COMMUNITY AND CORRIDOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
San Mateo Downtown Specific Plan
LEG served as the planning economist for the new San Mateo Downtown Specific Plan. Our tasks included market analysis, feasibility testing of mixed-use buildings of varying heights, fiscal evaluation of planning alternatives and implementation recommendations.
CLIENT: CITY OF SAN MATEO
PRIME: PERKINS + WILL
Sunnyvale El Camino Real Corridor Specific Plan
The City of Sunnyvale has been updating its Specific Plan to incrementally transform El Camino Real Corridor from a commercial strip into a "Grand Boulevard" that provides more housing and services for the booming Silicon Valley workforce. LEG's contribution included a market analysis, commercial strategy development and fiscal modeling of alternative planning scenarios.
CLIENT: CITY OF SUNNYVALE
PRIME: METROPOLITAN PLANNING GROUP
VANCOUVER BC CHINATOWN REVITALIZATION STRATEGY
Bill Lee led a revitalization strategy study for Vancouver’s historic Chinatown with Tanya Chiranakhon serving as a key team member. Social service facilities abutting Chinatown had discouraged tourism and degraded the area’s rents and property values. Bill recommended a strategy to renovate select heritage buildings as catalysts for the revitalization of Chinatown.
CLIENT: CITY OF VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
PRIME: AECOM CANADA
MISSION BOULEVARD REVITALIZATION MARKET AND FISCAL ANALYSIS
The City of Hayward adopted the Mission Boulevard Concept Design Plan, and then retained planning firm, Hall Alminana, to develop a Form-Based Code which would integrate the concept, vision and design guidelines of that Concept Design Plan with zoning regulations, subdivision standards, and design standards. Bill Lee (while at ERA) was brought on to provide a market study and fiscal impact study of the potential development of Mission Boulevard in Hayward.
CLIENT: CITY OF HAYWARD, CALIFORNIA
PRIME: HALL ALMINANA
WESTMINSTER COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND FOCUS AREAS MARKET ANALYSIS
Bill Lee and Tanya Chiranakhon assisted the City of Westminster, Colorado, with the preparation of a citywide market analysis as part of the city's Comprehensive Plan update process. The analysis included office, retail, housing and industrial uses and addressed both citywide demand and the long term demand for six selected focus areas, three of which will receive commuter rail service in the near future.
CLIENT: CITY OF WESTMINSTER COLORADO
RAMONA SANDERSON CORRIDOR STRATEGIC PLAN
The City of San Jacinto, California retained a team led by Bill Lee (while at ERA) to provide a market assessment of the future of the 1,700 acre Ramona-Sanderson Corridor. Bill recommended market-based strategies that will ensure that the corridor will be able to provide the retail goods and services needed by San Jacinto Valley residents for the next 20 years and that development in the corridor will generate the tax revenues needed to fund municipal services.
CLIENT: CITY OF SAN JACINTO, CALIFORNIA