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Economic and Demographic Projections
Growth Forecasts by Sector
Land use Build-out Analysis
Demand Forecasts for Utilities and Infrastructure
Comprehensive Land Use Planning
Urban Growth Policies
Economic Development Planning
Competitive Advantage Models
Industrial Cluster Analysis
Location Quotients
Tourism Planning
Eco-Tourism Feasibility
Growth by Market Segment
Visitor Forecasts

The Economics of Urban Planning

For the first time in human history, most of the world’s population is living in urban areas and this trend will continue for the long-term.Compact urban living offers great opportunities to reduce carbon emissions if cities are planned correctly.Crane Associates provides detailed economic analysis to ensure urban plans are truly sustainable.Services includes real estate feasibility studies, demand analysis for infrastructure and services, benefit/costs of green infrastructure, economic and demographic forecasts, affordability studies for housing and utilities, environmental and social impact analysis, fiscal impact analysis, capital planning, urban growth policies, build-out analysis.

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Testimonial: “…Michael’s challenge was overwhelming at times .. Nonetheless, I observed him successfully complete tasks that veteran diplomats from many countries couldn’t do; that was to get Iraqis from diverse backgrounds and regions to sit in the same room and agree to a plan . I know he worked tirelessly behind the scenes. He was persistent and patient in overcoming every obstacle … My country has benefited greatly from Michael’s hard work and commitment to his job. His skills at creative problem solving, diplomacy, and compassionate leadership gave Iraq at least one project of which we can be proud….”
Kamil Al Chadirji, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works, Iraq