Steve Schuman


314.421.2800 ext. 25

Steve’s career background and interests are primarily focused in areas of housing and real estate development, real estate appraisal, and market and feasibility analysis. He also has a particular passion for urban and downtown redevelopment. With an education in planning and considerable experience in real estate finance, market analysis, and appraisal work, he has a strong understanding of the needs and goals of various stakeholders in both the private and public sectors. He has become increasingly involved in devising market-based solutions to help inform policy makers and guide effective real estate development.

Steve’s work at Development Strategies has included hundreds of market studies and appraisals of a wide range of property types in various markets throughout the country, strategic and development planning for downtown areas, housing studies, economic impact analyses, TIF and other revenue projections, and rent comparability studies. He has a master’s degree in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development from Saint Louis University.


Master of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development
Saint Louis University

Bachelor of Arts
Urban Affairs
Saint Louis University


Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
– State of Missouri

Professional Memberships

American Planning Association

Urban Land Institute