David W. Dickey -
Mr. Dickey has over 20 years of consulting and research experience
in the real estate industry. As senior economist for Market Profiles,
he is responsible for all market forecasting assignments. In addition,
he directs field research and formulates product and pricing recommendations
for market feasibility analyses. He also prepares financial analyses
including pro-forma, cash flow, and land residual valuation.
Mr. Dickey has performed market studies and product absorption
forecasts for over 300 residential and commercial developments
ranging in size from under one acre to over 7,500 acres.
have included the following product types:
- Single Family Detached
- Market Rate Apartments
- Affordable/Tax Credit Apts.
- Time Share
- Senior Apartments
He has developed market demand forecasts for the following metropolitan
- San Bernardino County
- Riverside County
- Orange County
- San Diego County
- Ventura County
- Santa Clara County
Mr. Dickey has also conducted comprehensive market demand and
absorption analyses for numerous master-planned communities, including
the highly successful Orange County communities of Rancho Santa
Margarita (15,000 dwelling units) and Foothill Ranch (3,900 units).
For these communities, he identified the specific type and scale
of opportunity for all of the commercial and residential components
(retail centers, office parks, industrial parks, single family,
and multi-family). He also provided key input regarding the optimum
land use design for the communities.
Mr. Dickey has been responsible for creating new research approaches
that have the capability of identifying the feasibility of unique,
uncommon, and otherwise hard-to-evaluate developments. He has
also developed a demand model to test the depth of market for senior
apartment units. This model incorporates over $250,000 in research
on seniors' preferences, motivations and actual occupancy patterns
as they relate to age-restricted rental housing.
He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from California State
University, Long Beach.