• 6 minutes

How Does NIMBY Impact Development Projects?


Learn why NIMBYISM is effective.

Public opposition, or NIMBY, can impact development projects by leading to costly delays and even project cancellations. There can also be pressure on local officials, both political and otherwise; and pressure on the developer for current and future projects. This video reviews how even the smallest opposition group can affect development projects and discusses two studies on how NIMBY affected housing projects.

Runtime: 6 minutes



Al Maiorino

Al Maiorino

Public Strategy Group, Inc.

  • President of Public Strategy Group, Inc. for 25 years
  • Worked with numerous clients including Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart® and Chesapeake Energy
  • Recipient of the 2009 Gold MarCom Award honoring excellence in marketing and communications
  • Published in numerous journals and magazines including Environmental Leader; Renewable Energy; Electric, Light, and Power; Mining, People, and the Environment; Ethanol Producer; and Wind Power Monthly magazines
  • B.A. and M.A. degrees, University of Connecticut
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]

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