Many factors need to be carefully assessed to determine the feasibility for development of a child care center or expansion of an existing one. A number of key factors include:
The White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group has extensive experience in conducting market and economic feasibility studies, including for child care facilities. Our child care feasibility studies combine the expertise of Randy White, or CEO, with over 25 years experience in conducting market and economic feasibility studies, with Vicki Stoecklin, our Education & Child Development Director, who has over 25 years hands-on experience in early childhood education, administration and development.
Our recent child care feasibility experience includes:
The Centennial Campus currently operates a campus laboratory, child development center for 53 children. Since the center does not currently meet the demand from students and college staff and faculty, the college foundation retained White Hutchinson to:
This new college campus opened in 1998 and does not currently have on-site child care. The college foundation retained White Hutchinson to conduct a feasibility study for a new child development center to serve college students, staff and faculty, as well as area resident and worker families. The study:
The Center for Children's Services in Danville, Illinois retained the White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group to prepare a market feasibility study for development of a high quality, child care expansion of their existing program. CCS currently offers child care for 85 children and an after-school program. The market study determined that the market area did not have sufficient unmet demand to support development of a market-rate child care center.
Prepared schematic building and discovery play garden design, development cost estimate and operating revenue and cost budgets for a model child care facility in this Arabian Gulf country. Extensive cultural research was conducted with parents, children and the educational community.
We completed a feasibility study for the possible expansion of an existing child care program sponsored by the Catholic Church. The study included evaluating the existing child care building, visiting other childcare facilities in the community and recommending an expansion program for the new building.
Completed a child care feasibility study for the possible expansion of the child development center at K-State. The study recommended slots for expansion and group sizes based upon the needs of students, staff, community and the military base.