We are professional consultants who specialize in real estate consulting, with a focus on place-based Target Market Analysis (TMA), Downtown Market Strategies, and Land Use Economics. Our clients include state agencies, communities, urban and town planners, and private developers and planning firms. We help demonstrate the economic viability of various plans, and planning efforts. We also help identify the best uses for unique real estate projects.


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Small and Large
Urban Places


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Missing Middle Housing


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Downtown Retail

Other Services

Downtown Market Strategy

Supply-demand and gap studies for downtown districts and downtown development authorities. Focuses on downtown tenants, including commercial, o ce, entertainment, and recreational venues.

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Retail Market Strategy

Supply-Demand and gap studies for commercial corridors and planned retail projects of all sizes. Focuses on all retailers, including anchors, national chains, big-box formats, and destination stores.

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Residential Market Strategy

Supply-Demand and gap studies for a variety of specialty housing formats, such as detached houses, student dormitories, independent and assisted living, adult and retire- ment communities, etc.

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Economic Growth Strategy

Supply-demand and gap studies for business campuses, industrial parks, and employment centers. Focuses on anchor tenants and major employers in industrial, o ce, medical, and related industries.

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Forums & Conferences

Public Forums



MAP | Mackinac Island, Michigan

When | September 27 – 29, 2017
Who | LandUseUSA, Corporate Member & Booth Sponsorship
What | Annual Michigan Planning Conference
Where | Mission Point Resort | One Lakeshore Drive | Mackinac Island, MI
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MCDA | Greektown Detroit, Michigan

When | October 4 – 6, 2017
Who | Sharon M. Woods, Board Member
What | Building the Future of Michigan’s Communities
Where | Greektown Casino Hotel | 555 E. Lafayette Avenue | Detroit
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Affiliate Organizations

LandUseUSA is a proud member and regular sponsor of numerous national and statewide organizations.

American Planning Association