About

Team

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James P. Tate MBA, PLE

Jamie founded the firm in 2003.  He has over 25 years of experience in the planning, real estate and development industry. Jamie has been qualified as an expert witness at the Ontario Land Tribunal.

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Ben Van Impe BA

Ben Van Impe joined Tate Economic Research in 2018. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Geographic Information Systems. Ben has experience in providing market demand and impact assessments for all facets of commercial real estate.

 

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Sameer Patel MA, PLE

Sameer joined Tate Economic Research in 2005. He has over 20 years of experience in the planning, real estate and development industry. Sameer has been qualified as an expert witness at the Ontario Land Tribunal.

 

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Catherine MacKinnon
Catherine MacKinnon MA. Pl.

Catherine joined Tate Economic Research in 2021. She received a Master in Planning degree from the University of Waterloo, with a focus on land use planning and real estate.

 

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The commercial real estate landscape is evolving rapidly, creating unique challenges that require curated solutions. Tate Economic Research Inc. (TER) is one of the premier land use consultancies in the country; mobilizing research, analytics and insights to drive powerful strategy and solutions.

TER is a leader in commercial real estate consulting; their professionals are known for their experience, innovation and integrity.   Founded in 2003, our work is grounded in socio-economic market research and strategic long term thinking that reflects economic realities.

We have worked on hundreds of projects, many of which are transformative with respect to city building and placemaking. Our experience provides us with unique insights into the commercial real estate industry, allowing us to approach each assignment from an informed perspective and to adapt to changing market requirements and commercial trends.

TER provides consulting services in all facets of commercial real estate, including retail, office, industrial, hotel, seniors and others. Our diverse experience extends across the country providing expertise and consulting services to retailers, developers, asset managers and municipalities.  

Our firm was founded on the strength of market analysis professionals.  We have taken our decades of socio-economic land oriented market knowledge and applied that to our strategic consulting and dispute resolution practices while continuing to maintain a strong market analysis practice.  TER continues to maintain its position at the forefront of the commercial real estate industry.