Entrepreneurship. Public Policy. Community.

At Harmonie Advisory Partners, we are passionate about creating places that enhance people's quality of life. We do this by bringing together the private, public and nonprofit sectors, resulting in collaborative, informed decision-making, and creative, efficient, and comprehensive solutions.

With direct and meaningful experience in both the private and public sectors,

our talented team is uniquely qualified to help public and nonprofit sector clients navigate the complex development environment. We offer a fresh perspective to existing land use policies or bring new projects to life by utilizing our extensive expertise in economic, market, and policy analysis, including project evaluation, reuse, and repositioning.

Experience makes a difference

Reflecting the groundbreaking camaraderie of the celebrated Detroit neighborhood that inspired our name, Harmonie Advisory Partners brings more than 75 years of collective experience in land planning, development, analysis, and policy expertise to every new endeavor. With our entrepreneurial spirit and an artful vision, we see the potential to re-imagine challenging environments as thriving communities.

Creating solutions for success

Harmonie Advisory Partners offers services for clients who are looking for effective solutions to reach community land use goals, re-use existing assets, and design policies that achieve both visionary and civic goals. Our objective is to provide our public clients with services supported by extensive research to effectively guide decision-making.

Meet the Team

Harmonie Advisory Partners is led by Marcia Jensen, who parlays her extensive civic, legal and land use planning background into creating projects that enhance communities. A public sector professional with degrees in law and urban planning, Marcia has extensive leadership experience in local and regional government as both an elected and appointed official.
Marcia Jensen


In her over two decades of experience in the San Francisco Bay Area real estate and planning industry, Wendi has overseen the development of multiple communities. Her expertise ranges from acquisition to sales for complex projects throughout Silicon Valley.
Wendi Baker


Don has over 30 years of real estate development experience in both the private and public sectors, a rare combination which offers a valuable insight and experience when collaborating with municipalities. Over the years, he has held responsibilities, as diverse as representing the U.S. real estate development interests of Grosvenor, an international property group, and managing projects for the City of San Francisco.
A. Don Capobres


Our Services

Harmonie Advisory Partners offers services for public and private sector clients who are looking for effective solutions to reach community land use, re-use existing assets, and establish design policies that achieve both visionary and civic goals.

Land Use Economics

• Highest and best use analysis

• Development test fits

Market Analysis

• Retail tenant mix

• Retail gap analysis

• Market trends and demand

• Competitive positioning strategies

Project Evaluation

• Financial feasibility/peer review

• Community benefits

Revisioning, Reuse, and Revitalization

• Policy analysis: revising regulations to promote community and economic vitality

• Commercial core and downtown revitalization and property re-positioning

• Bicycle, pedestrian, and multi-modal transportation infrastructure

• Community engagement strategies

Policy Review and Analysis

• Housing: affordable housing strategies, housing element review, SB 9 compliance and “objective standards”

• Economic development

Comprehensive Urban Planning

• General plan review and update

• Strategic plan development

• Zoning Code and municipal code analysis and update: short term rental, shared mobility, conditional use and permit streamlining

Special Projects

• Specific topic white papers

• Wildfire preparation and mitigation

• Grant writing

Why choose Harmonie Advisory Partners

Our dedicated team has decades of direct and meaningful experience in both the private and public sectors. That insider’s perspective has highlighted the advantages each sector can contribute to complex projects, as well as their limitations and challenges, making us uniquely qualified to work collaboratively on all aspects in our quest to create developments that enhance and inspire communities.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion and are certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). We also hold designations from the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), California Unified Certification Program (CUCP), and the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Let’s Work Together