Economic and Community Development

Urban Information Associates, Inc. (UIA) is a consulting organization, based in Baltimore, Maryland, specializing in community and economic development planning, analysis, and implementation. UIA provides services to communities and to nonprofits that need to understand their communities. The firm consists of a network of professionals with extensive experience in both the planning and implementation of community and economic development programs. Based on their combined professional backgrounds, UIA can provide expertise in the following areas:

  • downtown and neighborhood commercial development planning
  • economic development and diversification strategies
  • industry targeting analysis
  • industrial development project planning
  • high-technology industry analysis
  • technology-based research park and incubator facility planning
  • military facility impact assessment
  • land use and transportation studies
  • business retention strategies
  • public-private development financial packaging
  • economic and fiscal impact analysis
  • labor market assessment and workforce development strategies
  • demographic and housing market analysis and projections
  • community profiles and census analysis