Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, provides unparalleled insight to empower strategic decisions, intelligently deploy investment capital, improve risk management, and develop targeted leads to increase sales. Builders, developers, financial institutions, manufacturers, retailers, telecommunications providers, government entities, and numerous, adjacent industries rely on Metrostudy’s research, expertise, and intelligence to support strategic business decisions at the local, regional, and national market level. Metrostudy is considered the definitive authority on the residential construction real estate and housing market.

Market Intelligence

Organizations engaging Metrostudy gain critical insights and actionable intelligence specific to their operating markets. Our insights improve the accuracy and effectiveness of key strategic decisions. Our research offers the most complete, accurate, and contextual intelligence available. Our clients partner with our team of analysts and industry strategists to apply our collective knowledge to specific business decisions.


Metrostudy maintains the nation’s most comprehensive database of housing market information. Every quarter, our local field research teams deliver the most accurate market data on active and future construction in the industry. When our clients make decisions, they have confidence knowing their teams are utilizing the most complete and accurate information available.

Our core research is complemented by strategic third party data that we rigorously cleanse and distill to improve accuracy and relevance. We gather deed records, tax assessors’ records, and demographics, as well as robust economic data that provides insight into local market health the national economy. All these data points are synthesized into insightful, actionable intelligence.

All Metrostudy information is accessible via our suite of cutting-edge, cloud-based applications—desktop and mobile tools that empower client teams to analyze information, run reports, and create visualizations and thematic views on client-defined maps, ranging a local neighborhood to an entire metropolitan area.

Analysis and Consulting

Metrostudy provides strategic decision support and comprehensive due diligence services for a variety of business scenarios. Our strategic consulting and custom research programs can address any industry scenario. Clients engage Metrostudy on a local, regional, and national basis. Our in-market and national strategists are recognized experts in identifying the market forces and ecosystem pitfalls your investments or projects will face. Our team is here to help you understand how to minimize risk and maximize opportunities, empowering decisions with confidence.

Metrostudy delivers comprehensive expertise on development, marketing, and economic issues. We provide tailored research studies evaluating the demand for and marketability of residential and commercial real estate projects, mergers and acquisitions, retail opportunity, and more; all specific to your market. Metrostudy is the definitive authority for real estate and housing industry market intelligence.