Redevelopment & Economic Development

Redevelopment & Economic Development

Neel-Schaffer has an extensive record of supporting economic development and redevelopment projects. Many of our client communities are experiencing renewed interest in the historic character of their downtown areas and preserving unique features. Our planning team works to identify and showcase each city’s unique attributes to bring once-forgotten areas back to life while stimulating a colorful and vibrant community that draws new interest from residents and businesses.


  • Urban Design
  • Context-Sensitive Design
  • Brownfield Assessment and Redevelopment
  • Community Asset Identification and Visioning
  • Suburban Retrofitting
  • Economic Development and Funding Strategies

Staff Spotlight

Patti Clare, AICP, is an award-winning Senior Planner with more than 30 years of experience. She has been part of the National Working Group for Healthy Corridors Project since 2015.

Project Spotlights

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater  |  Chandeleur Brewery Brownfield