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Economic Dashboards - OED compiles, maintains and analyzes data on Berkeley’s economy. Staff track and report key indicators, such as business occupancy, commercial vacancy rates and other demographic statistics that support business location decisions, marketing, and research.

In addition to OED’s regular economic reports to Berkeley City Council, OED staff are sometimes able to provide ad hoc reporting services in response to a particular business request. [more...]

Other Reports -

  • Small Business Retention Program – Summary & Findings Report - March 2021
  • Civic Center Vision and Implementation Plan - Worksession Presentation and Report - January 14, 2020
  • Small Business Support Update - Worksession Presentation and Report - February 5, 2019
  • Digital Divide - Worksession Presentation  and Broadband Master Plan Report – June 19, 2018
  • Small Business Support – Worksession Presentation  and Small Business Report – January 16, 2018 
  • Revolving Loan Fund Report and Presentation - July 18, 2017   
  • San Pablo Avenue Commercial Corridor Report and Presentation - December 13, 2016 
  • Telegraph Avenue Commercial District Report and Presentation - June 28, 2016 
  • Berkeley’s Food and Beverage Production & Distribution Report & Presentation - May 26, 2015 
  • Vacancy and Sales Tax Trends Report - January 20, 2015 
  • Adeline Corridor/Lorin Commercial District report - December 16, 2014  
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