5 ways using building permits data increases success.
Long Island City Partnership's development tracking map created using Citiesense to track building permits data. (https://longislandcityqueens.com/maps/)
Cities are constantly changing. To track changes and analyze or predict where certain neighborhoods might be headed, professionals look for different indicators or signals related to changes. There are myriad options for market signals that researchers and analysts consider today. Even the installation of specific types of light bulbs has recently been studied as an indicator of where gentrification patterns are headed.