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  • 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.

  • San Rafael pawn shop

    San Rafael pawn shop closes after 57 years, leaving one less option for hard-pressed sellers

    Alan Hyman, sold his business to Robert Verhoeff, owner of Best Collateral. The latter company has eight stores in the Bay Area and has a forward-thinking business model, according to Marin Economic Forum head Robert Eyler.

  • Marin County jobs

    New data shows Marin County jobs recovered by 2012

    “Marin’s economic growth is a classic cycling that has occurred for the last three decades, creeping up from San Francisco and trickling out,” said Robert Eyler, professor of economics at at Sonoma State University who has studied the Marin economy.

  • marin

    Marin among U.S. leaders in gap between wages and housing affordability

    Rob Eyler, CEO of the Marin Economic Forum and an economics professor at Sonoma State University, said, "At the current minimum-wage level, the two major options are to combine households or commute from a lower-rent area. We don't have a great solution for it because we love the way markets work in almost every other way, but there are social costs."

  • Marin County

    Income marker highest 
in state

    What draws people to Marin, Mr. Eyler said, is the prospect of a desirable quality of life beyond, but not too far away from, the big city: good schools, rural character and a quick trip to the coast.

  • Buck Institute for Research on Aging

    Buck Institute in Novato partners with Google biotech entity

    Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum, said, “(We) are seeing this as a major marketing coup for the region. It really shows there is money out there that wants to make an investment in Marin County’s intellectual capital around life sciences.”

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 »

San Rafael pawn shop

San Rafael pawn shop closes after 57 years, leaving one less option for hard-pressed sellers

June 2, 2015

Alan Hyman, sold his business to Robert Verhoeff, owner of Best Collateral. The latter company has eight stores in the Bay Area and has a forward-thinking business model, according to Marin Economic Forum head Robert Eyler.

Full Story »

Marin County jobs

New data shows Marin County jobs recovered by 2012

June 2, 2015

“Marin’s economic growth is a classic cycling that has occurred for the last three decades, creeping up from San Francisco and trickling out,” said Robert Eyler, professor of economics at at Sonoma State University who has studied the Marin economy.

Full Story »

marin

Marin among U.S. leaders in gap between wages and housing affordability

May 27, 2015

Rob Eyler, CEO of the Marin Economic Forum and an economics professor at Sonoma State University, said, “At the current minimum-wage level, the two major options are to combine households or commute from a lower-rent area. We don’t have a great solution for it because we love the way markets work in almost every other way, but there are social costs.”

Full Story »

Dr. Robert Eyler

People: Week of May 25, 2015

May 26, 2015

Robert Eyler has served as a volunteer official since 2009, and as a board member since 2011. He is a professor of economics and the senior international officer at Sonoma State University as well as CEO of the Marin Economic Forum, a public-private partnership organization focused on economic development in Marin County.

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Marin County

Income marker highest 
in state

May 8, 2015

What draws people to Marin, Mr. Eyler said, is the prospect of a desirable quality of life beyond, but not too far away from, the big city: good schools, rural character and a quick trip to the coast.

Full Story »