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

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

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

Priority Strategies & Actions for Planning/Implementation of Enhancement of Downtown Hobbs, New Mexico

Client: MainStreet Hobbs, Inc. MainStreet Hobbs, Inc. retained Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) to complete market and real estate economic analysis to provide MainStreet Hobbs with the information needed to make realistic and beneficial decisions about the future of downtown Hobbs (NM). GG+A staff inspected the downtown and conducted interactive in-person and telephone interview with… Read More

Recommendations and Development Plan For Southern Illinois Airport Authority

Client: Southern Illinois Airport Authority and Jackson Growth Alliance To provide an information base for the preparation of a development plan for the Southern Illinois Airport, Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A) and its subcontractor Hanson Professional Services Inc. (Hanson) assessed potential market opportunities related to industrial, office, and residential uses for the Southern Illinois Airport… Read More

Market for Office and Industrial Uses at the DuPage National Technology Park and Recommended Strategies for Future Success

Client: DuPage Airport Authority The DuPage Airport Authority engaged Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) to evaluate the competitive position of the DuPage National Technology Park (“DNTP”), an 800-acre site controlled by the DuPage Airport Authority just south of the DuPage Airport, and to identify the demand-and supply- forces that will affect the types of land… Read More

Market Reconnaissance and Recommended Strategies for Planning and Implementation of Transit Project

Client:  City of La Crosse (WI) The City of La Crosse, Wisconsin plan to develop a bus terminal on Jay and Third Street in downtown La Crosse. It retained LSA Design, Inc. and Gruen Gruen + Associates (“GG+A”) to plan and design the transit project. GG+A’s role was to identify if revenue-generating, service-enhancing uses could… Read More

Market Analysis and Strategic Action Plan for Queen Creek Town Center Update Plan

Client: Town of Queen Creek (AZ) The Town of Queen Creek retained GG+A to conduct an assessment of the Queen Creek Town Center to provide an information base and strategic framework for the preparation of the Town Center Plan update. GG+ Inspected the Town Center, reviewed the current Town Center Plan, and conducted extensive interviews… 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

Market Analysis and Growth Forecasts for the IL Route 394 & Route 1 Corridor Plan

Client: South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association Part of a team retained by the South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association to prepare a transportation and land use plan for the Route 394 and Illinois Route 1 corridor, GG+A was responsible for the demographic, socio-economic, employment and real estate market analysis and forecasts for an area… Read More

Market Analysis and Strategic Action Plan for Central City Waukesha

Client:  City of Waukesha (WI) GG+A was retained to conduct an analysis of the market for retail, office, and residential uses in central city Waukesha. In addition to evaluating potential market demands for varying types of space, GG+A also identified strategic actions that will facilitate the enhancement of central city Waukesha. GG+A conducted an extensive… 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

Re-Programming and Implementing Redevelopment of West Gateway Site

Client:  Village of Schiller Park (IL) The Village of Schiller Park previously established a tax increment finance district for an approximately 26-acre area bounded by Irving Park Road to the north, Mannheim Road to the west, Belle Plaine Avenue to the south and Interstate 294 to the east. The redevelopment area adjoins the south cargo… 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

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