"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see."
- Winston Churchill


The Community Land Use and Economics (CLUE) Group is a specialized consulting firm that helps communities create vibrant, dynamic downtowns and neighborhoods.

We help local and state governments, developers, and nonprofits design innovative downtown economic development strategies, cultivate independent businesses, recycle historic buildings, attract young talent, strengthen downtown management programs, and craft planning and land use tools that mitigate sprawl and stimulate town center development.