Public Policy Speaker Series - Danny Court of Elliott D. Pollack & Company
The Public Policy Speakers’ Series is an exclusive Chamber-member only dialogue with key government officials who will be on-hand to share the latest in their areas of expertise and answer questions from members on important topics impacting our businesses and community.
While no cost to attend, registration is required due to limited seating.
Our guest speaker this month is Danny Court who is the Senior Economist of Elliott D. Pollack & Company.
About the speaker:
Danny Court is a Partner and Senior Economist with with Elliott D. Pollack & Company. Mr. Court possesses exceptional research and project management skills relating to demographic, economic, and real estate data for a multitude of assignments including market studies, land use analysis, forecasting, fiscal and economic impact reports, valuations, highest and best use studies, workforce development, community general plans, proposals, presentation, and expert witness testimony.
Mr. Court has extensive experience conducting a variety of market and feasibility studies. In the course of his work, Mr. Court has analyzed residential master plans apartment projects and other commercial developments. He has determined highest & best economic or financial use of properties in the desired time time frame expressed. The approach utilizes current zoning designations, reviewing municipal General Plans, taking inventory of adjacent land uses as well as land uses under consideration within the determined market area. In addition, Mr. Court has conducted several Low Income Housing Tax Credit studies and is well versed in affordable housing issues and initiatives.
Mr. Court has wide-ranging knowledge of economic and fiscal impact models relating to residential, commercial, and mixed land uses as well as public events. He has calculated employment, wage, output and tax revenue impacts for residential master planned communities, mixed used developments, major sporting events, mining operations,
Mr. Court has also been involved in many aspects of economic development. Assignments have included profiling communities and forecasting certain indicators for marketing purposes, comparing subject regions to others in terms of competitiveness(demographics, workforce talent, local economic conditions, real estate conditions, and quality of life factors), taking inventory of success, and presenting recommendations to improve economic conditions, attract companies, and increase jobs.
Mr. Court has a Master’s of Business Administration from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics as well as a minor in Mandarin Chinese from Arizona State University. He is a member of Valley Partnership and ULI.