EPS leads Development Strategy for the City of Austin, Texas

The Central East Austin Master Plan, Urban Renewal Plan, and other planning documents adopted in the 1990s were intended to guide public investment and private development in the East 11th and 12th StreetCorridors. Some of the goals of those plans have been realized, but much of the intended change for these corridors has not yet […]

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EPS Assists San Joaquin County and Mining Interests in Financing of Freeway Interchange

EPS assisted the San Joaquin County and private mining interest in securing a $28 million public financing to construct a new freeway interchange on State Highway 132 at Bird Road in south San Joaquin County.  The $28 million was secured March 22, 2012.  The new interchange will serve an aggregate mining area bordered by Interstate […]

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The City of Dublin, California Selects EPS-led Team to Prepare Economic Development Strategy

The City of Dublin has selected Economic & Planning Systems, the Center for Strategic Economic Research (CSER), and MIG to prepare the City’s economic development strategy.  This important project will encompass extensive real estate market analysis, an economic competitiveness assessment, and public outreach.  The City is seeking an actionable plan to guide the near-term activities […]

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EPS Informs Agencies about Impacts of California Supreme Court Decisions on Redevelopment

The recent California Supreme Court decision to uphold AB1X 26 and determine that AB1X 27 was unconstitutional ended California redevelopment as it was formerly known.  In the wake of that decision, Successor Agencies are presently scrambling to determine and manage “enforceable obligations” while simultaneously being required to dispose of former redevelopment agency assets “expeditiously” and “in a manner aimed at […]

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Fort Ord Base Reuse Reassessment

EPS, teaming with EMC of Monterey, has been awarded the Fort Ord Base Reuse Reassessment contract.  The project will entail a comprehensive evaluation of changed market conditions since the original Reuse Plan was drafted in 1997, and implications for the location, rate, and mix of development on the former Army Base.  EPS will also evaluate future public-private partnership (P3) options for […]

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Economic Sustainability Plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

EPS and a multidisciplinary team of researchers led by the University of the Pacific recently completed the Economic Sustainability Plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  This report to the State of California’s Delta Protection Commission details the contribution of Delta agriculture, recreation, and infrastructure to the regional and state economy.  In addition, the study considers […]

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EPS Economic Study Presented to UC Regents

EPS joined staff from the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP), to present its recently completed economic study to the UC Board of Regents at their meeting in San Francisco on Thursday, September 15, 2011. The comprehensive EPS study prepared for the UCOP evaluates and documents the range of economic effects that UC’s […]

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EPS Presentation at Four Corners APA Conference

EPS principal Dan Guimond chaired a panel titled Arterial Corridors, The Commercial Revitalization Frontier at the Four Corners APA Conference in Santa Fe, NM September 13, 2011. The panel explored the evolution of commercial revitalization from downtowns in the 1980s to aging malls in the 1990s to arterial corridors today. Fellow panelists included former EPSpian […]

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EPS retained to provide economic analysis for TIGER III grant

EPS has been retained to work on two Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants, offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The prospective projects are located in the City of Denver and Santa Clara County. The firm will be completing the Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) as well as analysis of the economic growth generated […]

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