Who We Are

Urbanomics is a consultancy that serves businesses and government in the areas of economics, public finance, and urban planning. Since 1984, the firm has offered public- and private-sector clients with an array of economic development planning studies, market studies, tax policy analyses, program evaluations, and economic and demographic forecasts.

 

Our Services

Urbanomics' range of services includes:

  • Forecasting and modeling

  • Economic development

  • Market and financial feasibility

  • Fiscal analysis

  • Benefit cost analysis (BCA)
     

Our Approach

Our holistic approach takes multiple quantitative and qualitative inputs into consideration. Balancing the consensus derived in the public outreach process with market and fiscal realities within locational and infrastructure context enables us to recommend development strategies that will work under real world conditions.

The firm’s work often incorporates geospatial analysis (ArcGIS) and is supported by access to one of the region’s most extensive in-house set of economic and planning databases. Urbanomics’ client list includes municipalities and state agencies, private developers and community organizations, as well as non-profit organizations in the areas of planning, preservation, and advocacy throughout the nation and the world. As a highly specialized firm, projects are often undertaken jointly with a network of associated firms in the areas of economics and econometrics, urban and transportation planning, and architectural design.

Our Certifications

Urbanomics, Inc. is recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by numerous public agencies including New York's Empire State Development Corporation and as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Our staff include professionals certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Affiliations

Urbanomics is affiliated with BFJ Planning and is a part of the Perkins Eastman Strategies team.