Manager of Research
Donny Davis has six years of research and real estate experience working with in a number of industries spanning the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Within the broader research and real estate categories, his expertise and focus areas include geographic information systems (GIS), demographic analysis, commercial real estate, energy/sustainability, and site selection. In conjunction with his strategic experience, Donny leverages his technical capacity with advanced knowledge of geospatial analytics software, data sources, and cartographic/visualization techniques. His abilities allow him to continue optimizing how he provides data-driven insights, more efficiently and accurately, to a wide-range of clients and companies. Donny currently serves as the Research Manager for Juniper Solutions, a Cleveland, Ohio based Economic Development & Real Estate Advisory firm.
Prior to joining Juniper, Donny served as a Market Planner in the real estate department at Signet Jewelers in Akron, Ohio, where he utilized geospatial analytics and cutting-edge software to help the publicly-traded retail company optimize real estate decision-making for a multitude of national brands.
From 2012 to 2015, Donny was an Associate at Allegro Realty Advisors, a commercial real estate services firm in Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked on projects for both corporate and public clients including market studies, valuations, site selection, and consulting studies. Donny began his career serving as Research & Communications Manager at Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), where he played an important role in developing Icebreaker, the offshore wind project on Lake Erie.
Mr. Davis holds a B.A. in Public Relations with an Environmental Studies Certificate and a M.A. in Urban Planning and GIS, both from the University of Akron. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Ohio. Additionally, he is a member of Cleveland’s Urban Land Institute.