to the park in recent months and had some businesses expand. These included:

AMS Consulting, 5627 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 320, a professional consulting firm specializing in infrastructure and facility asset management.

Baird Orthodontics, 5924 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 203, a provider of orthodontics services.

Better Homes and Gardens, 4733 Chabot Drive, Suite 100, a residential real estate company.

Fahrenheit Wood Fired Pizza (Coming Soon), 4747 Hopyard Road, Suite 5, a restaurant featuring artisan pizza cooked in a wood-burning oven.

ISC8, 4234 Hacienda Drive, Suite 206, a providers of cyber security technologies.

Langhong Technology USA (moved within Hacienda), 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 165, the U.S. branch of a company providing products to protect high-theft merchandise.

Navman Wireless (moved within Hacienda), 4473 Willow Road, Suite 220, a providers of vehicle tracking with GPS satellite technology.

New Galaxy Nail Spa, 4515 Rosewood Drive, Suite 200, a professional nail salon for women and men.

ProShred, 5635 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 405, a providers of on-site document destruction.

STS International, 4695 Chabot Drive, Suite 103, an IT firm providing managed services, managed projects, managed mobility services, software development services and field technical services.

Subway, 4515 Rosewood Drive, Suite 500, a restaurant featuring sandwiches.

Therapists Unlimited, 4309 Hacienda Drive, Suite 440, a providers of staffing services for therapy professionals.

Triverium, 5990 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 103, a providers of high level cyber security, privacy and regulatory compliance to a wide range of industries. n

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PLEASANTON, Calif. — The lifts will be raising Hacienda's annual holiday decorations this Friday, November 22, 2013. Continuing a fine tradition, the installation will be done once again by long-standing Pleasanton business, T. Marshall Electric, who has performed this work for Hacienda for well over a decade. The installations will begin early in the morning and will continue through the weekend, weather permitting.

"We are excited to help bring a festive look to North Pleasanton and to join in with the community in celebrating the season." said James Paxson, Hacienda's general manager. "Pleasanton has many wonderful seasonal traditions and we enjoy being a part those each year."

Each year, Hacienda's distinctive wreaths are hung from the arches at Hopyard Road and Stoneridge Drive, and Hacienda Drive and Interstate 580. Decorative accents are also included at all four of Hacienda's feature intersections which, in addition to the two just noted, include Hacienda Drive and Stoneridge Drive, and Hacienda Drive and Owens Drive. Kathy Miller, T. Marshall Electric, notes, "It's a great feeling to help bring the start of the holiday season to Hacienda and Pleasanton."

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