For many firms in the design and construction industry, a project begins when the site has been acquired, the contract is in place, and the owner/developer says go. But by that point, Matt Deal’s job is already done. That’s because Matt and his firm, Deal Sikes & Associates, are involved in the very early stages of a project, helping entities acquire the land they need to bring projects to fruition.
RVi has been very lucky to work with Deal Sikes on a number of these early-stage projects, providing highest and best use analysis, impact studies, and expert witness testimony that often lay the groundwork for future development. Leading RVi’s efforts is Peter Boecher, a licensed Landscape Architect, Certified Planner, and Counselor of Real Estate who has decades of experience in this specialized market.
This month, we sat down with Matt Deal to learn more about his firm’s major areas of practice and how land planning fits into the complex world of real estate appraisals, acquisitions, and counseling.