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  • Santa Rosa

    Santa Rosa City Council sides with moving forward on study of rent control

    Real estate interests pointed to a study by Sonoma State Professor Robert Eyler, who concluded rent control would be a net drain on the local economy, spurring less spending on rentals, a decline in property tax revenue and transferring about $11 million a year from landlords into the hands of tenants.

  • Marinnovation

    Innovation is focus at Marin Economic Forum

    Dr. Robert Eyler, Marin Economic Forum’s CEO and Chief Economist, will lead off this year’s Marinnovation program on Sept. 15th, celebrating entrepreneurs, designers and innovators in Marin. This year’s program will focus on digital education and innovation.

  • Hamilton Landing, the office complex at the former Air Force base in Novato, was purchased Wednesday by Portland-based ScanlanKemperBard Companies.

    Novato’s Hamilton Landing office complex sells for estimated $82 million

    "Obviously, the dollar significance is there," said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum. “In the sense of the magnitude of the deal, it’s a reflection of the fact that the market is seeing Marin as a place to do business and a place where the value of property is rising. It’s a good sign in terms of other properties in Marin as far as property values rising for commercial buildings."

  • Rowland Plaza

    Novato office plaza acquired for $25 million

    A Novato office complex that once housed the city’s administrative offices has been purchased for $25 million as Marin’s commercial real estate vacancy rate continues to drop. “(The purchase) is hopefully a sign that forecasts of the northern migration of businesses into vacant office space is rising and this is a deal ready for that cash flow,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

  • College of Marin

    College of Marin refinances bonds, saves $2.35 million

    Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University, applauded the move. “I think it shows prudent financial planning on the part of (the college) in terms of taking advantage of relatively cheap money while still cheap given that interest rates need to rise at some point here soon,” Eyler said. “It is a good play, and a situation in which taxpayers benefit is even better.”

  • Marin's population is on the rise

    Marin County growing faster than earlier in the decade

    “It is the stronger economy that has allowed people to afford Marin,” said Robert Eyler, CEO of the Marin Economic Forum — a public-private partnership that works to enhance the county’s economic vitality.

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa City Council sides with moving forward on study of rent control

September 2, 2015

Real estate interests pointed to a study by Sonoma State Professor Robert Eyler, who concluded rent control would be a net drain on the local economy, spurring less spending on rentals, a decline in property tax revenue and transferring about $11 million a year from landlords into the hands of tenants.

Full Story »

Marinnovation

Innovation is focus at Marin Economic Forum

September 1, 2015

Dr. Robert Eyler, Marin Economic Forum’s CEO and Chief Economist, will lead off this year’s Marinnovation program on Sept. 15th, celebrating entrepreneurs, designers and innovators in Marin. This year’s program will focus on digital education and innovation.

Full Story »

Hamilton Landing, the office complex at the former Air Force base in Novato, was purchased Wednesday by Portland-based ScanlanKemperBard Companies.

Novato’s Hamilton Landing office complex sells for estimated $82 million

July 24, 2015

“Obviously, the dollar significance is there,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum. “In the sense of the magnitude of the deal, it’s a reflection of the fact that the market is seeing Marin as a place to do business and a place where the value of property is rising. It’s a good sign in terms of other properties in Marin as far as property values rising for commercial buildings.”

Full Story »

Rowland Plaza

Novato office plaza acquired for $25 million

July 8, 2015

A Novato office complex that once housed the city’s administrative offices has been purchased for $25 million as Marin’s commercial real estate vacancy rate continues to drop. “(The purchase) is hopefully a sign that forecasts of the northern migration of businesses into vacant office space is rising and this is a deal ready for that cash flow,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

Full Story »

College of Marin

College of Marin refinances bonds, saves $2.35 million

July 8, 2015

Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University, applauded the move. “I think it shows prudent financial planning on the part of (the college) in terms of taking advantage of relatively cheap money while still cheap given that interest rates need to rise at some point here soon,” Eyler said. “It is a good play, and a situation in which taxpayers benefit is even better.”

Full Story »

Marin's population is on the rise

Marin County growing faster than earlier in the decade

June 7, 2015

“It is the stronger economy that has allowed people to afford Marin,” said Robert Eyler, CEO of the Marin Economic Forum — a public-private partnership that works to enhance the county’s economic vitality.

Full Story »