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PlaceEconomics is a private sector firm with over thirty years experience in the thorough and robust analysis of the economic impacts of historic preservation. We conduct studies, surveys, and workshops in cities and states across the country that are addressing issues of downtown, neighborhood, and commercial district revitalization and the reuse of historic buildings. We specialize in quality, defensible research, and present findings clearly and effectively in formats that can be understood by academics, economists, mayors, city council members, property owners, and local stakeholders alike.

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Comments to the White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing

Last year, President Trump signed Executive Order 13878, “Establishing a White House Council on Eliminating

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Twenty-Four Reasons Historic Preservation is Good for Your Community

At PlaceEconomics we acknowledge that the aesthetic, symbolic, cultural, etc. values of historic preservation

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Opportunity at Risk: San Antonio’s Older Housing Stock

San Antonio is in a housing affordability crisis. Multiple responses will be necessary to mitigate this crisis

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Twenty-Four Reasons Historic Preservation is Good for Your Community


January 2020

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Opportunity at Risk: San Antonio’s Older Housing Stock

San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation
December 2019

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The New Nashville: A Study of the Impacts of Historic Preservation

Metro Historical Commission
April, 2019

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