Economic Recovery

August 31, 2020

Citing Fiscal Emergency, Mayor Garcetti Orders Furloughs For LA City Employees 

Citing the City of LA's dire fiscal circumstances, the absence of certainty regarding future expenditures to combat COVID-19, and with no guarantee of federal or state reimbursement, Mayor Garcetti quietly declared a state of fiscal emergency for the City of Los Angeles on Friday imposing 18 furlough days on city employees. TPR shares the Mayor's order here,

August 28, 2020

Council President Nury Martinez on Addressing the Cloud of Corruption over LA City Hall

President Martinez shares her commitment both to keeping Angelenos housed during the COVID public health and economic crises and to opposing one-size-fits all housing solutions currently under consideration by the California Assembly.

August 28, 2020

The Los Angeles Coalition Insights on State Budget & Tax Proposals

The Los Angeles Coalition’s “Insight on LA” breaks down California’s budget and income tax system, as well as provides changes necessary to safeguard economic development by broadening the state’s tax base.

August 26, 2020

California Legislature's $100 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan

Working groups from both houses of the California Legislature last month proposed a $100 billion joint stimulus plan to put the state on a path toward an equitable and resilient economic recovery by raising revenues without raising taxes by authorizing the state Treasurer to generate revenues by issuing vouchers for future taxes.

August 17, 2020

Carl Muhlstein on Re-closure’s Impact on Commercial Real Estate

Carl Muhlstein, to discuss the recent re-closure of California businesses and the subsequent impact on the regional real estate market.

August 11, 2020

WTCLA on Attracting & Retaining Foreign Direct Investment Post-COVID

TPR excerpts a panel discussion on WTCLA's Foreign Direct Investment in California, 2020 report, which assesses the positive employment impact of foreign-owned enterprises in the different regions of the state.

August 11, 2020

Mayoral Candidate Barbara Bry on San Diego City’s Path to Economic Recovery

TPR caught up with San Diego City Councilmember and candidate for mayor, Barbara Bry, to discuss her Roadmap to Recovery plan, as well as her priorities for housing, density, and economic development post-COVID.

July 23, 2020

Part 2: Culver City’s Tom Small on Post-COVID Budgeting to Enhance Economic Recovery & Address Housing Needs 

Culver City's Thomas Aujero Small, he discusses how his city—soon to welcome both Apple and Amazon—is prioritizing its economic recovery from the pandemic.

July 23, 2020

California Forward's Action Plan for Equitable Economic Revitalization

TPR excerpts California Forward's action plan, which outlines how the state can rebuild the economy by rapidly investing more resources into infrastructure while integrating investments in workforce training to ensure a steady pipeline of skilled workers and good, well-paying jobs.

July 7, 2020

Hudson’s David Kramer on NYC’s Pandemic-Proof Real Estate

President of Hudson Companies and TPR’s first editor, David Kramer, discusses New York City’s COVID response and recovery and its likely impact on multifamily housing development going forward.

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