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WHAT CAN YOU BUILD?

Deepblocks is a FREE tool that tells you how much you can build and what property uses you can include on any parcel, in a growing list of cities. Plus, find out if your property is in an Opportunity Zone, anywhere in the United States!

 
Desktop computer showing a short animated demo of Deepblocks software, including Multifamily panel with sliders to adjust Multifamily Unit Mix, Multifamily Gross Buildable, Multifamily Income, and Multifamily NOI. Next to it, the corresponding stacking plan, which instantly updates to reflect any changes. Also, the Back of Envelope Financial Calculation.
 

UPGRADE TO PREMIUM

Deepblocks Premium is a powerful tool to explore the potential of a site. Try it for FREE:

  • Run multiple scenarios on any property and analyze the cost of different use mixes.

  • Get a good preliminary understanding of the financial potential of any given parcel.

  • Instantly export PDF reports.

14 DAY FREE TRIAL. NO CREDIT CARD REQUIRED.

 
 

Getting started with Deepblocks Premium:

1 Select Site

1.  Select one or more parcels.

1. Select one or more parcels.

2 Select Proposed Uses

2.  Select the proposed uses for this project. This can be changed later.

2. Select the proposed uses for this project. This can be changed later.

3 Select Density & Market

3.  Select the density and luxury levels for this project. These are only meant to get you started. All assumptions can be adjusted later.

3. Select the density and luxury levels for this project. These are only meant to get you started. All assumptions can be adjusted later.


4 Review Stacking Plan

4.  A color-coded 3D model is generated based on your initial selections. This is the starting point.

4. A color-coded 3D model is generated based on your initial selections. This is the starting point.

5 Adjust Assumptions

5.  It’s now time to adjust the project assumptions, including cost, program, unit mix, square footages, rents, etc.

5. It’s now time to adjust the project assumptions, including cost, program, unit mix, square footages, rents, etc.

6 Review Returns

6 . The Back of Envelope panel will show your returns, so you can adjust your project to create the best deal.

6. The Back of Envelope panel will show your returns, so you can adjust your project to create the best deal.

 

EXISTING BUILDINGS COMING SOON

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Existing Buildings is a tool to study parcels with existing structures, so you can quickly determine whether or not it makes sense to keep them, and what kind of return they can generate as is, or after renovations.

 

Getting started with existing building deals:

1 Select Site

1.  Select one or more parcels.

1. Select one or more parcels.

2 Select Existing Uses

2.  Select the proposed uses for this project. This can be changed later.

2. Select the proposed uses for this project. This can be changed later.

3 Select Floors per Use

3.  Select how you would like to configure your building, by entering a number of floors for each use.

3. Select how you would like to configure your building, by entering a number of floors for each use.


4 Review Stacking Plan

4.  A color-coded 3D model is generated based on your initial selections. This is the starting point.

4. A color-coded 3D model is generated based on your initial selections. This is the starting point.

5 Adjust Assumptions

5.  It’s now time to adjust the project assumptions, including cost, program, unit mix, square footages, rents, etc.

5. It’s now time to adjust the project assumptions, including cost, program, unit mix, square footages, rents, etc.

6 Review Cap Rate

6 . The Back of Envelope panel will show your cap rate, so you can adjust your project to create the best deal.

6. The Back of Envelope panel will show your cap rate, so you can adjust your project to create the best deal.

 

SITE ANALYSIS COMING SOON

Animation for our Site Analysis Tool: Layers and heat maps include Opportunity Zones, Sea Level Rise, Population Density, Net Migration, Income Levels, and local Zoning Districts.
 
 

Site Analysis is a tool to gain comprehensive insight into specific properties you are targeting.  On a national, regional or city-specific scale, we feature a library of layers and heat maps that you can turn on or off.  These provide general economic and demographic data to assist in evaluating potential development projects, specific to your areas of interest.

Layers and heat maps include Opportunity Zones, Sea Level Rise, Population Density, Net Migration, Income Levels, and local Zoning Districts.

 

Getting started with site analysis:

1 Enter City

1.  Enter an address, a city, or navigate the map to your desired location.

1. Enter an address, a city, or navigate the map to your desired location.

2 Turn Layers On/Off

2.  Turn the layers you would like to see ON or OFF.

2. Turn the layers you would like to see ON or OFF.

3 Select Site

3.  Select one or more parcels.

3. Select one or more parcels.


4 Review Site Info

4.  Review the site info provided for your selected parcels. This includes information like Existing Building Area, Year Built, Zoning and whether the parcel is in an Opportunity Zone.

4. Review the site info provided for your selected parcels. This includes information like Existing Building Area, Year Built, Zoning and whether the parcel is in an Opportunity Zone.

5 Select Deepblocks Tool

5.  Create your project using either the New Development tool or the Existing Building tool.

5. Create your project using either the New Development tool or the Existing Building tool.

6Analyze Project

6.  Follow the steps in  New Development  or  Existing Building .

6. Follow the steps in New Development or Existing Building.

 
 

BECOME A COLLABORATOR

Are you an architect working in a city not yet featured in Deepblocks?
Get in touch using the form below for collaboration opportunities.

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