As the global themed entertainment industry grows, AECOM provides essential research and analysis for leisure-oriented real estate development.

We partner with clients on some of the most innovative and widely recognized recreation, entertainment and tourism projects in the world’s most compelling locations. For 60 years, our work has resulted in pragmatic and creative action plans for the development, marketing and management of attractions.

AECOM is a worldwide authority on the themed entertainment industry. Our annual TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index is the definitive, global attendance study of industry trends and calendar-year visitation numbers for theme parks, water parks, museums and the top theme park group operators.

Our clients include public and private development companies, lenders and equity investors, management companies, land owners and public agencies. Increasingly, our work involves integrated resorts, which offer a broad range of operating and real estate components, and are designed to maximize the visitor experience and investment performance. Our experience in economic planning for major recreation destinations is unequaled in the industry and encompasses virtually every aspect of leisure-time activity.