Alison Nemirow, Senior Associate

Alison Nemirow specializes in evaluating local market opportunities, assisting communities with plan implementation and infrastructure financing, and assessing the economic and fiscal impacts of public and private investments. Ms. Nemirow also has significant expertise in applying GIS technologies and statistical analysis to study urban economies and real estate development potential.

Ms. Nemirow’s recent project work includes a study of the benefits conferred by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system to nearby property values and local government revenues, and an analysis of the economic impacts of chain retail in the City of San Francisco. She recently visited the cities of Lake Worth, FL and Omaha, NE to provide technical assistance on the relationship between local land use decisions and economic and fiscal health as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program. She has conducted market and fiscal impact analyses for a number of cities in California, including recent studies for the cities of Mountain View, Daly City, Martinez, and Morgan Hill. Ms. Nemirow also contributed to a recent report for the U.S. EPA on strategies for funding and financing infrastructure for transit-oriented development, and to a guidebook on overcoming barriers to infill development on the El Camino Real corridor in the San Francisco Peninsula.

Ms. Nemirow holds a Master in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, where she concentrated her studies on economic development and housing policy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of Chicago.

Contact Ms. Nemirow:

(510) 647-5291, ext. 113

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