Downtown Research

Downtown Boulder has a wealth of data and research that has been completed over the years. The following is a compilation of this information. Click a category to take to a list of PDFs. To download information, right click on the hyperlink and choose "Save Target As..."

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Current Sales Tax Figures from the City of Boulder
Revenue and Sales Tax from 2001 -Current  (City of Boulder Website)

Downtown Intercept (Users) Surveys
A randomly administered intercept survey of downtown area pedestrians conducted on and near the Pearl Street Mall area.

Downtown Residential FAR Bonus
This presentation analyzes community benefit derived from the residential Floor Area Ratio bonus
(presentation includes recommendations).

Downtown Boulder Parking System – Best Practices
A review and assessment of Downtown's parking management program (2005)

Downtown Boulder Customer / Visitor Demographics
Spending habits, perceptions, strengths & weaknesses, competition, etc.

Downtown Boulder Economic Vitality
Ideas to attract & maintain desirable retail, entertainment & service providers and office uses who will enhance the economy of Downtown Boulder.

Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau Surveys
Online Survey : This report summarizes the results of an online survey sent to people who had requested information from the Boulder CVB Web site

Visitor Research Survey - Preliminary Report: 2009 - This report summarizes information that was collected at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center, as well as results from information gathered at other vistor sites throughout Boulder.

Boulder County Trends Report from the Community Foundation
 Through the biennial TRENDS report and ongoing research, the Community Foundation is able to learn about - and educate others about - important indicators that relate to quality of life in our community.


Downtown Intercept (Users) Survey

Document Name

Consultant                

Date

Size

Downtown Boulder Intercept Survey 2014 - Infograph RRC / Roche Designs Oct. 2014 815KB
Downtown Boulder Intercept Survey 2014 - Presentation RRC Associates Summer-14 1.8MB
Downtown Boulder Intercept Survey 2014 - Report RRC Associates Summer-14 2.60MB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2012 - Presentation RRC Associates Summer-12 974KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2012 - Report RRC Associates Summer-12 764KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2010 - Report RRC Associates Summer-10 4.42MB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2010 - Presentation RRC Associates Summer-10 760KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2008 - Presentation RRC Associates Summer-08 563KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2007 - Presentation RRC Associates Summer-07  447KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2006- Presentation RRC Associates Summer-06 460 KB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2005 RRC Associates Fall-05 1MB
Downtown Summer Intercept Survey 2004 RRC Associates Fall-04 1MB

 

Downtown Residential FAR Bonus 

Document Name

Consultant                                 

Date               

Size       

Analysis of the Downtown Residential Bonuses Presentation City of Boulder Planning Department Sept-08    1.89 MB  


 

Downtown Boulder Customer / Visitor Demographics 

Document Name

Consultant

Date             

Size          

2011 Pedestrian Count Downtown Boulder Summer 2011  
Downtown Customer Segmentation RRC Associates Summer-04  200 KB
Downtown Spring Phone Survey                          RRC Associates Spring-04 230 KB
Downtown Phone Survey RRC Associates Summer-99 460 KB
Regional Market Penetration Hunter Retail & Real Estate Research Sept-01 1.53 MB
Downtown Pedestrian Study
(ArtFair & Summer Weekend 2006
)
Pedestrian Studies July-06 392 KB



Downtown Boulder Parking System – Best Practices       

Document Name                     

Consultant                      

Date

Size

Best Practices Parking Review Carl Walker, Inc.             Sept-05 6.3 MB

  

Downtown Boulder Economic Vitality 

Document Name

Consultant

Date            

Size    

Positioning/Messaging for Economic Vitality

MJ Communications, Inc. Sept-03 190 KB
Economic Development Initiative

Progressive Urban
Management Assoc.    

January-03    230 KB    
Downtown Boulder Market Analysis Coley/Forrest, Inc. June-99 20 MB

 

 

Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau Online Survey

Document Name

Consultant                  

Date        

Size

2013 Economic Impact of Tourism RRC Associates March 14 737 KB
Boulder CV&B Visitor Research

RRC Associates

Feb 09 268 KB
Boulder CV&B Online Survey Presentation RRC Associates Oct-05 1.3 MB
Boulder CV&B Online Survey Final Report RRC Associates Oct-05 787KB

 

Boulder County Trends Report

Document Name

Consultant  

Date  

Size

 Boulder County Trends Report 2009  The Community Foundation  Oct - 09  3.78 MB

 

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