Bobby Boone

Senior Research Strategist

Bobby specializes in qualitative and quantitative research methods and data-driven strategy at Streetsense. He serves on project teams to evaluate and forecast conditions from real estate markets to new food and beverage concepts. Throughout Bobby’s career he has worked with numerous public and private sector clients to help create and implement feasible, data-based strategies for retailers, restaurants, hotels, real estate, and neighborhoods across the country.

Bobby is involved with Vibrant Streets, an initiative that creates successful neighborhood commercial environments across the country. Bobby led the design process for the Vibrant Streets Toolkit, which can be used by retailers, businesses, merchants’ associations, government agencies, neighborhoods, and community groups to make incremental, measured improvements in their commercial districts to attract shops and restaurants. 

Prior to joining Streetsense, Bobby served as a Fellow at Smart Growth America, LOCUS, and had participated in numerous commercial revitalization projects in urban and rural contexts. Bobby has a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Florida A&M University, and a Master’s in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati, in addition to LEED AP Neighborhood Development and American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) credentials.



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