Services

Development

Our analytics are shaped by the latest market trends, economic dynamics, and best financial practices. We offer these primary areas of expertise:

Municipal Finance for individual projects and Specific Plans:
  • Finance Strategies
  • Urban Services Plans
  • Fiscal Impact Studies
  • Land Equalization Analysis
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Bonding Capacity Estimates
  • Fee Capacity/Burden Analysis

Demographic, Employment, and Land Use Assessments and Projections
  • General Plan Updates
  • Economic Development Plans
  • LAFCO Absorption Studies
  • Other Forward Planning Efforts

Development & Redevelopment  Market and Financial Feasibility Analysis
476491769 (1)
  • Evaluation of Market Support, Including Demand, Supply, and Pricing Dynamics
  • Financial Feasibility Analysis
  • Due Diligence
  • Urban Decay Studies
  • Environmental Impact Studies
  • Site Planning
  • Services Available for Projects with Residential, Retail, Hotel, Office, Industrial, and Special-Use Components (e.g. horse race track)

Environmental Alternatives Analysis
  • Economic Feasibility
  • Economic Policy Evaluation
  • CEQA, NEPA (404[b]-[1]), other

Development Impact Fee Work
  • Existing and Planned Projects
  • Fee Calculations
  • Fee Comparisons
  • Fee Credit and Reimbursement Calculations

Distressed Asset Acquisition Assistance
Housing Industry
  • Evaluation of fee and development agreement obligations
  • Annual Assessment/Tax Estimates
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

Special Project Assistance
  • Other Special Assignments requiring a thorough understanding of land use economics