April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact: James Paxson, General Manager
Hacienda Owners Association



PLEASANTON, Calif. — Following on the steady increases in occupancy seen over the last several year, the first quarter of 2018 has started off well for Hacienda. Tenant activity has been good with companies both moving to and within Hacienda over the weeks since the beginning of the year. Hacienda ended 2017 with around 440,000 sf of tenant activity and has already seen nearly 54,500 sf of activity year to date in 2018.

“The local market continues to look promising and we expect that Hacienda will receive a signifiant percentage of that activity. Construction continues on our new for-sale residential community, Andares, as well as major tenant improvement work at three separate sites” notes James Paxson, Hacienda's general manager. "In addition, we are likely to see new investment in Hacienda soon as well as proposals for new construction.”

Major Business Activity
Here is a summary of just some of what has gone on in Northern California’s largest mixed-use development in the past three months:

Velocify by Ellie Mae Wins LeadsCouncil LEADER Award

Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI) the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, today announced that Velocify has been recognized with a LeadsCouncil LEADER award for outstanding performance and innovation in the lead generation industry. Velocify is the recipient of one of only six coveted accolades awarded annually by the LeadsCouncil organization.

The LeadsCouncil LEADER Awards are the online lead generation industry’s first and only independent award program designed to acknowledge outstanding lead generation and lead technology companies. By identifying top companies, LeadsCouncil’s goal is to make it easier for members to find trusted partners.

“It’s incredibly humbling for Velocify to be recognized by LeadsCouncil and our industry peers for being a top innovator,” said Nick Hedges, Senior Vice President, Consumer Engagement Strategy at Ellie Mae. “With Ellie Mae, we’re continuing our commitment to innovation and launching initiatives like enriched .... more.


Zoho CRM Introduces Zia Voice, the First Conversational AI for Sales Teams, Along with Catalyst, a Hyper-Customization Platform for Enterprises

Zoho today unveiled Zia Voice, the first conversational AI for sales teams that adds speech and chat capabilities to Zia, Zoho's AI-powered sales assistant. Zia can now also predict deal closures and analyze email sentiment.

The company also introduced Catalyst, which helps businesses build and manage serverless applications and distribute them without having to worry about infrastructure or scaling. In addition, new features in Zoho CRM like Translations and Portals add to deepening their enterprise focus.

"We are delivering the first conversational AI for CRM, with Zia Voice," said Raju Vegesna, chief evangelist, Zoho. "Zia's enhanced AI capabilities will now help salespeople sell smarter, with contextual assistance and ... more.


CEOs Leading Scientific Breakthroughs at Otsuka and Spark Therapeutics to Keynote Veeva Commercial & Medical Summit

 Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) today announced that Dr. William H. Carson, president and CEO of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (Otsuka), and Jeffrey D. Marrazzo, CEO of Spark Therapeutics, will be featured keynote speakers at the 2018 Veeva Commercial & Medical Summit. Otsuka and Spark Therapeutics are at the forefront of innovation in life sciences, delivering first-of-their-kind breakthroughs in digital medicine and gene therapy.

Otsuka’s digital medicine system is the first ever to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Individuals with mental illness and designated members of their care teams can now use a prescription pill with an embedded sensor to track whether the medication is taken as prescribed. Spark Therapeutics’ product is the first gene therapy approved by the FDA to target a genetic disease and provide a one-time treatment for people with a rare, inherited retinal disease.

The CEOs from Otsuka and Spark Therapeutics will participate in a fireside chat to share insights on the major advancements their companies are making to improve patients’ lives. The industry leaders will also discuss the impact of ... more.

New Tenants
Hacienda has recently welcomed a number of new tenants to the park. New tenants arriving in Hacienda over the past three months include:

Medrio, 3875 Hopyard Road, Suite 375, Pleasanton, CA 94588, (877) 763-3746, Developers of software for clinical research.

Turbo Technologies, 3825 Hopyard Road, Suite 101, Pleasanton, CA 94588, [needed]

About Hacienda
Hacienda is the largest development of its kind in Northern California. Over 10 million square feet of existing, mixed-use space is occupied by some 680 companies that locally employ approximately 20,000 people. Hacienda’s businesses represent the best and the brightest of contemporary corporate America and provide the home to everything from small offices to regional centers to large campuses for company headquarters. In addition, Hacienda also features homes to some 5,600 residents. Residential developments also provide a full spectrum of choices from stylish rental units to single family detached homes.

Contact Information
Hacienda Owners Association
4305 Hacienda Drive, Suite 330, Pleasanton, California 94588-2738
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501 fax  e-mail  WWW