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Market Movers: Laclede Gas Company

Something we consider a "market movers" project is a forecasting study for Laclede Gas Company.

Laclede Gas is the largest natural gas distribution utility company in Missouri, serving approximately 625,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the city of St. Louis, as well as 10 other counties in eastern Missouri. We are sure you recognize the name Laclede Gas or Missouri Natural Gas from your monthly utility bills!

We are working with Laclede on a Residential and Commercial Market Segments Forecast and Growth study. The study provides research-based forecasting for Laclede's strategic planning.

Based on historical data gathered through 2013, Zanola is providing 10-year growth rate forecasts for residential housing, churches, schools, hotels/motels, restaurants, freestanding retail, office/retail, and office/warehouses. Research resources include MarketGraphics®, Nielsen Claritas data, and multiple additional sources. Zanola is documenting, interpreting, and aligning each research source to forecast short-term, mid-term, and horizon growth rates for St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County, and Franklin County.

We are excited about our work with Laclede Gas Company. With forward thinking and forecasting, Laclede is moving the market!

By Denise Kruse