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, George Garcia, has guided many real estate investors, site owners and developers through the treacherous circumstances that materialize as they make their way through the process of securing land entitlements.

Nevada Business Magazine recently caught up with a handful of Nevada’s leading developers and law makers to discern the meaning of “entitlements.” Among the quoted city planners and councilmen was our George Garcia, who offered his insight into the process of applying for entitlements, and how the only constant in the entitlements process is change, adding that, “At any given point in time you’re dealing with regulations that are always in flux.”

The article was published in the August 2019 issue of Nevada Business Magazine, but you can read it now at