Kyle Vangel


Kyle creates real estate and economic development strategies that address key public policy priorities and strengthen communities.

Kyle’s work advances master planning, transportation, and economic development initiatives. He is based in Raleigh and works with our clients throughout North America.

In North Carolina, Kyle managed HR&A’s work advising on real estate and economic development opportunities associated with the Raleigh Downtown Plan, which was adopted by the City Council in September, 2015. He is currently leading the development of a disposition strategy for key City-owned sites in Downtown Raleigh, and previously helped craft a disposition strategy for land owned by Mecklenburg County in the urban core of Charlotte.

Nationally, Kyle is advising the cities of Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts on the development of their respective citywide plans, which focus on promoting inclusive economic growth and enhancing housing affordability. He recently completed a comprehensive study for the City of Cincinnati that identified opportunities to better align economic incentive programs with priority community objectives. He has also illustrated the value of infrastructure projects like the Long Island Rail Road Third Track and Rochester Inner Loop East Transformation Project, as well as economic clusters such as the New York City Tech Ecosystem through detailed economic and fiscal impact analyses.

Prior to joining HR&A, Kyle worked as a Consultant at the global management and strategy consultancy Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte). Kyle holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received the Louise Venable Coker Award for Best Masters Project. He graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and economics.

American Planning Association, Member

Urban Land Institute, Member