Blog/Media

204, 2020

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 […]

2602, 2020

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 […]

1712, 2019

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 […]

2709, 2019

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 […]

609, 2019

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 […]

2608, 2019

G.C. Garcia President George Garcia Quoted in Nevada Business Magazine

Photo: George Garcia, President of G.C. Garcia, Inc.
We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: Land entitlements are the cornerstone of land development. However, a generous amount of patience; and, not to mention, expertise, is required to elucidate the bureaucratic complexities and multifarious requirements.

For more than two decades, G.C. Garcia, Inc.’s president and co-founder, […]

608, 2019

Nevada Economic Development In View

George Garcia to Moderate Panel with Area Mayors.
While investments and progress serve as the foundations for economic development, a broader set of strategies includes streamlined interactions and processes among developers, entrepreneurs and government officials. In turn, the vitality of local and statewide economies often is driven by the businesses, organizations, cities, and people with a […]

103, 2019

Mastering Land Entitlements

Photo: George and the G.C. Garcia, Inc. staff achieved the moniker, “Red Tape Sherpas” due to their ability to navigate the sometimes-treacherous terrains of government zoning, licensing, permitting, and real estate transactions.
MASTERING LAND ENTITLEMENTS 
A strategic and knowledgeable approach to securing land entitlements streamlines the involved processes and augments returns-on-investment in commercial real estate development.

Land entitlements […]

2501, 2019

It’s What You Know: Commercial Real Estate Forecast

There’s nothing like being in the know about industry trends and insights. We make it a practice to stay on top of all factors involving and affecting the Commercial Real Estate Market for our clients. Last week was no exception.

Our President George Garcia attended the January 2019 IREM Las Vegas Chapter / CCIM Southern Nevada […]

907, 2018

Online Sales Tax comes to the rescue of the Shopping Mall

The Death of the Shopping Mall or Is It? Online Sales Tax is here.

For years I have heard that shopping malls are a thing of the past. In the 90s the trend to redevelop downtowns were hurting the malls. My own college town only had one store left in the mall when the downtown was […]