Arleen Taniwaki
Arleen is an experienced professional with a strong educational background and a demonstrated history of working in land use planning, redevelopment, economic development, and transportation. She formed ArLand Land Use Economics in 2005.

Arland Land Use Economics

ArLand Land Use Economics is a land use economics and planning consulting firm that provides economic, market and financial feasibility studies, economic benefit, fiscal impact analysis, and implementation plans for land use plans (including sub-area, comprehensive plans, regional planning efforts), TOD, and transportation plans. Its findings and recommendations incorporate public policy considerations, opportunities for public-private partnerships, and an understanding of financial tools available for implementation. The firm has worked with a number of public agencies, private clients, and non-profit organizations.


ArLand Land Use Economics (as ArLand, LLC) has received its designation as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Minority/Small/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/S/WBE) with the City and County of Denver. It is certified as an Emerging Small Business (ESB) with CDOT and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) with the Regional Transportation District (RTD).


  • Demographic and economic analysis for real estate development, land use, and transportation plans
  • Market research studies analyzing the potential for real estate development
  • Land use and socioeconomic impacts of transportation alternatives including transit and highway improvements
  • Public financing
  • Highest and best use studies for land development
  • Pro-forma financial analysis for land, office, residential and light industrial development

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