Nestled against the northeastern slope of Mt. Davidson in northern San Mateo County, Brisbane is known as a charming small town with rural flavor surrounded by metropolitan amenities. The comfortable marine climate avoids the fog that is prevalent in San Francisco, creating an idyllic atmosphere for growth and expansion. While residential development is on the rise, they city already claims a significant economic base of manufacturers and services. Monster Cable Products is one of Brisbane's largest employers, followed by a number of leading electronics firms and printing companies. In fact, Brisbane has emerged as a major employment hub between San Francisco and its international airport along the Highway 101 corridor, welcoming a considerable population of daytime non-residents. A combination of available land, the award-winning Brisbane Marina, local employment opportunities and a prime location in the Bay Area are sure to keep Brisbane on the list of growing communities well into the millennium.