EPS Participates in the 2017 APA California Chapter Conference

EPS was pleased to participate in the 2017 APA California Chapter conference in Sacramento, the home base for one of our four offices.  For those interested in our panel presentations, please click on the panel title to access the presentations by EPS, California Forward, Kahn/Mortimer, Port of San Francisco, Western Riverside Council of Governments, and […]


Michelle Chung Receives 2017-2018 CPF Scholarship for Outstanding Student Award

The California Planning Foundation (CPF) announced its 2017 scholarship awards program for outstanding planning students in the State of California. A little more than $58,000 has been awarded this year to thirty-one deserving scholarship recipients. We are proud to note that Michelle Chung, Associate in our Los Angeles Office, was awarded the Outstanding Student Award […]


EPS Earns APA Merit Award for WRCOG Development Impact Fee Study

The Inland Empire Chapter of the American Planning Association has selected the WRCOG Development Impact Fee Study to receive the 2017 Merit Award in the category of Economic Planning. Development impact fees have become a critical part of California jurisdictions’ efforts to fund infrastructure over the last thirty years.  Their expanding use has raised questions […]


Hayward City Council Approves Mission Crossings

Economic & Planning Systems assisted MLC Holdings, Inc. in winning approval from Hayward City Council for their Mission Crossings project. The project will be MLC’s largest sustainable infill project to date, with 140 townhomes, a 93-room hotel, over 7,000 sf of retail, full solar PV program, and an urban farm.  EPS provided fiscal impact analysis […]

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Rediscovering Main Street: Strategies for a Thriving Downtown

Jason Moody, Managing Principal at EPS, participated on a panel at the Bay Area Planning Directors Association (BAPDA), Spring 2017 Meeting. The panel examined strategies that make for a successful and viable downtown, as well as future trends.  It included the perspectives of developers, economists, and other professionals. Click here to view Jason’s presentation

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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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