Lisa Wise Consulting, Inc. (LWC) specializes in land use planning policy and economics aimed at pedestrian and transit-oriented neighborhoods, districts, and cities. LWC focuses on revitalizing built environments and facilitating well-designed places to live, work and recreate. LWC is distinguished by its consistent commitment to client services and the development and application of innovative solutions.
LWC has extensive experience in the formulation and implementation of community plans with a reliance on substantive community input. LWC addresses planning, economics, and natural resource management with a strong business emphasis, professional writing skills, and group facilitation capabilities.
LWC core capabilities are:
- Zoning Ordinances, Development Codes, and Form-Based Codes
- Community Planning
- Housing Elements and Affordable Housing Policy
- Public Engagement and Consensus Modeling
- Economic and MarketAnalysis and Financial Feasibility Studies
- Natural Resources Management
LWC is lead by owner-founders Lisa Wise and Henry Pontarelli who have decades of experience in planning, economics, market research, and the management of complex projects. LWC was founded in 2006 and has grown to nine employees with offices in San Luis Obispo and San Francisco, California. The LWC team has a proven history of working with local government, state, and federal agencies.
LWC is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise(DBE).