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Understanding the Importance of a Change of Occupancy Permit Now Will Save You Time and Money Later

A situation that tends to rear its ugly head for GC Garcia’s clients over the years is obtaining the proper Change of Occupancy permit for tenants who purchase new buildings. First, let’s discuss what it is. A Change of Occupancy or Change of Use permit as they are sometimes called, is needed when a tenant […]

Equity Planning for Equality – An Investment into the Community

By Melissa Eure, President/Director of Planning, G.C. Garcia, Inc.


Equitable and Equal, two very similar words with very different implications. Equal means to be even or balanced.  Equitable means fair or impartial.  At a glance, they seem to be almost the same but let’s use an everyday example to see just how different they are.  […]

A look at the Clark County Lands Bill and its impact on land use planning

Land use planning

Governments use land use planning to manage the development of land within their jurisdictions.  This is done so that the jurisdiction can plan for the needs of the community while being mindful of natural resources and to avoid conflicts in land uses.  The land use plan maps out where industrial uses, residential uses, […]

A Look at the Las Vegas 2050 Master Plan

A Look at the Las Vegas 2050 Master Plan

By Melissa Eure, President and Director of Planning, GC Garcia Inc.


Why a master plan? City officials use master plans to ensure the needs of the community within city limits are met. The Las Vegas 2050 Master Plan addresses a wide range of topics, including civic space, […]

Need an architect for your project? Ask these questions first

Need an architect for your project? Ask these questions first
By Melissa Eure, President and Director of Planning, GC Garcia Inc.

 In the initial stages of planning a project, determining the many subcontractors that will bring your vision to fruition is a key component, which includes the lead architecture firm. The role of an architect is […]

Turning Building Permits into Profits: George Garcia Shares his Expertise.

According to G.C. Garcia president and founder, George Garcia, knowledge is the most critical factor when it comes to getting client projects through the approval process. In the Spring 2020 issue of NAIOP’s Development Magazine, our George Garcia provided his insight for NAIOP members looking to secure building permits for their properties in the most […]

Lobbying’s Misconstrued Role in Development / Redevelopment

Within the context of city planning and land development / redevelopment, there are a handful of interpretations that apply to the term “lobbying.” To begin with the simplest interpretation of the word, an individual can lobby a municipality, department or public official by persuading him or her to act / vote in a way that […]

Building Permit Expediting & Processing: What You Need To Know

Building permits, though required for nearly every new building, remodel or existing building project, can be an extremely complex and time-consuming process. The building permit process extends beyond major building or remodel projects as well; the appropriate permits are also needed for most major structural, electrical or plumbing changes made to a building, regardless if […]

Diversifying and Growing Nevada’s Economy: George Garcia Weighs In…

When the highly respected national magazine, Site Selection, which covers Commercial Real Estate strategy and economic development, needed a thought-leader for the publication’s September issue, the editor-in-chief turned to G.C. Garcia, Inc.’s founder and president, George Garcia, for an interview.

The article, entitled, “The Silver State, Version 2.0,” addresses an increase in development and investment coming […]

G.C. Garcia Post-Event Roundup: George Garcia’s Panel on Economic Vitality

Pictured from left to right: Mayor Debra Marsh of the City of Henderson, Nev., John Ramous of Harsch Investment Properties, Georgia Garcia of G.C. Garcia, Inc., and Mayor John Lee of the City of North Las Vegas, Nev.
George Garcia and the G.C. Garcia team would like to extend our thanks to the incredible panelists who […]