Revitalization Strategies

Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC often leads or participates with multidisciplinary firms in examining development opportunities and constraints and formulating strategies and guidelines to aid in the management, promotion and achievement of community goals and objectives. These strategic planning efforts often set the stage for a series of development and/or redevelopment activities. The plans and strategies provide the framework for addressing community development, economic development, land use and infrastructure needs and requirements.

Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC views the planning process as a means to achieve specific goals and objectives and not an end in and of itself. Thus, we emphasize action-oriented development plans often involving the public and private sector in achieving plan implementation

Downtown Areas

Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC professionals act as counselor to policy makers concerned about the health and prospects for reinvestment in downtown and central business districts. We often provide the economic component of these plans and strategies, working with planners, urban designers, transportation specialists and others in multidisciplinary efforts. We also have expertise in preparing redevelopment plans for communities. These plans are often prepared in accordance with state and local laws specifically identifying requirements for findings of slum and blight, economic underutilization and other standards justifying eminent domain procedures to cause redevelopment.

Neighborhood/Commercial/Industrial Areas

Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC addresses the market, economic, development packaging, funding and implementation aspects of neighborhood, commercial and industrial area development plans. Our professionals apply experience and skills in the areas of urban redevelopment, facilities master planning, market and financial feasibility, project funding and implementation to forge redevelopment and revitalization solutions in these portions of metropolitan areas.

Transportation Corridors

Land use planning focusing on development patterns established by transportation-related improvements or along transportation corridors is a special service offered by Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC. Development planning around light rail facilities, at subway stations and at other transportation centers requires specialized attention.

Regional Policies

The expertise of Vantage Point Economic and Transportation Development Strategies, LLC senior professionals is often employed in more traditional comprehensive and regional land use planning efforts. Again, we usually provide the market and financial feasibility components supporting policy statements made in such land use planning efforts.

Special Purposes/Themes

For areas being developed or redeveloped according to certain “themes” or approaches, our staff members often become involved beyond more typical market study and implementation technique assessments. Here, we focus our efforts to create the environments necessary to sustain development guided by these special strategies.