Explore Data & Research

We carry out research to help communities identify needs and opportunities. We collect and analyze relevant data from disparate sources to help understand local context. To develop benchmarks, we analyze best practices and real-world lessons from community experiences. We are experts at organizing information to uncover and communicate patterns and relationships.


Solve Problems

To develop practical solutions to issues confronting communities, we lead cross-disciplinary teams assembled from our staff and network of associates. By bringing diverse interests and expertise together, we seek to inspire holistic problem solving. We design our work to provide communities and stakeholders with a clear path forward.


Facilitate & Educate

Through community consultations, focus groups and interviews, we engage directly with stakeholders to resolve growth and development challenges. We create and manage partnerships to transform industry practices. And hold events to share expert thinking and promote discussion on a variety of urban policy issues.