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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 (, their 125 member companies are expecting to hire “like 8,000 new jobs this year and counting,” according to Ron Conway,’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 »