Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Target Industry Analysis

Client: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority The Airport engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) to conduct a market study to identify potential beneficial land uses and target industries for the Airport land and building space. The Airport includes over 1,050 acres of land available for development of which 350 acres of land is designated for aviation-related… Read More

Market Analysis of Apartment Uses in Brookfield

Client: City of Brookfield (WI) The City of Brookfield had received an increase in applications for the development of apartment units in Brookfield. To be able to put the requests for development approvals in context, the City of Brookfield retained GG+A to evaluate the market for apartment units in Brookfield and to estimate the demand… Read More

Market Research and Strategic Policy Actions to Support Revitalization and Enhancement of College Avenue/71B Corridor

Client: City of Fayetteville (AR) The City of Fayetteville engaged RDG Design & Planning to prepare a plan for the College Avenue/71B corridor in Fayetteville.   Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) was engaged to complete an assessment of the market for retail uses on the College Avenue/71B corridor and the Northwest Arkansas Mall. To complete the… Read More

Market Research, Real Estate Financial Feasibility and Valuation Analysis, and TIF Advisory Services

Client: Village of Sugar Grove (IL) A developer, Crown Community Development (“Crown”), proposed developing approximately 454 acres of land in Sugar Grove for industrial uses. Crown provided a forecast of the anticipated build-out of the project and a request for a considerable TIF subsidy to the Village of Sugar Grove. The Village retained Gruen Gruen… Read More

Housing Needs Assessment and Workforce Housing Need Projection

Client: City of Chandler (AZ) The City of Chandler retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to evaluate the need for affordable housing in Chandler. GG+A conducted an analysis of the existing City of Chandler housing inventory by price in comparison to the existing income characteristics of Chandler’s household base and therefore the ability of Chandler… 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

Airport Influence Area Market Analysis and Planning Recommendations

Client: Northern Colorado Regional Airport As part of the preparation of a Master Plan for the Northern Colorado Regional Airport, Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) was commissioned to evaluate market, economic, and land use conditions that will shape future development pressures and opportunities within the Airport Influence Area (“AIA”). The results of the research and… Read More

Evaluation of the Demand for Industrial Uses and the Potential Impacts on State Trust Land Adjance or Near the Proposed Red Rock Classification Yard Site

Client: State of Arizona Land Department The State of Arizona Land Department retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to evaluate the potential demand for additional development of industrial space adjoining the proposed Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) Classification Yard. The field research, interviews with land developers and real estate brokers, and other individuals knowledgeable about industrial… Read More

Retail Demand Estimate for Coleman and Brokaw Site and Retail Development Strategy Recommendations

Client: Hunter Storm Properties In 2016, Hunter Storm Properties retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to conduct a retail market reconnaissance and supply-demand analysis in order to identify the amount and type of retail space that can be supported at the 23-acre redevelopment site located at the southeast corner of Coleman Avenue and Brokaw Road… Read More

The Demand for Retail Space in Garden City and Retail Base Enhancement Strategy

Client: City of Garden City (KS) The City of Garden City engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) to evaluate the demographic, retail expenditure, and retail supply conditions affecting the competitive position and performance of Garden City’s retailing base and opportunities for further enhancement. The research and analysis was specifically intended to identify how much additional… Read More

Market Evaluation of Development of Meeting and Conference Space at the Napa County Fairgrounds and Strategic Recommendations

Client: Napa County Fair Association The Napa County Fair Association engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to conduct a market study to assess whether sufficient obtainable demand exists to support the development of meeting and conference center building space (or the rehabilitation of existing space) on the Napa County Fairgrounds. The purpose of this market… Read More

Oregon State Fair Exit Survey

Client:  Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center The Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center commissioned GG+A to conduct an exit survey for the 2016 Oregon State Fair. The primary objectives for conducting the exit survey included identifying: The primary geographic area from which Fair attendees are attracted; The demographic characteristics of Fair attendees; The factors… Read More

Market Analysis of Potential Land Use Options at the Reading Airport Site and Strategic Recommendations

Client:  Berks County (PA) Industrial Development Authority GG+A was asked to evaluate the market demand for industrial flex and office uses at the approximately 155-acre Reading Regional Airport site owned by the Berks County Industrial Development Authority (“BCIDA”) and the factors that affect the types of land uses and real estate products potentially developed at… Read More

Retail Market Opportunities and Development Strategy for the Elk Lakes/Gateway Area and Downtown Greeley

