Cate brings an understanding of urban planning, economic development, and market analysis to urbanMetrics. She provides modeling and analytical services for the firm’s real estate advisory projects, from large-scale master planning processes to single-site feasibility studies. Her work to date includes highest and best use analyses, municipal finance impact studies, and economic impact studies for both private and public clients.
Prior to joining urbanMetrics, Cate worked at a boutique real estate consultancy in Vancouver. While there, she provided analytical and project management support for a number of strategic airport development plans and economic positioning strategies across North America.
Cate holds a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation and Business Administration with Honours from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Planning in Urban Development from Ryerson University, where she was a research assistant for the TransForm Research Lab.