Yukon River Salmon Cooperative Business Development Date: 2000-2005 Dawson City, Yukon is home to Canada’s northernmost commercial salmon fishery. Beginning in 2000, EcoPlan worked with the Yukon River Commercial Fishing Association to develop a co-operative salmon processing plant that could provide a viable market for the fish and create a high-end export product for both […]
Xwisten Highest and Best Use Study Date: 2017 EcoPlan worked with Lillooet Salish Enterprises to conduct a Highest and Best Use (HBU) study for three properties that they own in Lillooet BC, including two commercial and one multi-purpose industrial site. The study included an economic base analysis of the Lillooet area, site analysis for each of the […]
Tri-Nations Environmental Initiative – Feasibility Study and Business Model Date: 2016 EcoPlan worked with the Tri-Nations of Kitselas, Haisla and Kitsumkalum to identify the economic opportunities available to the Tri-Nations in land reclamation, restoration, and environmental monitoring, as well as the human resource skills and assets of Tri-Nation citizens required to take advantage of those opportunities […]
The Business Case for the Coastal Guardian Watchmen (Program Evaluation) Date: 2016 For many years, the Coastal First Nations have been working to establish and grow on-the-land environmental stewardship programs known as Guardian Watchmen programs. These programs generate a wide range of tangible benefits for the Coastal First Nations, as they provide them with a physical […]
Skyland Country Club; Crested Butte, CO Date: 1991 The study established a basis for legal proceeding and expert witness testimony. Market and economic factors provided the rationale for a land residual value analysis to determine the value for the development.
SilverCreek Resort; Colorado Date: 1989 This study was used as the foundation for legal proceedings and expert testimony. It determined the value of land for compensation purposes. The research also helped to define future development and marketing strategy for the site.
Seaport Centre Social Impact Evaluation Date: 1995 EcoPlan conducted an evaluation of the proposed Seaport Centre Development in Vancouver for the Centre for Human Settlements. Using a multiple objective approach, EcoPlan provided a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the controversial Seaport Centre project. The study required extensive interviews, participatory observation, secondary data collection, socio-economic modeling and […]
Residential Marketing Analysis for Maroon Creek Club; Aspen, Colorado Date: 1996 This study was developed for legal proceedings and expert testimony. It established an evaluation framework and analyzed the marketing efforts for this high-end resort project.
Municipal Taxation Survey for the Vancouver Board of Trade Date: 2005 EcoPlan assisted with a project for the Vancouver Board of Trade to carry out a comparative analysis of municipal revenue bases in North American Cities. With an eye to potential municipal finance reform in Canadian municipalities, the study analyzed the municipal revenue base in […]
Land Valuation for Deep Creek Mesa; Telluride, Colorado Date: 1992 This assignment was land residual value analysis based on market and financial study of a proposed residential, golf and resort project. The output yielded the market value for this four season residential and golf resort project.
Kootenay ENP Eastshore Food Hub Date: 2012 EcoPlan was hired by the Kootenay Community Connections to conduct a professional review of the feasibility of a ‘food hub’ including a commercial greenhouse, commercial kitchen, and co-operatively owned businesses.
Kainai Nation Arts & Crafts Tourism Business Plannin Date: 2009-2010 EcoPlan helped create a business plan to establish an Aboriginal arts & crafts enterprise that links one of Canada’s largest aboriginal communities to the region’s growing tourism sector, specifically within Waterton Lakes National Park. This project began by building a unique brand for the community […]
Golf Project Feasibility; Oregon Coast Date: 1995 EPI conducted a comprehensive feasibility analysis for a proposed high-end golf project on the Oregon Coast. In the spirit of Bandon Dunes, EPI’s analysis looked at multiple golf options from a private course to a multi-course daily fee.
Falmouth Woods; Cape Cod, Massachusetts Date: 1990 This study determined present market value for this partially built project.
Ecotourism Environmental Evaluation, Venezuela Date: 1998-1999 EcoPlan conducted an ecotourism development evaluation in Venezuela for DEG – Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Germany’s finance and consultancy institution for private sector development in the developing countries of the South. EcoPlan conducted a comprehensive due diligence evaluation of ecotourism including environmental, cultural, management, marketing, training and social […]
Ecotourism Environmental and Social Gap-Analysis Date: 2012 EcoPlan conducted an environmental and social gap-analysis for the purpose of financing the expansion of sustainable tourism operations of Rain Forest Adventures. A range of methods was employed including desk analysis, field investigations of operations in Jamaica and Costa Rica and research to determine overall corporate responsibility and […]
Driftpile First Nation Culture Park Costing Date: 2011 One of the priority tourism opportunities identified in an earlier assessment carried out by EcoPlan was a culture park and learning centre. EcoPlan was retained by Driftpile First Nation to develop a concept plan, preliminary design and site program for this facility on band-owned land adjoining their […]
Centre for Sustainable Living Project Feasibility and Business Plan Date: 2005-2006 EcoPlan developed and conducted a site selection, performed a feasibility assessment and prepared a comprehensive project proposal for a sustainability education centre in Langley. The proposed Centre for Sustainable Living will include demonstration gardens, a model sustainable farm, interpretative trails, an outdoor classroom and […]
Metro Fermentation Date: 2015 EcoPlan was retained by Metro Vancouver to conduct stakeholder engagement, present and gather feedback on a proposed Fermentation Bylaw.