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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

  • Affordable/Workforce Housing
  • Corridor Planning
  • Design Economics
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Economic Development
  • Economic and Fiscal Impact
  • Industrial City Turnaround
  • Metropolitan Growth Strategies
  • Neighborhood Planning
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Transit-Oriented Development

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


  • Cluster Analysis
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Fiscal Impact Analysis
  • Implementation
  • Market Analysis
  • Partnership Structuring
  • Public Financing
  • Public Outreach
  • Regional Economics
  • Retail Tenanting
  • Strategy Planning

Latest Advisory

Seven Real Estate Disruptors to Watch in 2017

By Kelly Mangold | January 12, 2017

With a year full of political disruption behind us, RCLCO decided to look at the real estate disruptors that may reshape the industry in 2017 and beyond.

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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 Urban Real Estate

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

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