Bookman Associates, Inc.

Bookman Associates, Inc., has provided consultation to public, private, and nonprofit organizations and businesses in community and economic development, management, planning, and real estate development since 1981.

Consulting services in

  1.   Economic Development

  2.   Comprehensive Community Development

  3.   Commercial Corridor Development

•   Nonprofit Management

•   Strategic Planning

•   Project Management and Implementation

  1.   Organizational Development

BAI also provides custom services, including a full range of

  1. Specialized Training Programs

  2.   Job Coaching and Mentoring

  3.   Disaster Recovery Planning Assistance

  4.   Negotiation and Deal-Making Advice

A partial list of current and past clients includes:

City of Chicago Department of Planning & Development

Chicago Metro Housing Development Corporation

Chicago Public Schools Office of Specialized Services

City of Los Angeles Housing & Community Investment Department

Cuyahoga County Economic Development Department, Ohio

Enterprise Community Partners

Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

    National, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville,

    Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Phoenix. Richmond, & Twin Cities

LISC MetroEdge Corridors of Retail Excellence (CORE) Program

Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) - Mesa

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Rockford Economic Development Council

Trellis (formerly NHS Phoenix)

Uptown United

Vietnamese Association of Illinois

For more information on Bookman Associates and its consulting services,

contact Joel Bookman at or 312-623-5709.


Bookman Associates, Inc.

     Consulting Services