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About Us

Urbanics Consultants Ltd. is one of Canada's leading firms of land economists, planners, policy analysts and development management consultants. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, our firm offers real estate planning and implementation services for all forms of retail, office, industrial, residential, recreational, and other land uses both in North America and around the world. Our work spans from small-scale developments to projects focusing on entire Municipalities and Regions. We offer the following services:

Shopping Centre Planning

Financial and Economic Analysis

Urban Policy, Planning and Development

Development Services

Land Use Marketability Studies

Master-planning and Large Scale Studies



Urbanics Consultants Ltd. was founded in 1976 by President, Philip Boname. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Urbanics has amassed extensive experience in urban planning and development policy, land use analysis, financial feasibility, downtown revitalization, transit studies, mixed-use developments, economic impact assessments, highest and best use studies and a variety of related disciplines, ranging from small-scale developments to entire Municipalities and Regions.

Mission and Values

We are committed to greater economic and environmental sustainability in our communities. Much of our work focuses on identifying preferred combinations of market-supported land uses and ensuring long-term economic viability of our built environments. We are committed to developing strategies for recycling brownfield properties, enhancing energy efficiency in new developments and creating higher density mixed-use developments. Even in our day-to-day activities we minimize our environmental-footprint by reducing energy consumption and waste, and supporting recycling.


We offer a unique combination of pragmatic experience along with exceptional technical knowledge. Our professional staff members have strong professional, academic and research backgrounds in urban economics, real estate, planning and development. Our staff includes a PhD in urban economics, two MBA’s in real estate, a bachelor in urban planning and a bachelor in commerce with specialization in real estate.