Real Estate: Identified Site with Fewest Zoning and Land Use Regulations to Streamline Approvals for Charter School


An out-of-town provider of online education for primary and secondary charter schools needed to quickly identify the best location for a new charter school. The hybrid school bridges online learning using a self-paced model with classroom instruction and group projects. Bill Griffith analyzed land use and zoning regulations in two metropolitan cities and recommended a site that presented the path of least resistance to zoning approval. The school was approved within four months of the initial engagement.