Strategic Selection of Secondary Markets: A Focus on Growth Opportunities

Selecting secondary markets for investment or development is a complex task, especially given the thousands of cities to evaluate. A well-considered strategy must be at the heart of the selection process. A combination of high buildable area and a relatively lower median income might present a viable formula for identifying markets ripe with growth opportunities.

Identifying Proximate Opportunities

In the pursuit of promising markets, the cities of Yonkers, Mount Vernon, and New Rochelle quickly emerged as logical choices. Their close adjacency to New York City makes them attractive, but our analysis didn't stop at mere geographical proximity.

Beyond the Obvious - A Northeastern Exploration

Moving further northeast, we embarked on a detailed analysis of cities that, according to zoning laws, demonstrate substantial development density capacity yet remain below their economic development peak. This analysis led us to intriguing possibilities.

Connecticut's Promising Trio - Stamford, Norwalk, and Bridgeport

Although not immediately adjacent to New York City, Stamford, Norwalk, and Bridgeport, Connecticut, stand out as fitting our strategic requirements. These cities offer substantial development potential just a 50-minute train ride from New York City. Their unique combination of location, zoning allowances, and untapped economic growth makes them compelling choices.

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Author Olivia Ramos
Founder and CEO of Deepblocks, holds master's degrees in Architecture from Columbia University and Real Estate Development from the University of Miami. Her achievements before Deepblocks include designing Big Data navigation software for the Department of Defense's DARPA Innovation House and graduating from Singularity University's Global Solutions and Accelerator programs.