Land Econ Group’s primary services include real estate market analysis, financial feasibility evaluation, fiscal impact analysis and economic impact evaluation. The firm was formed to serve planning and urban design firms, municipalities, transportation authorities, other governmental entities, property owners, real estate developers and foreign governments.

Land Econ Group delivers objective analysis of our clients' real estate development projects. We excel at addressing complicated projects requiring creative thinking, data-driven analysis and clear communication.  During their careers, Land Econ Group partners have completed well over 1,000 real estate market, financial and economic impact studies.

Land Econ Group is a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE).


 
 

WILLIAM "BILL" LEE

SENIOR PARTNER

Bill Lee has been in land planning economics and economic development consulting since 1970. During over four decades of practice, he has specialized in the confluence of transportation and land use economics, as well as downtown and retail development strategies. Bill was the Managing Principal of Economics Research Associates' (ERA) San Francisco office for over 15 years. ERA was the largest and most experienced land economics consulting firm in the United States at the time of its acquisition by AECOM. Bill then served as an Executive Vice President of the economics practice at AECOM. 

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TANYA CHIRANAKHON, AICP, LEED AP

MANAGING PARTNER

Tanya Chiranakhon has a broad base of experience built over 10 years of practice spanning architecture, urban planning and design, and land development economics. Tanya provides clients with research and analysis for economic and real estate development projects across the US and Asia. Her expertise includes market assessments, development programming, feasibility analysis, and economic and fiscal impact analysis. Tanya was previously a Senior Associate at the economics practice at AECOM, an Associate at ERA, and before that worked at HOK in San Francisco and Hong Kong. 

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ERNESTO VILCHIS, AICP

CONSULTING PRINCIPAL

Ernesto Vilchis has over 10 years experience in fiscal and economic impact analysis, financial feasibility assessment, and economic development strategy. Ernesto has expertise analyzing the financial feasibility and identifying financing strategies for a wide variety of land use projects including large land developments, single family residential, multi-family residential, affordable housing, retail, and mixed use projects. Ernesto was previously a Senior Associate at the economics practice at Keyser Marston Associates, an Associate at ERA/AECOM, and before that worked as a project manager for an affordable housing developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

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