Welcome

At Living City Ventures,
we’re about places for people.

Focused in commercial real estate services, we specialize in delivering intelligent strategy and curated vision, supporting community builders and all the people who make our cities great places to live life. We do not fear complexity and are experienced in working on challenging sites, with layered public private financing, with diverse stakeholder groups, and orchestrating seamless project execution. We believe that local businesses are the backbone of great communities, and we serve their real estate needs in addition to the needs of developers and owners, cities, towns, special districts, non-profits, merchant associations, and all the placemakers in between.

Developing a commercial real estate project, especially those on challenging sites and in urban fabrics, requires precise teaming and timing in concert with thorough due diligence and acquisition strategy, creative financing mechanisms, and understanding how a project fits into the local context of the market.

Orchestrating all of these elements is often outside the skill set of a single developer or firm, but is essential for ultimate project success.

Partnering with our sister company ORB Management, we provide a full suite of development and owners representation services, supporting clients from trees to keys.

Feasibility Studies & Market Assessments

Zoning Review and Due Diligence Coordination

Highest & Best Use Assessments

Legacy, Interim Use, and Operational Strategies

Strategic Facilities Planning

Pro Forma & Budget Development

Design Team Selection & Oversight

Entitlements & Permit Expediting

Commercial Tenant Curation

Leasing Strategy & Operational Oversight

We have a depth of experience working with local governments, special taxing districts, and non-profit organizations to help deliver policies, programs, and campaigns with the goal of driving community investment. We know what developers and private businesses seek when choosing the right market for their investment, and will support your local efforts to attract capital, job creation, and investment in redevelopment of your communities.

Strategic Planning, Vision Development, and Market Assessments

Project Based Communications Planning

Public Relations and Neighborhood Support

Public Private Partnership Representation

Incentive Strategy

Stakeholder Coordination & Community Outreach

Special Program or Project Deployment

Financial Tool and Incentive Program Deployment

Policy Impact Advisory Services & Case Studies

Economic Development Data and Measurement Systems Assessments

Essential to any placemaker’s plan is where they locate the fundamentals of their physical space needs, properly disposing of assets that are not supporting their mission, and strategically acquiring the places that make their plans come together. Licensed through and partnering with ORB Real Estate, our team is not just about buying and selling real estate assets, but focuses on how your physical space integrates with your businesses ultimate success.

Facilities Study

Strategic Acquisition and Disposition Planning

Traditional Commercial Brokerage Services Through our David Commercial Real Estate

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