Land Use and Development Conceptualization

Through a study of the local market and understanding of community land use goals and economic development desires, The Collaborative Firm empowers its clients to achieve a positive return on investment while developing high quality projects that meet the demands of the marketplace.  Development conceptualization services include site selection analysis, land use analysis, charrettes and visioning workshops.


Entitlement Services

A strong background in local government serves as a firm foundation for The Collaborative Firm’s team of professionals, and enables us to guide development clients through the entirety of the entitlement process.  Our multi-disciplinary staff of planners, engineers and architects effectively navigate the entitlement process alongside our clients to ensure timely delivery of first-class projects to the marketplace.  The Firm also assists clients in securing various funding mechanisms, including Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Urban Enterprise Zones and Opportunitiy Zones. 


Permitting and Zoning Representation

The Collaborative Firm offers substantial experience with the zoning process, which has proven beneficial to clients in need of zoning assistance or representation.  Firm professionals manage a variety of zoning and permit requests, including rezoning, special use permits, zoning modifications, and variances, among others.  Firm professionals not only provide professional land use and development expertise, but also coordination with local staff and elected officials, as well as community stakeholders, in order to facilitate the zoning process on behalf of our clients.