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  • Editorial: Marin economy bounces back

    Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum, reports that the outlook is bright: Personal income is projected to grow at an average rate of 2.2 percent between 2014 and 2016; payroll employment shows continued growth; and Marin's taxable sales per capita are the third-highest in the state. By all accounts, the commercial vacancy rate is falling throughout the county.

  • Old Town Novato

    Marin business forecasters see slow, steady expansion in 2015

    "Marin County was recovering in 2011 and 2012, but it was really in 2013 and this year when you saw the fruits of recovery blossom throughout Marin's various industries," said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

  • The Dixie Schoolhouse

    Marinwood project may wallop Dixie schools, Marin economic report concludes

    A study by Marin Economic Forum chief Robert Eyler outlines a variety of potential fiscal and social factors associated with a controversial plan for 72 affordable and 10 market-rate dwellings.

  • Novato

    Novato to consider de-funding business improvement district

    "If the members of the BID don't want the BID, that certainly is a powerful argument that something is not working correctly in terms of how the BID functions," said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University.

  • Solano County

    Economist to put Solano in regional, global context

    Dr. Eyler will discuss “living wage” movements as a result of recent election decisions in Oakland and San Francisco. He will also address opportunity costs of growth, such as traffic, homelessness, underemployment, long-duration unemployment, plus land-use constraints on growth.

  • San Anselmo on Dec. 31, 2005

    Weather Channel website ranks Marin 17th worst place to own a home

    "If you think about the devastation that could happen if there is a fire, considering how tightly packed homes are in some places, it's not a shocker that it's a relatively risky place," said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

Editorial: Marin economy bounces back

December 12, 2014

Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum, reports that the outlook is bright: Personal income is projected to grow at an average rate of 2.2 percent between 2014 and 2016; payroll employment shows continued growth; and Marin’s taxable sales per capita are the third-highest in the state. By all accounts, the commercial vacancy rate is falling throughout the county.

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Old Town Novato

Marin business forecasters see slow, steady expansion in 2015

December 8, 2014

“Marin County was recovering in 2011 and 2012, but it was really in 2013 and this year when you saw the fruits of recovery blossom throughout Marin’s various industries,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

Full Story »

The Dixie Schoolhouse

Marinwood project may wallop Dixie schools, Marin economic report concludes

November 23, 2014

A study by Marin Economic Forum chief Robert Eyler outlines a variety of potential fiscal and social factors associated with a controversial plan for 72 affordable and 10 market-rate dwellings.

Full Story »

Novato

Novato to consider de-funding business improvement district

November 20, 2014

“If the members of the BID don’t want the BID, that certainly is a powerful argument that something is not working correctly in terms of how the BID functions,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum and a professor of economics at Sonoma State University.

Full Story »

Solano County

Economist to put Solano in regional, global context

November 20, 2014

Dr. Eyler will discuss “living wage” movements as a result of recent election decisions in Oakland and San Francisco. He will also address opportunity costs of growth, such as traffic, homelessness, underemployment, long-duration unemployment, plus land-use constraints on growth.

Full Story »

San Anselmo on Dec. 31, 2005

Weather Channel website ranks Marin 17th worst place to own a home

November 7, 2014

“If you think about the devastation that could happen if there is a fire, considering how tightly packed homes are in some places, it’s not a shocker that it’s a relatively risky place,” said Robert Eyler, head of the Marin Economic Forum.

Full Story »