Market Studies

  • Market studies provided for retail commercial, employment, office, institutional, residential, leisure entertainment, and mixed use projects.

  • Market demand and opportunity, economic impact, and development feasibility studies.

  • Demographic analysis, customer origin and consumer surveys, market forecasting, supply and demand assessments for space and land. 

  • Retail trends assessments.

Market Research and Strategic Positioning
  • Retail strategies, demographic analysis, customer origin and consumer surveys, trade area analysis.

  • Site selection. 

  • Tenanting, retenanting, and leasing strategies.

  • Target marketing and promotion strategies.

  • Market assessment and opportunity studies, competitive analysis, business strategies.

  • Downtown assessments and revitalization initiatives.

Peer Reviews, Commercial Policy Reviews, and Policy Formulation

  • Peer reviews of market demand and impact studies on behalf of many Ontario municipalities.

  • Official Plan and commercial policy reviews provided for many Ontario municipalities.

  • Policy formulation for Official Plans and Secondary Plans.

  • Zoning By-law formulation.

Public Consultation and Expert Witness Testimony
  • Public Consultation

  • Municipal Public Meetings and Council Meetings

  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution

  • Qualified Expert Witness at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board)

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