SERVICES

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
  • 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

ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS
  • Calculation of jobs, economic output, and municipal revenues generated by new development, policies, or programs.

SPECIAL PROJECT ASSISTANCE
  • Other Special Assignments requiring a thorough understanding of land use economics

DISTRESSED ASSET ACQUISITION ASSISTANCE
  • Evaluation of fee and development agreement obligations

  • Annual Assessment/Tax Estimates

  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

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