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I'm your resource for construction writing and research

Do you need a writer who understands construction and related fields? Or market data to support business development?

​I track Puget Sound area projects, watch trends, and provide personalized data and analysis to help you succeed.

As a writer I co-lead and author proposals, blogs, branding materials, and more—leveraging your voice with clarity and impact.

Let’s talk!

Matt Hays




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About Matt


I’ve been fascinated by Seattle, the Northwest, and our built environment for as long as I can remember. Maybe a little obsessed actually!


In 1993, this passion turned into a profession with a research position for the Committee for the Seattle Commons, a proposed park in South Lake Union. Next came over two decades in marketing with Lease Crutcher Lewis, focusing on market research and managing over 1,000 proposals. At the same time, I blogged for several years about urban issues, development, and alternative transportation for the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce.


In 2021, I began offering my research and analysis services to commercial construction, architecture, and development clients on a consulting basis...doing what I love full time!


I also enjoy writing and copy editing, with a talent for compelling, informative pieces on technical topics for diverse audiences.

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