If we build it will they come?
A Patch story last year asked that question about Lit San Leandro, the fiber optic loop that will bring 10 gigabit Internet connections to the city's industrial district and, arguably, make it attractive to high-tech tenants.
Now, as that that project gets attention from such prestigious media as the Wall Street Journal, Lit San Leandro has earned a place in the competition sponsed by the San Francisco Business Times to identify the top commercial real estate initiatives of 2012.
The word is spreading: San Leandro, once a great industrial city, is making a comeback.
Read more about San Leandro's emerging innovation economy.