Land Entitlement and Development


We know what to do and how to do it.


  • Pre-purchase property assessment and evaluation
  • Market data analysis, as related to impact on property
  • Feasibility analysis (environmental, archeological, biological, more)
  • Analysis of all important reports and documents, including ALTA, title report, land use restrictions, site surveys, development agreement
  • Review of existing entitlements and development plans
  • Review of utility solutions (water, sewer, energy, more)
  • Entitlement risk analysis
  • On-site inspections
  • Preparation of budgets for anticipated entitlement and development expenditures
  • Comparison of alternate development scenarios
  • Presentation of project information and preparation of necessary reports to lenders, investor partners and corporate officers


  • Land planning and engineering management; land-use planning and lotting; design review and site plan approvals; Preliminary plats, final plats and improvement plans
  • Entitlement and development agreement management; creation, review and/or modification of legal agreements
  • Creation, review and management of shared infrastructure agreements, IGAs, school agreements, utility agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and more
  • Design and implementation of CFD, MID, GATA and other municipal bonding financing methods for regional and project improvements
  • Regional sewer, water, fire, and dry utility solutions
  • Regional or independent drainage and flood control solutions
  • Assessment of codes, ordinances and overlay districts impacting property
  • Annexation, general plan amendments and rezoning of projects for residential master plan community use
  • PAD approvals
  • Community participation plans, neighborhood meetings, and public hearings
  • Ongoing coordination and representation on behalf of owner with third-party project consultants, real estate attorneys, city and county public officials, federal agency representatives, and utility providers


  • Serve as primary project point-of-contact for implementation of desired solutions
  • Management and supervision of all third-party project consultants and contractors
  • Oversight of general contractor and/or construction manager
  • Financial modeling – cash flow projections, residual land values, profit/loss statements, more
  • Creation and management of project budget and timelines; job cost reporting
  • Vendor and accounts payable services
  • Property taxation appeals
  • Farm management and agricultural status solutions
  • SWPPP and dust control management
  • HOA representation and management
  • Develop project scope, objectives and deliverables
  • Maintain regulatory compliance
  • Regular written updates and ongoing reporting to investors and other interested parties
  • Management of real estate brokerage efforts
  • Asset disposition strategy
  • Project close-out and wrap-up