Since its establishment in 2008, ChinaSF has facilitated and supported the expansion of more than 70 Chinese companies in San Francisco, and helped countless Bay Area-based companies make important business connections in China. ChinaSF’s efforts have directly created over 500 jobs in the Bay Area.
2015 Economic Development Statistics
In 2015, ChinaSF recruited 22 new companies to San Francisco, providing roughly 50 direct jobs. ChinaSF attracted considerable Chinese investment to the city, primarily in real estate, where it brought roughly $450 million of Chinese capital to projects such as First and Mission led by Oceanwide Real Estate, a ChinaSF recruit.
*Delegations received refers to inbound delegations received by our offices.
ChinaSF continues to recruit more companies each year. From 2014 to 2015, ChinaSF recruited roughly 40% more companies to San Francisco, and brought in 22% more investment.
While ChinaSF focuses on industries in line with City priorities such as real estate, technology, and entrepreneurship, ChinaSF has broadened its base of potential clients across a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, life sciences, hospitality, education, and consumer goods.