Delave Inc. was
started by two graduates from San Jose State
University in 1984, Javier Vega and Frank De La
Cruz. Their initial business started out of the
local flea market selling tee shirts. From here
their investments grew as follows;
In 1987 opened a
screen printing tee shirt factory,
In 1990 partnered up
with DFS Shoppers, a major global airport retailer,
to operate the retail concessions at the San Jose
In 1990 also
acquired a Bay Area 5 store sporting apparel retail
chain and sold it in 1997.
In 1996 won an
additional airport concession at San Francisco
In 1997 won a
second airport concession at SFO.
In 1998 merged the
SFO airport concessions with operators from the LAX
to form PGC.
In 2001 moved its
tee shirt screening printing business from San Jose CA to Ensenada, MX.
In 2002 started
DeLaVe Real Estate Investments LLC.
In 2007 we started DeLaVe Realty Mortgage Inc.
As of mid year 2006 our companies
had total employment base of approximately 250
employees. We currently operate in San Jose, San
Francisco and Ensenada, MX.