Case Study: TestFit for Urban Redevelopment

TestFit for urban redevelopment

How The Geyser Group iterated on site plans for the 19-acre St. John site

Specific RFP requirements

The RFP for the 19-acre St John site had multiple facets that required intense manipulation of the designs to get the best possible yield, both in terms of units, affordable housing, and sizeable greenspace.

Site challenges

This case study delves into how The Geyser Group & team optioneered against the specific constraints of the site, including an interstate highway, access issues, water detention, demolition / reuse & compatibility requirements such as building height graduation.

Discover the process

Learn how the designing teams used an iterative design process with TestFit to bring their vision to life, while achieving the unit counts required to accommodate both affordable housing requirements, and respecting height limitations. 

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Case Study: Site Speculation with CRTKL

TestFit for site prospection

How CRTKL diversified during the pandemic

Existing TestFit users

Discover why CallisonRTKL (CRTKL) became early adopters of TestFit, and how they use it to validate prospective sites from both a design and financial point of view.

Pandemic opportunities

During the pandemic, work was scarce for many, including architecture firms across the globe. CRTKL decided to explore sites themselves and present to developer partners they had worked closely with in the past.

Discover the process

Learn how CRTKL approached potential sites, brought in real estate developers, and used TestFit to engage with the city in this case study. 

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Case Study: Affordable Housing with Novin Development Corp

TestFit for Affordable Housing

How Novin Development Corp secured funding & their site 3x faster.

Define sites for affordable housing

Learn the site criteria & selection process Novin Development Corp undertook with ProforMap & TestFit.

Compare design iterations

Discover how TestFit allowed the Novin Development Corp team to quickly compare cost vs rent in multiple design schemes.

Secure funding

How Novin Development Corp secured $7.4M in competitive TOD funding towards the development of 603 A Street in Hayward.


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