Insight Specialty Consulting is a boutique firm specializing in real estate strategy, project management, and management consulting. Our experience within government and as advisors to private, public, and non-profit clients provides unique insight into the best practices from each sector. Our practice areas span the continuum from high level strategy and governance through portfolio and program development to tactical project execution. Having a breadth of experience ensures a holistic response to your challenge ensuring that both the upstream big picture and downstream implementation are integrated.
A solid strategy gives your business the direction to guide your actions going forward. It provides the basis to measure your investments, activities, programs, and services so that you remain on target and focus your energies. It identifies strengths and weaknesses and optimizes your resources towards your goals.
Organizations can respond quickly to trends and changing conditions by having everyone on the same page. This is done with improved decision-making, efficiency, coordination, and alignment between departments and staff.
Figuring out scope, budget and schedule are the first steps to great project management. We help you understand your goals and requirements, locate potential pain points, and manage risk. Our team are certified Project Management Professionals with decades of experience in managing complex initiatives.
Based on best practices from public and private sectors, we offer strategic alignment and insight into real estate initiatives. Whether you need help creating self-sustaining multi-partner developments, or require portfolio strategies for your assets, we work with you to design and implement a real estate strategy that works.
Good management is key to building a thriving organization. From implementing business changes to improving internal processes, we help you seamlessly create and integrate solutions to any problem, so your business and team can shine. We utilize current best practices in the field of organizational development and are certified in the Prosci Change Management approach.
Insight Specialty Consulting is a boutique consulting firm serving public, private and non-profit sectors. We think big picture and work with organizations to improve their performance, structure and strategy. Using our extensive industry knowledge, we offer holistic insights and guidance catered to your organization’s needs.
Needs assessments are important decision-making tools for policy planners and senior leaders, particularly those working in housing. They collect information regarding the current situation and existing gaps to help identify opportunities and targets for intervention. The work is qualitative and quantitative and uses various information sources to develop the understanding and recommendations.
The City of Vancouver is establishing the Vancouver Affordable Housing Endowment Fund (VAHEF) comprised of over 200 non-market housing assets with an assessed value of approximately $2 billion CDN. The majority of these assets, including land, buildings, and Air Space Parcels, are leased to non- profit and co-op housing operators. VAHEF is aimed to optimize the long term viability and effectiveness of affordable non-market housing in Vancouver through a portfolio approach in order to address Vancouver’s housing crisis.