Lead constructive conversations, from concept to ribbon cutting.
Communications tools keep discussions on track with enforced community guidelines and a real-name policy.
Our partners are using coUrbanize to grow vibrant neighborhoods.
Provide educational resources for fact-based conversations.
Interactive visualizations and project descriptions educate with facts.
“We were trying to compress the amount of time that it takes to go through the planning process. We found that, by getting people’s feedback early on, we got to “yes” much more quickly than we ordinarily would have.”
Hear from silent supporters who haven’t attended public meetings.
Reach the audience that actually represents the community with customizable tools like text messaging.
For real estate development projects
How can coUrbanize help my development?
With coUrbanize, you have the ability to host constructive conversations. When you build a project communication hub for your development on coUrbanize, you have the opportunity to educate the community, prepare for meetings, and reach a representative community audience.
coUrbanize’s technology platform accelerates project timelines, helps developers overcome NIMBYism, and makes projects inclusive – all with less opposition and more outreach. Use coUrbanize to share plans, secure approvals faster, and streamline communication from conception to approval to ribbon cutting.
How is coUrbanize different from what I’m already doing?
coUrbanize is a real estate development engagement tool that developers like Boston Properties use alongside in-person community meetings to activate a project’s silent supporters and YIMBYs, ensuring that the process remains on track. They also receive better quality feedback through coUrbanize, making it possible to iterate on plans faster and avoid expensive project delays.
coUrbanize’s tools streamline the development process by helping developers gather support earlier. Project data and feedback is easily packaged and presented for meeting attendees, and included in the public record. coUrbanize also offers innovative features like text messaging that enable and enhance community feedback in real-time during meetings.
There isn’t any community opposition for my project. Why do I need coUrbanize?
coUrbanize helps developers make the most of strong community connections while also including everyone in the conversation. With the coUrbanize technology platform, development teams are efficiently scaling their outreach and shortening project timelines, keeping projects on time and on budget.
Developers who use coUrbanize give all community members an equal voice, regardless of individual schedules and time constraints. coUrbanize community members engage with developers through inclusive technology like text messages and online forums, ensuring better outcomes and strengthening community connections for years to come.
How much time does it take to manage a coUrbanize project?
Developers can get a new coUrbanize project up and running in less than a day – in most cases, it only takes a few hours. Once a project is live, coUrbanize scales outreach online so that developers spend as little as 15 minutes a week communicating with community members through email updates and a moderated discussion forum. coUrbanize has as dedicated community outreach specialist available to help developers save time and incorporate best practices for the discussion forum.
How to host productive community meetings and avoid derailments
Use our proven methods to host constructive conversations at your next meeting.
Community meetings are a necessary part of the entitlement process, but often times you see the same familiar, opposing faces. This can lead to project delays and money lost.
So, how do you overcome this and reach a more representative audience who would be impacted by your project?