For Bay area shopping, San Mateo and San Mateo County have some of the best local businesses. The increasing number of boutiques is what keep tourists coming back, and what keeps the residents from leaving. San Mateo Businesses also have a certain feel to them. You walk away with a thriving community filled with interesting and educated people.
One spot worth visiting is the Serra Monte Center; here you'll find some of the most unique San Mateo, CA businesses. The Serra Monte Center is one of the most popular shopping centers in San Mateo County, and it has a store for everyone. While visiting the shopping center you can go to stores like Macy's, the world's largest New York & company, and even eat at a few local restaurants. Although, if you're looking for something a little more luxurious, then the Stanford shopping center is the place for you. In this shopping center there are more luxurious San Mateo California businesses, like Sharper Image and Tiffany & Co.
Hillsdale Shopping Center is considered tops in San Mateo, itself.
The best part of any vacation is of course browsing the different local businesses. Local businesses have a certain feel to them; the feeling of togetherness, is the one thing that keeps people coming back.
Additionally, San Mateo has a noted business community. Some of the largest employers here include: San Mateo County Community College District, San Mateo Medical Center, Franklin Templeton Investments, the City of San Mateo, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Safeway, Nordstrom and Macy's. Of course, San Mateo is within arm's reach of the booming business community of Silicon Valley.