A long-awaited financial study of new ways to govern Isla Vista, both modest and ambitious, was unveiled Wednesday night before a crowd of 75 people at Santa Barbara Hillel on Embarcadero del Mar.
Working with the University of Hawaii, EPS prepared a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to solicit a Master Developer for the 168-acres University District lands adjacent to the University of Hawaii, West Oahu (UHWO) campus.
EPS evaluated the economic and fiscal assumptions and the revenue impact of both the proposed Mace Ranch Innovation Center (MRIC) and the Nishi Gateway Innovation District (Nishi) as well as the associated “ripple effect” that could be generated for the Davis and Yolo County economies.
The City of Davis released the Economic and Fiscal Analysis Report of the proposed innovation centers. The document is available online
EPS presented the results of its study to the SFMTA Board on August 18th on the impact of San Francisco’s local transit system on the City’s economy.
The Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility in Whittier CA was closed in 2004, and the State of California selected Brookfield Residential Properties to purchase and develop the site as a mixed-use community.
President Obama announced Friday that he will designate the Berryessa Snow Mountain region of northern California a national monument. The President’s designation, made under the Antiquities Act, will protect over 330,000 acres of natural lands and will bring significant economic activity to surrounding communities.
National Monument Designation for Berryessa Snow Mountain Likely to Have Economic Benefits for Local Economy
The proposed Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument would include nearly 350,000 acres of existing public lands in the heart of California’s inner Coast Range, north of San Francisco and west of Sacramento. The region currently supports a wide range of outdoor recreational activities, provides habitat for wildlife, and contains rare native plant diversity. National monument […]
The County of Kauai (Hawaii) features a mix of small towns, resort development, and rural and agricultural lands. The island faces market pressure for new housing, with home prices increasingly out of reach for native Hawaiians and workers in the service and agricultural industries. Rather than converting agricultural lands and open spaces to suburban housing […]