Building better
communities through
better insights.

About us:

With more than 35 years of experience, urbanMetrics provides market intelligence for public and private sector clients as they maneuver the planning, regulatory and municipal development process. Our team consistently delivers informed and reliable market, economic and policy insights designed to advance stronger, more resilient communities.   

Our expertise:

Market Research & Project Feasibility

Analyzing the market for new development projects and their impact on communities

Economic Impact
& Municipal Finance

Enabling financial partnerships in the development of infrastructure and public amenities

Municipal Strategy & Economic Development

Developing Action Plans that are built on consensus and global best practices

Expert Witness & Dispute Resolution

Representing our clients’ interests before the courts and tribunals

Projects we’ve
recently completed:


Mass Timber Economics Study About the project Mass timber-based construction techniques have quickly taken root as a viable alternative to traditional concrete and steel. Traditionally, mass timber has been the preferred construction material for single-detached...

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Toronto Islands Master Plan, Business Strategy About the project The Toronto Islands are revered as one of Toronto’s most cherished assets. urbanMetrics, in partnership with fsSTRATEGY, was engaged by the City of Toronto to undertake...

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eSport Arena, Toronto About the project urbanMetrics was retained by Overactive Media Group to prepare an economic impact statement for a state-of-the-art spectator venue for esports and life performances on the Exhibition Grounds in central...

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Oro Station Racetrack & Motorsport Club About the project urbanMetrics was retained by the developers of Oro Station, a new motor circuit, business park and event facility on 200-acres of land in Oro-Medonte, Ontario.  The...

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Re-Imagining the Mall, Mississauga About the project urbanMetrics was retained by the City of Mississauga, in partnership with the Region of Peel to evaluate the evolution and future trajectory of the traditional indoor community shopping...

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Our clients:

Our team:




Shawn Donahue, BA Hons, PLE

Vice President

Business Manager

Bohan Li

Project Manager

Nick Kazakoff

Project Manager

Project Manager

Associate Consultant​