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Episode 1

The Demographics of Placemaking

With over 25 years of consulting experience within the real estate industry, Lesley brings a wealth of knowledge to the conversation.


Lesley delves into the art of placemaking, emphasizing the importance of understanding demographics to create spaces that resonate with diverse communities. Her unique perspective stems from years of investing time in getting to know the residents, providing her with invaluable insights on accommodating varied needs.

Show Summary

Welcome to Episode 1 of Smith Lane! In this episode, Monaca and Callie sit down with the remarkable Lesley Deutch, Managing Principal at John Burns Research & Consulting.


With over 25 years of consulting experience within the real estate industry, Lesley brings a wealth of knowledge to the conversation.


Lesley delves into the art of placemaking, emphasizing the importance of understanding demographics to create spaces that resonate with diverse communities. Her unique perspective stems from years of investing time in getting to know the residents, providing her with invaluable insights on accommodating varied needs.


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