Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) along with Diamond and Associates, Danielle DiLeo Kim Urban Design + Planning, and Catherine Street Consulting are collaborating to provide developers with a new line of advisory services that incorporate social impacts into real estate projects. Demonstrating the social impacts a development project has is a requirement in many cities and will ultimately become the norm. That’s why showing how projects can contribute to building strong and healthy communities and increasing access to economic opportunities can be a powerful differentiator.
Our team of best-in-class experts can help you, among other things, navigate the requirements of competitive requests for proposals, community benefits agreements, and inclusive zoning. More specifically, our services include:
- Stakeholder analysis and communication coaching;
- Analysis and quantification of social impacts;
- Identification of application to funding sources;
- Recommendations for legal structures needed;
- Negotiations of agreements with the communities and project sponsors;
- Community engagement.
Leveraging the strengths of our respective firms, our team brings unique value-driven analyses and guidance. These services combine our expertise in real estate and affordable housing, our experience with community development, and our impeccable market research tools and quantitative methods. Together, we offer a one-stop shop for all of your social impact commercial development needs and can help you deliver tangible results.