Benjamin C. Sigman Promoted to Principal

“Ben’s promotion to Principal is the result of a substantive body of excellent work.  Ben brings a technical mastery and collaborative approach to his practice and acts as a strong mentor and role model to EPS junior staff.  We are very pleased that Ben is joining the firm’s leadership team as we continue to serve […]

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Economic Value & Impact: East Bay Regional Park District

Economic and Planning Systems (EPS), in coordination with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBPRD) and the Strategy Research Institute (SRI), is pleased to announce the release of an economic report on the value and impact of the East Bay Regional Park District.  Entitled, “Quantifying the Quality of Life”, this report updates EPS’s original 2000 […]

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What does Donald Trump means for construction?

Join us for what promises to be a lively panel discussion on the potential changes to and impacts on the construction industry under President Trump’s administration. The panel will discuss potential policies and their impact on our industry, changes in general economic conditions, investor confidence and what the new President might mean for the green […]

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Napa Valley Expo Fairground Overhaul

The financial landscape of the Napa Valley Expo (NVE) has significantly changed since completion of its Master Plan in 2003, mostly in part due to the 2013 earthquake and the incorporation of the BottleRock music festival. EPS’s recent work on the 2017 NVE Master Plan provides updated financial insight on fairground operations, including a market […]

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UCSF Announces Release of Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) unveiled an in-depth economic and fiscal impact report prepared by EPS.  This report provides context of UCSF’s fiscal and economic contributions to the City of San Francisco as well as the greater nine-county Bay Area.  Having conducted a similar analysis for UCSF in 2010, EPS was able to […]

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Cupertino Explores Traffic Impact Fee

Jason Moody, managing principal, discussed a proposed traffic impact fee in the City of Cupertino at a public workshop on Aug. 16. Read the full article here.  

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Sacramento Office Moves Downtown

EPS’s Sacramento office moved to the 28th Floor of the Wells Fargo Center, at 400 Capitol Mall in the heart of Downtown Sacramento.  With this move, Sacramento joins the Denver, Oakland, and Los Angeles offices in EPS’s commitment to each city’s respective Downtown District.  The Wells Fargo Center is a preeminent business location in Downtown […]

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Denver Appeal to Millennials

The City of Denver has become a real draw for millennials (people between the age of 25 to 35 years old). Between 2009-14, the city had the highest net annual migration gain of this age cohort of any metropolitan area in the United States. The New York Times reports that Denver has “become a millennial […]


EPS Leads MTC Forum on Infrastructure Finance

On  July 27th, EPS Managing Principal Darin Smith moderated an expert panel discussion concerning infrastructure financing tools and strategy.  In 2015, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) had retained EPS to author a paper on financing programs available to Bay Area cities.  The July forum was an offshoot of that work and was the second MTC […]

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