Zachary & Associates, Inc. is a Detroit-based firm specializing in all phases of economic development with specific expertise in market research, historic preservation, commercial revitalization, public/private liaison, community planning, green design, sustainable planning, project feasibility and financial packaging. 

The firm provides comprehensive consulting services to city, state, county and federal governmental agencies, educational institutions, community development corporations, private developers and non-profit agencies.  As consultants to both sides of the public/private arena, Zachary and Associates, Inc. obtains success with difficult, complex development projects by establishing market feasibility and the wise use of resources.  The firm embraces the philosophy that both community initiated and private economic development should be seen as an integral process, one that combines economic resources with the most feasible and economically sound planning principles.

This philosophy has shaped the firm’s commitment of providing a full spectrum of services, both individually and as a part of a larger team.  At Zachary and Associates, Inc. these services are provided by a dynamic blend of professionals experienced in the fields of urban planning, city government, policy making, community and economic development, market research, grant writing, private development, historic preservation, public relations and fund development.

For over twenty-five years the firm has been intrinsically involved in major planning efforts and financial packaging for many of the Detroit area’s premier development projects. The firm’s areas of expertise encompass market rate housing, low-income housing, major building development and renovation, adaptive re-use and commercial district redevelopment.  The firm is known for its ability to create innovative and economically sound development plans based on market demand and financial feasibility.
Community initiated and private economic development should be seen as an integral process that combines economic resources with the most economically sound planning principles.
Ernest Zachary

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