Benjamin Sigman Blogs about the Bond

EPS Vice President, Benjamin Sigman shares his thoughts with ULI regarding the BOND condominium project in Oakland’s Jack London Square District. Click here to read full article   

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Denver Retail Conditions and Opportunities Study

Denver Retail Conditions and Opportunities Study

The City’s Structural Financial Task Force identified a strong retail sector as essential to its fiscal health, and recommended the City develop a more comprehensive program to deliver retail growth. The City engaged EPS to complete a comprehensive study to identify the opportunities and challenges to retail growth and to provide recommendations regarding a retail […]

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Andy Knudtsen Speaks at The Sonoran Institute’s Community Builders Summit

Andy Knudtsen, Managing Principal at EPS, presented his findings on past and future housing markets in six Montana, Idaho, and Colorado municipalities. at the 2013 Sonoran Institute’s Community Builders Summit in Bozeman, Montana. The summit explored how communities and the development community can position themselves for success in a changing world.  This summit brings together community leaders from throughout the […]

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San Francisco Plans New Multi-Purpose Arena on Piers 30-32

EPS is assisting the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) and the Port of San Francisco in negotiations with the Golden State Warriors (GSW) for the development of a new multi-purpose arena.  The proposed Project involves GSW’s rehabilitation of Piers 30-32 and construction of a new privately financed, state-of-the art multi-purpose venue with seating […]

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Pier 70 Master Plan

Economic & Planning Systems (EPS) continues to work for the Port of San Francisco and the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development (MOED), helping to negotiate the business terms for a long term lease with Forest City Enterprises, Inc. for the development of Pier 70.  Located on San Francisco’s central waterfront adjacent to the […]

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Mojave Solar Parcel Assembly Project

EPS completed a report titled, “Assembling Subdivided Private lands for Solar Development in the Mojave Desert.”  This report was commissioned by the Resources Legacy Fund in support of an ongoing Working Group composed of agencies and special interest groups involved in the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), an HCP/NCCP that has been under preparation […]

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Downtown Concord Specific Plan

As part of a team of consultants, EPS recently kicked off a specific plan process in downtown Concord, around the City’s BART station.  The Specific Plan offers a catalytic opportunity to provide greater growth and economic vitality at the heart of an already successful downtown.  Aimed at improving connectivity to and additional development around the […]

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EPS Selected to Deliver Paper at Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

EPS will deliver a paper at the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty on April 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. This paper will provide a case study of a Central American municipality and be titled “Addressing Local Economic Development through Municipal Land Policy and Fiscal Reforms”.  The paper will be an outgrowth of […]

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EPS Wins Economic Study in Whistler

EPS has been selected by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) to lead a high profile study and evaluate economic conditions and trends that will affect the success of this Canadian resort community in the years ahead.  The outcome of this analysis will support economic development and planning efforts currently being undertaken in conjunction with […]

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