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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This new office will allow EPS to better serve our existing clients and reach out to new clients throughout Southern California. Our new address is at 949 S. Hope Street, at the corner of 9th in downtown Los Angeles. Complete contact info EPS has an active practice in Southern California, which will be enhanced with […]
EPS is evaluating the market feasibility and opportunities for a proposed incubator supporting emerging “cleantech” businesses on property owned by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.
EPS is building an interactive model to quantify economic, environmental, and social impacts, (e.g. VMT reductions, waste reductions, energy efficiency) of various sustainable policy directives being considered by the City of San Antonio, TX.