Urbanomics Planning

Land Use Consulting and Economic Development Advisors

About Us


Urbanomics Planning is comprised of knowledgeable and respected advisors with experience in solving land use and real estate development problems for landowners, developers, businesses and public agencies.  Our consultants are hand-picked to be most effective on each project.  The result is a seamless and efficient project team at a competitive rate.

Matt Goulet, Principal

Zoning maps and analysis for greater Los Angeles CaliforniaUrbanomics is led by Matt Goulet, a veteran land use and real estate consultant based in Los Angeles.  Mr. Goulet has entitled and serviced more than 3 million square feet of floor area, 3000 residential units and 300 acres of infill development in the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and various municipalities through the region.

With a nearly 25-year background in engineering, business development, economic development and urban planning, he has worked with industries that form the backbone of the Southern California economy and job base including aerospace, manufacturing, theme parks and motion pictures. Matt has also created numerous studies on regional economic development, urban planning, real estate economics and goods movement for public agencies and private interests in California.  Since 2007, he has co-authored the annual Real Estate and Economic Forecast for the Southern California Development Forum (SCDF) and he has developed entitlement strategies and secured land use approvals for several major projects in Southern California.

In addition to serving as the Principal of Urbanomics, Matt serves as the Chairman of the Board for 1010 Development Corporation, a non-profit affordable housing developer in Downtown Los Angeles.  Mr. Goulet holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, an MBA from California State University Northridge, and a Professional Certificate in Real Estate Investments from UCLA.  Matt also holds an FE/EIT certification in Mechanical Engineering from the Maryland Board of Professional Engineers and is a licensed Broker in the State of California.  Furthermore, he served as a docent providing architectural tours for the Los Angeles Conservancy and on the Advisory Board for the Los Angeles Chapter of the Urban Land Institute.