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