Products and Services
Solimar specializes in helping public agencies craft policies that "make infill work," and in helping private developers find infill sites. Our analytical methods combine current land use, market conditions, the regulatory environment, aerial photography, GIS data, and other datasets to assess available land resources in an innovative way.
Solimar has devised and assessed transferable development rights programs throughout the country. Unlike other TDR consultants, Solimar uses expertise in environmental and land economics and brings a market-oriented approach to TDR projects, thus helping to ensure that TDR systems actually achieve land conservation and urban development goals in their implementation.
Solimar also has a wide range of experience in evaluating other planning policies and tools, including the creation and assessment of growth management systems as well as implementation assistance for "smart growth" policies.
In the arena of demographic and economic, Solimar can combine conventional analytical tools with innovative approaches that once again provide a level of detail and sophistication lacking in most planning reports.
Solimar also provides a variety of other services, including: