Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development, Portland State University
M.A. Geography, Binghamton University, SUNY
B.A. Economics, Earlham College
Matt Craigie joined ECONorthwest as a Project Manager in 2016. He specializes in bridging the gap between public sector goals and private sector realities, especially as they relate in the fields of urban planning and real estate development. In addition to managing projects, he serves as a technical advisor on market, financial, and site-specific analyses. Matt enjoys identifying the key data and attributes in each project that make for a compelling story.
Prior to joining ECONorthwest, Matt was an Urban Development Analyst with Leland Consulting Group where he worked on a diverse portfolio of planning and real estate consulting projects. Before Leland, he was in the commercial real estate appraisal business where he conducted valuation and consulting services for public and private sector clients. While in this line of work, Matt valued millions of dollars of commercial, industrial, and residential real estate in the Portland metropolitan area and the Willamette Valley. Previously, Matt was the Economic Development Manager for the City of Woodburn, a Regional Planner for Metro, and a Peace Corps volunteer in the mountains of the Dominican Republic.