About Us

N. Barry Lyon Consultants has grown over the last forty four years from specializing in housing market research, to a broad based advisory firm involved in a wide range of public and private initiatives influencing the shape of our urban communities.


Our mission is to uphold professionalism and excellence in our services; to work efficiently to bring about practical solutions which are grounded in reality and guided by long term vision; to use team effort to maximize innovation and creativity, to know our business inside-out, and to always provide timely, candid advice.

Our Work

Our work keeps us on top of emerging economic, demographic and market trends, changes in government policy, the pulse of the land development industry, land use planning and development trends.

Our History

Barry Lyon (1939 – 2015)  founded NBLC in 1976 after many years working in senior real estate positions and was regarded as one of the leading experts on residential development in the Greater Toronto Area.

Barry played a key role in the development of communities such as Meadowvale, Port Credit, Regent Park and Toronto’s Waterfront.

Under Barry’s direction, NBLC carried out market and financial feasibility studies on over 250,000 units of housing across Canada.

Barry is an inductee of the Building Industry and Land Development Association’s Hall of Fame.