Economy

Bay Watch: Region Ends the Year Strong, but Layoffs Loom image

Bay Watch: Region Ends the Year Strong, but Layoffs Loom

The Bay Area ended the year strong, adding nearly 14,000 jobs and bringing unemployment rates across the region down even further. And overall, the...
New Data: Professional Workers Returning to San Francisco Bay Area image

New Data: Professional Workers Returning to San Francisco Bay Area

We’re not out of the woods yet, by a long shot, but new data from LinkedIn this week found that younger, professional workers are returning to th...
Bay Watch: Bay Area Population Falls for Third Straight Year image

Bay Watch: Bay Area Population Falls for Third Straight Year

New data released this week by the California Department of Finance offers a first look at the region’s population in 2022. For the third straigh...
Bay Watch: Have We Really Turned the Corner on Inflation? image

Bay Watch: Have We Really Turned the Corner on Inflation?

New data released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics had markets excited about easing inflation readings for the month of December. With i...
New Report: Benefits of Optimizing Land Uses Near Transit Stations image

New Report: Benefits of Optimizing Land Uses Near Transit Stations

A new brief from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute this week highlights the benefits of optimizing land use at transit stations, with a parti...
$300,000,000,000 image

$300,000,000,000

The California tax machine is running at full throttle. Gov. Newsom today unveiled his May budget revision, and the numbers are gob smacking. There...
Council Supports Tax Exemption for Manufacturing, R&D Equipment image

Council Supports Tax Exemption for Manufacturing, R&D Equipment

California’s economic competitiveness would get a big boost under legislation (SB 1951, Grayson) the Bay Area Council is supporting to exempt man...
Council Talks with Rep. Doris Matsui about U.S. Competitiveness Legislation image

Council Talks with Rep. Doris Matsui about U.S. Competitiveness Legislation

The Bay Area Council Government Relations Committee held a special meeting with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) on Wednesday (April 20) a...
New Analysis: Tech Jobs and the Many Jobs They Create image

New Analysis: Tech Jobs and the Many Jobs They Create

An analysis released this week (April 13) by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute found that technology jobs are as important to local economies...
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Unveils “Welcome Back to SF” Campaign image

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Unveils “Welcome Back to SF” Campaign

San Francisco Mayor London Breed this week announced commitments by major employers to return to in-person work during the month of March and help ...
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