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Liz Hanson

Senior Planner & Development Project Manager

1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Liz brings more than 30 years of planning and government affairs expertise to help clients with site analyses and the gamut of development review processes.

Liz leverages her extensive municipal planning, economic development and consulting experience in successfully marshalling projects through every stage of development review and approval from strategic site analysis, to zoning, annexation, permitting, and construction. Liz's experience and reputation in the planning community, and her ability to speak the language of planners and government leaders allows her to communicate directly and effectively with decision makers in pursuing our clients' development goals. She is adept at working and negotiating with a broad range of stakeholders including city planners, city councilors, community and business leaders, and elected and appointed officials.

Working closely with the firm’s real estate and development lawyers, Liz provides clients with pragmatic guidance and strategies to avoid and overcome obstacles that can waste valuable time and resources. 

Liz’s development and planning experience includes several roles working for the City of Boulder as Senior Planner, Land Use Manager, and Economic Vitality Coordinator; and as a planning and business consultant for residential and commercial projects.

Speaking Engagements



  • Boulder Chamber's Franny Reich Local Business Hero Award (2016)

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