Metro Forecasting Models, a high-tech firm that provides accurate and reliable forecasts for development demand, population growth and housing demand for communities nationwide, announced that it has relocated to newly constructed offices located at 9410 Fountain Medical Ct., Suite 103, in Bonita Springs.
The new offices are nearly twice the size of the firm’s previous space, providing ample room for its five current employees and possible future growth. The workspace was customized with the latest technology, including LED lighting, an enhanced data room and separate Internet connections in each employee office. The design also helps conform to new federal guidelines about returning to office spaces after the COVID-19 pandemic.
“These new facilities provide adequate workspace to further grow if we need to,” said David H. Farmer, AICP, PE, a principal in Metro Forecasting Models. “And since we were involved in the construction, we were able to think them through in different ways and customize them to address employees’ comfort while maintaining productivity.”
Headquartered in Bonita Springs, Metro Forecasting Models employs a team of GIS professionals, a software designer, an economist and a research assistant. The firm’s state-of-the-art models have been accurately forecasting future development and have been used by local governments and private industry for more than 35 years.
The firm’s premier model, the Interactive Growth Model (IGM), is a nationally recognized forecasting tool for its accuracy and the value of its applications and been developed into the IGM Version 3. The IGM has been recognized in several American Planning Magazine articles and has received two American Planning Association awards.
For more information on Metro Forecasting Models or to download any of the firm’s free population, housing or commercial demand reports, visit www.MetroForecasting.com.