Client:  City of Greeley (CO) and Weld Economic Development Action Partnership The City of Greeley and the Greeley/Weld EDAP retained GG+A to conduct a market reconnaissance of Greeley (CO). The analysis focused on downtown Greeley and the western Greeley opportunity area referred to as Elk Lakes/Gateway area. GG+A’s research and analysis was directed toward providing… Read More

Des Moines Neighborhood and Commercial Indicators Analysis

Client:  City of Des Moines (IA) The City of Des Moines retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to refine and update its neighborhood indicators data and methodology and to develop new commercial supply-demand indicators for neighborhoods of the City. GG+A gathered the necessary data and developed a parcel-level GIS database that included 2015/2016 data pertaining… Read More

Housing Market Analysis and Forecast for Blue Ash

Client:  City of Blue Ash (OH) The City of Blue Ash commissioned GG+A to evaluate the housing stock of Blue Ash, forecast the future demand for housing, and to identify the likely trajectory of residential neighborhood change in the community.  Based on the housing market assessment, GG+A also identified strategies to maintain and enhance the… Read More

Market Analysis and Strategic Action Plan for Downtown Glen Ellyn

Client:  Village of Glen Ellyn (IL) GG+A was retained to conduct an analysis of the market for retail, office, and residential uses in Downtown Glen Ellyn. In addition to evaluating potential market demands for varying types of space, GG+A also identified strategic actions that will facilitate the enhancement of Downtown Glen Ellyn. GG+A analyzed retail… Read More

Market Analysis, Real Estate Economic Analysis, and Negotiation Support for Re-use and Disposition of Surplus Property

Client:  State of California Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Division, Asset Planning and Enhancement Branch GG+A served as the market and real estate economic analyst on a multi-disciplinary team engaged by the State of California Department of General Services, Real Estate Services Division, Asset Planning and Enhancement Branch to prepare a plan for… Read More

Market Analysis and Strategic Action Plan for Downtown Lincoln

Client:  City of Lincoln (CA) The City of Lincoln and its Redevelopment Agency asked GG+A to evaluate the demand for space and activities in Downtown Lincoln and identify strategic marketing, planning and policy-related actions that build upon and enhance the Downtown’s strengths given the anticipated completion of the Highway 65 bypass. To complete the market… Read More

Market Analysis and Strategic Action Plan for Downtown Haverhill

Client:  City of Haverhill (MA) GG+A conducted an evaluation and forecast of the market for retail, residential, and office uses in Downtown Haverhill. In addition to evaluating potential market demands for retail, residential, and office space, GG+A also identified strategic actions that will facilitate the Downtown realizing the market potential. To accomplish the study objectives,… Read More

Market Analysis of Employment Land Uses and Development Strategy for North Thornton

Client:  City of Thornton (CO) The City of Thornton, a rapidly growing northern suburb of Denver that has been adding more than 1,000 housing units per year over the past 15 years, retained GG+A to assess whether its 960 acres of land allocated for employment land use designations adjoining I-25 and E-470 in north Thornton… Read More

Analysis and Forecast of Housing Needs in the State of Iowa

Client:  Iowa Finance Authority The Iowa Finance Authority (“IFA”) engaged the consulting team of GG+A and RDG Planning and Design (“RDG”) to prepare a comprehensive statewide assessment and forecast of housing needs in Iowa. The intent of the comprehensive assessment and forecast was to provide an information base that the IFA could use to adequately… Read More

Des Moines County Housing Needs Assessment

Client:  Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to complete an assessment of Des Moines County Housing needs in Des Moines County, Iowa. The results of GG+A’s research and analysis summarized in an extensive report provided information on both existing and future housing needs and… Read More

Retail Base Enhancement Strategy for the City of Peoria

Client:  City of Peoria, AZ The City of Peoria engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to conduct retail market analysis and to develop a comprehensive retail strategy for the City. GG+A Inspected the retail uses throughout the City and adjoining communities. GG+A then conducted interviews with property owners, developers, leasing agents, and property managers as… Read More

Market Reconnaissance and Strategic Policy Recomendations for the Bell Road Corridor

Client:  City of Scottsdale The City of Scottsdale commissioned GG+A to conduct research and analysis, including stakeholder interviews, to provide an updated information base and strategic recommendations for a portion of the Greater Airpark Area, the Bell Road Corridor (sometimes referred to below as “study area”). GG+A completed an analysis of employment, labor force, and… Read More

Demand For Office and Industrial Space in La Plata County and Strategies For Facilitating Office and Industrial Space Development to Serve Obtainable Demands

Client:  La Plata County Economic Development Alliance The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) to evaluate the market demand for office and industrial uses in La Plata County. GG+A’s research and analysis considered the market from both micro and macro perspectives. At the micro level, we conducted interviews with… Read More