The Potential Economic and Fiscal and Spillover Impacts of the Proposed University Hill Hotel Development

Client: City of Boulder (CO) Nichols Partnership proposes to develop a 189-room hotel and 10,500 square feet of retail/commercial space on 1.4 acres of land within the University Hill General Improvement District (“UHGID” or “Hill District”). The redevelopment site includes the Pleasant Street public parking lot operated by UHGID. The UHGID-owned Pleasant Street public parking… Read More

Economic Base Analysis, Land Use Forecast, and Fiscal Impact Analysis of Growth Alternatives

Client: City of Bettendorf (IA) To provide an information base for the update of the City of Bettendorf, Iowa’s comprehensive plan, Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) was retained to complete an assessment of the City’s economic base and prepare a forecast of the potential building space demand and land required to serve demand. GG+A was… Read More

Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Chicago Executive Airport on the Cook County Economy

Client: Chicago Executive Airport The Chicago Executive Airport engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to estimate the economic and fiscal impacts that Airport operations and associated activities on Airport property generate for the Cook County economy. To estimate the impacts, GG+A reviewed the literature on economic development benefits and location decisions attributable to airports. GG+A… Read More

Financial Feasibility and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Proposed Omni Hotel and Conference Center at Arizona State University

Client: City of Tempe (AZ) The City of Tempe requested that GG+A render an independent opinion concerning the estimated value of the benefits the City can be expected to receive in comparison to the incentives that will be provided to Omni to bridge the feasibility gap associated with the proposed development. The proposed development will… Read More

Competitive Effects and Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Proposed Target Store

Client:  City of Scotts Valley (CA) The City of Scotts Valley retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to evaluate whether the development and operation of a proposed Target store in Scotts Valley, California is likely to produce competitive economic impacts likely to result in urban deterioration and decay. Additional purposes of the study include preparing… Read More

Estimated Fiscal and Economic Impacts of the Proposed Del Webb San Juan Oaks Development

Client: Pulte Homes Pulte Homes retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to estimate the fiscal and economic impacts of the proposed Del Webb San Juan Oaks development, a mixed-use project planned to include 1,100 age-restricted housing units, approximately 65,000 square feet of commercial space, and a 200-room resort adjacent to the existing San Juan Oaks… Read More

The Fiscal and Economic Impact of the Proposed Gateway at Millbrae Station Development

Client:  Republic Urban Properties Republic Urban Properties retained GG+A to estimate the fiscal and economic impacts of the proposed Gateway at Millbrae Station development (the “development”) on the City of Millbrae General Fund. The proposed development program included approximately 158,000 square feet of office space, 46,000 square feet of retail space, a 126-room hotel, and… Read More