Redevelopment 2.0 – AB2 Eligibility Tool

The recently adopted Community Revitalization and Investment Authority (CRIA) Law – Assembly Bill 2 – added a second new tool to the “post-redevelopment” redevelopment toolkit (the first being the Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District). To help California communities determine their eligibility to establish the new Community Revitalization Investment Areas (CRIA) and invest new property tax increment […]

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City of Salinas Economic Development Element Wins APA Award

The California Chapter, Northern Section of the American Planning Association has selected the City of Salinas Economic Development Element to receive the Award of Excellence in the Economic Development category at the 2015 APA Awards.


Master Developer Sought for UH West Oʻahu University District

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.

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Mace Ranch Innovation Center

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.

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Whittier Sees Hope in Plan to Transform Historic Nelles Property

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.

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President Obama Declares Berryessa Snow Mountain a National Monument

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.

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