Market Studies

We offer appraisal and consulting services to for-profit and non-profit developers, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), state housing agencies, county housing authorities, mortgage lenders and tax credit equity investors, with a broad range of experience in:

  • Retail Revitalization Studies
  • Adaptive Reuse and Condominium Conversions
  • Multifamily Development
  • Affordable and Market-Rate Housing
  • HUD Mark- to-Market Program
    • Rent Comparability Studies (RCS)
    • RCS Reviews
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
  • Feasibility and valuation analyses for urban and suburban development projects
  • Analyses of Pricing and Amenities for Homeownership Initiatives
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Representative engagements include:

  • Housing Market Studies for a Homeownership Initiative to establish design criteria, pricing and absorption.
  • Market rent study for tax-credit conversion of a former elementary school to mixed-use elderly rental housing and commercial space.
  • Market study for a site in downtown Parkesburg, Chester County, PA, to determine residential and retail market demand, target population, unit mix and style, rental rates, and potential uses and users.
  • Highest and best use analysis of a commercial site in West Philadelphia to recommend specific retail uses
  • Market study and appraisal of a former psychiatric hospital.