Solimar Research Group Launches New Web Site
Solimar Research Group
Solimar Research Group, a land-use policy firm based in Southern California, has just launched a revamped web site www.solimar.org providing much more information about the firmsï¿½ products and services ï¿½ as well as a ï¿½virtual libraryï¿½ containing 45 research reports the firm has produced since 1999.
ï¿½The new web site is not only more attractive, but it really gives people the information they need about Solimar and about the land use issues we deal with,ï¿½ said William Fulton, Solimarï¿½s president and CEO. The web site was designed by Urban Insight of Los Angeles.
The web site also contains blogs from staff members at Solimar and its sister publication, California Planning & Development Report, as well as news reports on Solimarï¿½s work throughout California and the West. Recently news articles include Solimarï¿½s views on land-use planning and fire hazards in Southern California ï¿½ reported by national columnist Neal Peirce ï¿½ and transferable development rights programs in Santa Barbara County, California, and Gallatin County, Montana.
The virtual library is a comprehensive library of almost all research reports Solimar has worked on since it was founded. The first report was a summary of growth management policies throughout Southern California in the 1990s, which was originally issued by Claremont Graduate University Research Insitute; the most recent is a guidebook for developing mixed-use districts for the Torrance/Redondo Beach area of Los Angeles, issued by the South Bay Cities Council of Governments.
Solimarï¿½s mission is to provide solid research and policy analysis on land-use and related issues so that government land-use policymakers can make informed decisions. The firmï¿½s main product lines include:
The new SRG website was developed by Urban Insight, Inc. (www.urbaninsight.com), a Los Angeles-based Internet consulting and web development firm specializing in website management systems and technology consulting for the urban planning community.
Related Link: www.solimar.com
For more information contact:
Solimar Research Group
35 S. Ventura Ave.
Phone: (805) 643-7700
Fax: (805) 643-7782
Posted November 21, 2007
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