Whether your organization needs an updated snapshot of the region, data from a specific sector, or an in-depth economic impact study measuring the effects of operating a business in the county, we are here to serve the needs of the Santa Barbara business community.

Consulting - We consult on all local and regional economic issues, providing up-to-date data and analysis from a variety of reliable sources.

Custom Data Extraction - We will compile economic data from specific regions and sectors and customize it to suit your needs. We specialize in local data collection, and currently analyze and update data for employment, commercial and residential real estate, GDP, demographics, education, environment, and more.

Economic Impact Studies - We organize and execute studies that measure and analyze the total direct, indirect, and induced economic impacts on Santa Barbara County and the State of California by a  proposed development or expansion, in order to determine the total contribution of the expansion to the Santa Barbara County economy. Some of the metrics we analyze include the following:

  • Total value of goods and services produced
  • Direct and indirect employment
  • Impacts of business visitors to the county due to the industry, including visitor expenditures