Availability Study

In 2003, the County of Alameda (County) commissioned Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd., to perform an Availability Study. The purpose of the Study was to analyze the County's use of local, minority and women business enterprises (M/WBE) on County construction, architecture and engineering, professional services, and goods and other services contracts. The study period covered July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2003.

Alameda County Availability Study

The 396-page report is provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). It includes information about:

  • Legal Analysis
  • Contracting and Procurement Policies & Procedures
  • Prime Contractor Utilization Analysis
  • Subcontractor Utilization Analysis
  • Market Area Analysis
  • Availability Analysis
  • Prime Contractor Disparity Analysis
  • Subcontractor Disparity Analysis
  • Anecdotal Analysis
  • Race & Gender Neutral Program Assessment
  • Recommendations