Annapolis, Maryland, founding base of Strategy 5 LLC

Strategy 5 LLC is an urban economics consulting firm. The firm’s Principal Ernest E. Bleinberger has a depth of experience gained from challenging assignments in more than 300 North American cities, towns and rural areas that have involved a broad range of real estate analysis, market and  financial feasibility analysis, fiscal impact analysis, funding and finance strategies, and other elements of applied economic development. The firm’s methodology for success rests firmly on solid research and developer-oriented real estate analysis, coupled with a constant view toward implementation and tangible results.

Strategy 5 is experienced in many areas of applied economics such as:

  • Master plan development and implementation
  • Airport landside development plans
  • Funding and finance strategies
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Successful downtown revitalization strategies
  • Rural economic development plans
  • Effective business recruitment and retention strategies
  • Developer solicitations and agreements
  • Business Improvement Districts (BIDs)
  • Economic and fiscal impact analysis


Mr. Ernest E. Bleinberger
Strategy 5 LLC
600 Bulfinch Dr., Suite 404
Andover, Massachusetts 01810
(978) 984-7125

Strategy 5 understands Main St. and has achieved many successful downtown projects.

For information on completed projects please contact us directly.

The company has many strategic partnerships with multi-disciplinary firms throughout the country including award-winning planners and architects, parking and transportation engineering firms, consulting historians, etc. Therefore, Strategy 5 has the ability to draw on talent and experience in a wide range of fields in order to form tailor-made teams for particular assignments.

Strategy 5 prides itself on maintaining a focused and efficient operation that affords clients additional value in the form of highly competitive pricing, direct interaction with the firm’s principals, and personal service. We take great pride in the long standing professional relationships developed with our client base over the years, and offer the same commitment to future partners. The team at Strategy 5 stands ready to work with you toward success.

Mr. Ernest E. Bleinberger is Principal of Strategy 5 LLC, an urban economics consulting that provides professional services to a nationwide client base in the fields of urban economics, real estate development, planning, downtown revitalization, and more.

Over his 27 years of involvement in the industry Mr. Bleinberger has worked on large-scale, high-profile projects in more than 300 cities throughout North America. These projects have involved preparing developer-style market analyses, financial feasibility analyses, and completing original research and analysis of various types. He often leads large multi-disciplinary teams tha include architects, planners, engineers, consulting historians, etc. His consulting services have  led to many tangible results for his clients, with very significant economic and fiscal benefits.

During his career Mr. Bleinberger has been an active member of the International Economic Development Council, the Urban Land Institute, the International Downtown Association, the American Planning Association, the National Main Street Program / National Historic Trust, and various state and local economic development professional organizations. He received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, in 1976. He maintains his headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts.