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RCLCO public sector services are always being enhanced by our private sector workflow, the deep relationships we maintain within federal, state, and local government, and our proprietary research. Our methodology gives the RCLCO team unparalleled optics on how cities and regions grow, and how certain investments may bend the arc of growth. We serve as our clients’ public face, taking ideas, strategies, and visions to the public, media, and through the political and/or approvals process.

Providing expertise to four primary service lines:

  1. Planning and Design Support: We partner with the nation’s premier architects, planners, engineers, environmentalists, and real estate lawyers, supporting their planning and design by utilizing our optimized intelligence.
  2. Economic Development: We provide cities, counties, and state governments with one-stop shop strategy consulting that includes fiscal and budgetary analysis, real estate market analysis, and coalition-building around actionable implementation strategies that enhance the fiscal base of the jurisdiction.
  3. Funding Public Investments: Our experience in crafting public and public-private funding mechanisms for transit investments, catalytic urban projects, water and sewer infrastructure, and preservation/conservation goals is unmatched and fueled by real-world implementation experiences.
  4. Development Services: With a long and storied tradition of guiding public sector real estate projects through the development process as a “developer for hire”, we move clients through the planning and entitlement process while securing outstanding developer relationships.


Product Expertise

  • Urban Cores & Civic Centers
  • Developing Suburbs
  • Rural & Agricultural Land
  • Athletic/Sports Facilities
  • Town Centers
  • Beaches/Lakes/Riverfronts/Marinas
  • Museums & Cultural Centers
  • Hospital & Medical Campuses
  • Transit/Transportation Hubs
  • Local & Regional Corridors
  • Universities/College Campuses
  • Parks & Recreational Centers

Client Types

  • Affordable Housing Agencies
  • Business Improvement Districts
  • Cities
  • Counties
  • Economic Development Agencies
  • Federal Government
  • Institutional Clients
  • Nonprofits
  • Planning Agencies
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Regional Planning Organizations
  • Transit Agencies
  • Universities


  • Metropolitan Growth Strategies
  • Downtown Reinvestment Action Plan
  • Retail Activation & Reuse
  • Transit-Oriented Development Strategies
  • Public-Private Partnership Formation
  • Corridor & Small Area Planning
  • Economic Development
  • Highest & Best Use
  • Economic & Fiscal Impact Analysis
  • Neighborhood Planning
  • Affordable & Workforce Housing Policy Development
  • Parks & Recreation: Strategy & Financing
  • Anchor Institution Support

Latest Advisory

Impact of the Tax Bill on Real Estate

By Gregg Logan | December 22, 2017

The “Tax Cut and Jobs Act” (TCJA) has passed, marketed as a Christmas present for the middle class, but heavily skewed toward upper income families and corporations.

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What our Clients are Saying

Quotation MarkThe RCLCO team brought exactly what the city needed by assessing market trends and development potential for the repositioning of our civic center area.  They were able to articulate potential in terms of scalability, public commitment, and viability that city officials could understand.  The quality and completeness of RCLCO’s work has aided the city in determining investment and direction as we move forward on the project.Quotation Mark

— Nick Duerksen, Economic Development Director
City of Sandy, Utah


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Adam Ducker

Managing Director,
Director of Public Strategies & Urban Real Estate

P: (240) 644-0980
E: aducker@rclco.com

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