Selected Project Experience

EDR provides the knowledge and expertise which enables our public and private clients to create, and implement, the locally-controlled partnerships required to redevelop central business districts, industrial parks, shopping centers, residential neighborhoods and develop vacant sites. We have helped our clients utilize a broad range of such programs - including tax increment financing, community improvement districts, business district financing, tax abatement, and economic incentive agreements - which have resulted in hundreds of millions dollars of private investment in blighted and underutilized areas in scores of communities. Read more about TIF, BD and CID

EDR has worked in a variety of municipalities to guide them through the process of creating their own plans to direct their future development, and prioritize their investment of scarce public resources. Our efforts with our public clients enables them to understand their demographic and socio-economic qualities, their positioning in the marketplaces in which they compete, and identify the Policies and Programs that they will follow - and implement - in order to achieve the Goals and Objectives that they have identified during the creation of their Comprehensive Plans & Land Use.

Our services in the discipline of land use planning enable our clients - which include cities, villages, public utilities, Chambers of Commerce, development agencies and private investors - to understand how their properties may be developed, or redeveloped. Our work includes assessment of alternative land uses, site plans' compliance with local zoning and subdivision ordinances, and 2D and 3D modeling of these plans. Read more about our Comprehensive Plans & Land Use

EDR's knowledge of the real estate business greatly enhances our roll in project negotiation, financing and development. Our skills in analyzing a project's financial needs, the benefits to its host community, and its ability to generate public-side revenues, have enabled us to work with developers, municipalities and underwriters to create hundreds of millions dollars of private investment in scores of communities. Read more about Development Financing & Financial Analysis