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PATRICIA RESER Center for the Arts

Location: Beaverton, OR
Client: City of Beaverton

Katie Oman led a comprehensive needs analysis, market assessment, project concept and business plan for a new arts and culture center in Beaverton, Oregon, having developed the project concept prior to joining AMS.  The study’s work included: detailed needs assessment for more than a dozen local user groups; iterative development of activity plan and building program; demographic and lifestyle assessment of primary and secondary markets; public survey to test attendance and willingness to pay; governance recommendations and detailed pro forma operating model which enabled scenario testing for multiple different approaches and risk profiles.  BCA is currently hiring a general manager and fundraising lead, in preparation for a capital campaign and ongoing design work.

*This work was completed while with Arts Consulting Group and AMS Planning & Research