June 30, 2014
Hotel occupancy rates in Sonoma County increased by 5.1 percent over the year in May, reaching 78.6 percent in 2014 compared with 77.3 percent in 2013, according to the latest figures. …
Occupancy rates in Marin County were up in March by 11.2 percent. …
Also: Petaluma-based Lagunitas Brewing Company continues to carve its share of the ever-expanding craft beer segment, gaining 4.5 percent of the total market share in the sector, according to a recent report. …
July 1, 2013
Unemployment rates across the North Bay dropped in May, spurred in part by the start of the tourism high season and related hiring, according to the latest figures from the state Employment Development Department.
May 21, 2013
Visitors to Sonoma County spent $1.47 billion in 2011, a more than 9 percent increase over 2010, according to the latest figures released by Visit California.
March 4, 2013
ROHNERT PARK — In his annual economic forecast at the Sonoma State University Economic Outlook Conference, Dr. Robert Eyler, director of the university’s Center for Regional Economic Analysis, said that the six North Bay counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Mendocino and Lake could expect “broad growth” across various sectors through 2014.
February 6, 2013
ROHNERT PARK — Tourism in Sonoma County continues to rebound at an encouraging pace, with revenue and hotel occupancy rates besting those of the previous two years, experts said Wednesday at an annual meeting on local tourism.
December 3, 2012
Altus Equity Group, LP, in Santa Rosa announced that it funded and closed its latest investment fund last month. …
Bear Republic Brewing Company in Cloverdale brought home a silver medal at the 2012 Festival of Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer, the country’s largest celebration of wood and barrel-aged beer. …
Sebastopol-based Leff Construction has been awarded Residential Design+Build’s national 2012 Design Excellence Award for innovative technology integration for a custom residence project located in Cazadero. …
Marin County and Napa Valley restaurants will be participating in California Restaurant Month (DineinCA.com) for all of January, and those in Vacaville during Jan. 18-27. …
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit announced that it has been selected by The Bond Buyer as the Far West finalist for its “Deal of the Year” Award, recognizing SMART’s 2011 $191 million Measure Q Sales Tax Revenue Bond issuance for innovation in public finance. …
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