Emilie Evans and Donovan Rypkema

Donovan Rypkema is principal of PlaceEconomics, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate and economic development consulting firm. The firm specializes in services to public and nonprofit-sector clients who are dealing with downtown and neighborhood commercial district revitalization and the reuse of historic structures. Emilie Evans is the director of the Rightsizing Cities Initiative with PlaceEconomics and leads projects using Relocal, their data-based tool, and a community priority survey to develop tailored, parcel-level recommendations for incorporating vacant buildings and lots into neighborhood revitalization strategies.

Emilie Evans and Donovan Rypkema