About The Danter Company

The Danter Company is a national real estate consulting firm providing market research and demographic information for builders, lenders, and developers in a variety of commercial markets. The Danter Company has completed over 16,000 studies in all 50 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Mexico.

The Danter Company was founded in 1970 by Kenneth Danter and was one of the first firms in the country to specialize in real estate research. Real estate research is our only area of specialization, so our recommendations are based on the existing and expected market conditions, not on any underlying interests or an effort to sell any other services.

Housing-related studies (multifamily, single-family, condominium, and elderly housing) account for about two-thirds of our assignments.  We conduct evaluations for site-specific developments (hotels/motels, office buildingsresorts, commercial, and recreational projects) and major market overviews (downtown revitalization, downtown housing, and industrial/economic development).  The Danter Company also has significant expertise in Low Income Housing Tax Credit development, being one of the first companies to offer LIHTC market studies when the program was created in 1987.

In addition to site-specific market feasibility research, we also offer development consulting services.  We can evaluate site and floor plans, identify and rank potential markets or sites, or conduct case studies of similar developments to give you the edge you need to maximize your return on investment.

All our findings are informed by extensive proprietary research that we have been conducting for over 30 years on housing trends and buyer/renter profiles. Results of this research have been widely quoted in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USA Today, Builder Magazine, Multi-Housing News, Professional Builder, and publications produced by The Urban Land Institute and American Demographics. Based on this research, The Danter Company was named 6 consecutive years to American Demographics’ “Best 100 Sources for Marketing Information.”

The Danter Company’s combination of  primary site-specific research with our proprietary research into market trends has led us to pioneer significant market evaluation methodologies, particularly the use of the 100% database for all market analyses. This Danter concept is of primary importance to real estate analyses because new developments interact with similar market-area projects throughout the rent/price continuum. We survey the entire market area–we don’t just guess at selecting comparables that may or may not apply.  Other pioneer methodologies include Effective Market Area (EMA) SM analysis, and the Comparable Rent Analysis.

We can help you with your real estate research needs. To find out how, call us at (614) 221-9096.

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