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San Francisco Employment Hits Second Highest Level In History

Having dropped to 4.8 percent in December, its first time below 5 percent since early 2008, the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked back up to 5.3 percent in January. The up-tick in San Francisco’s unemployment rate, however, was driven by a 4,100 person increase in the labor force... Read More »

San Francisco’s Key Economic, Building, And Transportation Trends

San Francisco’s Key Economic, Building, And Transportation Trends

The summary bullet points from the Planning Department’s just completed 2012 Commerce and Industry Inventory for San Francisco which covers a 10-year time-series of data, including population, employment, wages, business growth, retails sales, government expenditures/revenues, building, and transportation trends: Read More »

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

The Bay Area transportation, land-use and housing plan which is based on an expected increase in Bay Area population from roughly 7 million to 9 million people over the next 30 years is up for adoption by the Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission tomorrow evening.... Read More »

Nearly 20,000 New Jobs For San Franciscans Over The Past Year

Preliminary labor force counts for San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo counties peg the current unemployment rates at 6.5%, 5.5% and 6.0% respectively, down 0.2 points from November to December in San Francisco and San Mateo, down 0.3 points in Marin. As the size of San Francisco’s labor force... Read More »

Key Economic, Building And Transportation Trends

The summary bullet points from the Planning Department’s just completed 2011 Commerce and Industry Inventory for San Francisco which covers a 10-year time-series of data, including population, labor force, employment, wages, business growth, retails sales, government expenditures/revenues, building, land use, and transportation trends: Read More »

San Francisco Employment Trends And Dot-Com Context

San Francisco Employment Trends And Dot-Com Context

As we first reported a week ago, roughly 20,000 workers have joined the workforce in San Francisco over the past year with total employment at 432,600 and an unemployment rate of 8.1 percent. For context with respect to our last boom, employment in San Francisco peaked at 465,500 in... Read More »

Like 8,000 New Tech Jobs Expected This Year In San Francisco

According to a poll by the newly formed San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology & Innovation (sf.citi), their 125 member companies are expecting to hire “like 8,000 new jobs this year and counting,” according to Ron Conway, sf.citi’s founding Chairman. Read More »

Tech Job Quote Triptych

“By the end of last year, San Francisco had an estimated 30,700 tech jobs, just shy of the 32,800 around the peak in early 2001…In Silicon Valley, tech positions reached 106,300 in the fourth quarter, nearing the 112,700 crest.” “Jobs in the industry now account for 16.6 percent... Read More »