James Stevens, Senior Associate
Mr. Stevens has broad-based experience in market analysis, business planning, financial
modeling, and economic planning and development. Areas of expertise include
commercial district planning and revitalization strategies, assessing the economic
feasibility of cultural facilities, heritage sites, parks, visitor attractions and
other tourism-related uses, and evaluating direct and indirect socio-economic impacts
and fiscal impacts of real estate development and business operations. His clients
include non-profit organizations and city, town and county governments. Mr.
Stevens has a master’s degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology. Prior to graduate school, Mr. Stevens worked for over 4 years
in sales, marketing communications, and product development. He received a bachelor’s
degree in history from Cornell University and is a member of the American Planning
Association. He is the author of "A Greener Birmingham," an article
published in the winter 2008 edition of The New Planner.