Morgan Hill Ranch is a 350-acre master planned business
community located in Morgan Hill, California, approximately
one mile south of the San Jose city limit at the intersection of US Highway 101 and
Cochrane Road and 8 miles south of the intersection of
Highways 101 and 85. A location Map and an Aerial
Photo can be accessed from the Home Page of this web site to
locate the site and its surrounding areas. The original developer of
Morgan Hill Ranch is Venture Corporation of Larkspur, California. The
developer of the final major phase is Mission West Properties of Cupertino,
Sixty companies have located in Morgan Hill
Ranch including Abbott Laboratories (medical electronics), Anritsu Company
(microwave communications), Ericsson Inc. (cellular telephone electronics),
Sakata Seed America (bio-tech seed), Fox Racing (recreation), Young’s Market
(beverage distribution) and Alien Technology (high-tech manufacturing).
Additionally, an extended-stay hotel, restaurants, shopping and affordable
apartments are part of the already completed portion of the Morgan Hill Ranch
community. Altera Corporation, one of Silicon Valley’s leading high-tech
manufacturers, purchased 20 acres for a future a 350,000 square foot campus at
Morgan Hill Ranch. A new housing development is underway at the northwest
corner of the Ranch at the corner of Monterey Road and Cochrane Road. Mission
West, a prominent real estate investment trust / developer based in Cupertino,
California, purchased 56 acres on the west side of Butterfield Boulevard and is
currently planning a large mixed-used business and residential community.
Construction has recently been completed on these
new projects at Morgan Hill Ranch:
Venture Commerce Center, a
commercial condominium consisting of 20 privately owned business properties.
Tierra Vista, a 31,000
square foot office building now being
leased to multiple tenants. Developed in a joint
venture between Venture Corporation and South Valley
Venture Professional Center, a
medical / professional office condominium development consisting of 39,000
square feet of Class - A office properties. See
Technology Corporation’s 81,000 square foot
headquarters / manufacturing 2-building facility.
/ office buildings with a combined rentable area of 19,400 square
feet on Digital Drive. Now available for lease.
Office/distribution facilities totaling 67,800
square feet developed in a joint venture between Venture
Corporation and the building tenant, K. R. Anderson, Inc.
A 21,000 square foot office
building on Digital Drive leased to Metro One
A 60,000 square foot manufacturing facility
for high-end stereo system speakers and sub-woofers
developed by Velodyne Acoustics.
A 35,300 square foot R&D / office facility for
Western Technology Marketing, a robotics
marketing / manufacturing company. Developed in a
joint venture between Venture Corporation and Western
The final 56 acres of Morgan Hill Ranch is being developed by Mission West
Properties and are
ready for development. Mission West is one of Silicon Valley's largest
commercial property owners and developers. This area is presently subdivided into 32 legal
parcels, the larger parcels of which may be further subdivided as needed.
Smaller parcels may be merged to accommodate the needs of larger companies.
The developer is actively designing buildings for some of the available land
parcels, including build-to-suit projects, office buildings and R&D facilities.
Click on the NEW BUILDINGS & AVAILABLE LOTS button on the Home Page and then
click on any numbered lot on the Parcel Map to learn about the lot sizes and
dimensions, to see building designs that are suitable for these lots and to
learn about joint venture and purchase programs. The Morgan Hill
Ranch Joint Venture Program in particular is attracting
companies due to the many financial benefits that the
program offers businesses of all kinds.
All utilities are in
place in Morgan Hill Ranch. Water, gas, electric
and high-speed Internet access systems all have sufficient capacity to meet the needs of
new Morgan Hill Ranch companies. All Morgan Hill Ranch
boulevards and smaller roads are complete except for two small
street extensions (Jarvis Drive and Sutter Place) that are
fully approved and will be constructed when new companies
are ready to use them.
The size of U.S. Highway 101 has doubled with the addition of 4 more
travel lanes. Commuters now enjoy the benefit of 8 lanes of freeway travel
The economic growth of the South Bay area has been fueled by
the explosive growth in Silicon Valley. Even as the growth
has subsided, Morgan Hill Ranch is benefiting appreciably
from companies seeking attractive land pricing, lower
development costs and proximity to more affordable housing. Because Morgan Hill has not been overbuilt, its rents and
vacancies have been far less impacted than most of Silicon Valley. Companies choose to locate in
Morgan Hill because of the lower cost of housing, lower
rents and costs of ownership, quick reverse commute into the
heart to Silicon Valley and because many of Silicon Valley’s
senior corporate officers live in the local area.
For information about Morgan Hill Ranch, please contact Mark
Heavey (firstname.lastname@example.org) at:
125 East Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Larkspur CA 94939
Fax: (415) 464-1950