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Dubroff: With California in decent shape the good times will roll on into 2015

By   /  Friday, January 2nd, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: With California in decent shape the good times will roll on into 2015

Forecasting is a dangerous game, but from this writer’s perspective, the relative good times enjoyed by the Central Coast during the past year should continue into 2015.

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More deals, development in South Coast CRE pipeline

By   /  Thursday, October 23rd, 2014  /  Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast  /  Comments Off on More deals, development in South Coast CRE pipeline

When you’re serving up steak and eggs for nearly 300 people the market must be doing well joked Brad Frohling, principal for Radius Commercial Real Estate and event moderator for the firm’s 7th annual Radius Real Estate & Economic Forecast breakfast. The event was held at Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort & Hotel in Santa Read More →

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Watkins: California jobs boom not what it seems

By   /  Friday, September 26th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

The Golden State has been outpacing the U.S. in job creation over the last three years, but all is not well. Skyrocketing housing costs mean that with a few exceptions clustered around the tech boom, California’s coastal counties are retirement havens, not entrepreneurship hubs. That’s the view from Bill Watkins, director of the California Economic Read More →

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Influx of young professionals could drive Ventura County housing market

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Influx of young professionals could drive Ventura County housing market

Despite a record drought, short-sighted policy making and a slow-to-start generation of self-established young workers, the outlook for Ventura County is bright. “It should be another year of expansion — you pretty much count on that — and no recession in sight, at least not yet,” said Mark Schniepp, director of the California Economic Forecast. Read More →

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Rupert: IT and finance lead Santa Barbara County growth

By   /  Monday, May 12th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Central Coast, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Rupert: IT and finance lead Santa Barbara County growth

Led by “off the charts” growth in the information technology, banking and finance sectors, Santa Barbara County is outpacing California when it comes to economic growth.

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Watkins: California’s budget surplus thanks to stock market, not Brown

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Watkins: California’s budget surplus thanks to stock market, not Brown

California is adding jobs faster than the national average, and the state has a budget surplus for the first time since the dot-com bubble burst in 2000. That’s led to some glowing national press for Gov. Jerry Brown, including a Rolling Stone article that called his budget turnaround a “miracle.”

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State economist cautions that California is still on the mend

By   /  Thursday, January 23rd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, South Coast, Tourism  /  Comments Off on State economist cautions that California is still on the mend

Santa Barbara County’s economy relies heavily on its billion-dollar tourism and agricultural industries, two of the fastest-growing sectors of California’s economy by number of jobs. But those are also industries with highly seasonal workforces and generally low-paying wages.

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