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Understanding Your Market Study Part 3: Conducting a Desktop Competitor Analysis


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Lana Peck

Lana Peck is a senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). With two decades of experience in the seniors housing industry, Lana has research expertise in pricing analysis, product development, market segmentation, and market feasibility research including demand analyses of blue sky developments, expansions, and repositionings for master planning projects across the nation. Prior to joining NIC, Lana worked for Brooks Adams Research in Richmond, Virginia, where she was director of research, responsible for designing and executing consumer market research, development site selection and market-level demand studies, and nationwide seniors housing industry research for both for-profit and not-for-profit communities, systems, and national trade organizations. Lana’s prior experience also includes more than a decade with Life Care Services LLC, in Des Moines, Iowa, where she served as senior market research analyst, and Gartner, Inc., a worldwide-leading information technology research and advisory company, where she managed global business-to-business market research projects. She holds a Master of Science in Management in Business Management and a Master of Family and Consumer Sciences in Gerontology.
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