Capitol Market Research
Real Estate Research,
Land Development &
Market Analysis

About Us

Capitol Market Research (CMR) is an Austin-based Texas corporation founded in 1986 by Charles Heimsath to provide advisory services related to real estate research, development feasibility, land use economics, and market analysis.

CMR conducts a wide range of studies, ranging from

  • Comprehensive market feasibility studies to evaluate single use or mixed-use development concepts,
  • Studies that inform public jurisdictions of the build-out potential and value creation in special purpose districts, and
  • forecasts of land value increments in transit-oriented development districts.

We are a firm of qualified professionals whose President, Charles H. Heimsath, brings a recognized expertise in real estate market research and project feasibility analysis.

CMR has considerable experience in the preparation of market analysis for a variety of proposed real estate development products throughout the Austin and San Antonio region.

Charles H. Heimsath

Charles H. Heimsath

Charles H. Heimsath graduated from The University of Texas in 1976 with a Master of Science degree in Community and Regional Planning. He has been active in the real estate market in the areas of urban planning, market and feasibility studies, and real estate research since 1980. His studies have helped to guide clients in the successful transformation of project concepts into valuable assets. Between 1980 and 1983 he was responsible for managing the real estate research division at the Rice Center in Houston, and prior to his founding Capitol Market Research, Mr. Heimsath was a senior project manager in charge of feasibility/market research with an appraisal firm, R. Robinson & Associates, Inc. in Austin.

Camiel DeSmet

Senior Associate

Ana Cantu

GIS Analyst

Recent Clients

  • Ardent Residential
  • Aspen Heights
  • Austin Fairchild
  • Berkadia Commercial
  • Casey Development
  • City of Austin
  • City of Dripping Springs
  • City of Georgetown
  • City of Pflugerville
  • Cypress Real Estate Group
  • Intracorp Homes
  • Ledcor Properties
  • Mason Joseph Company
  • Micheals Corporation
  • Ryan Companies
  • Mid-City Development
  • Berkadia Commercial
  • Momark Development
  • Richman Development
  • Ryan Companies
  • WeWork
  • Steeple Partners
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Waypoint Residential