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Welcome to our blog, where we share all the things that inspire, motivate, and define us.

La Cima Set for Construction in Summer 2018

The La Cima development, a premier residential community in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, is currently wrapping up design and making plans for summer construction. The 2,441-acre neighborhood is located just west of San Marcos, Texas, at the intersection of Wonderworld Drive and Old Ranch Road 12 and boasts “…an oasis of Hill... Read Full Post

3 Key Considerations for Infill Residential Development

Earlier this month, our leadership team met in Austin for quarterly strategic meetings that focused on growth and the future of our practice. One of the main topics of discussion was the trend toward smaller, more dense urban residential development projects. This shift was recently exemplified in an Arizona Republic article about iconic Arizona developer... Read Full Post

Silverado Master Planned Community Gets a Fresh Start with Innovative Market Approach

The terms master planned community and manufactured homes may seem like an unlikely pairing, but these concepts are coming together in new and interesting ways for the Silverado at Simonton Ranch development in Camp Verde, AZ. Developers Patrick Clifton and Ian Clifton with CFT Ventures are acquiring the 172.5-acre property after previous plans for the community... Read Full Post

RVi Acquires LVA Urban Design Studio

RVi is pleased to announce that we have acquired Tempe, AZ-based LVA Urban Design Studio. The acquisition furthers RVi’s growth in the southwestern United States and enhances our client base and expertise. “RVi has a strong national reputation for high quality planning and landscape architectural design. LVA has been the leader in planning and entitlements in the... Read Full Post

RVi Founder Bob Richardson Retires

After 49 years as a practicing landscape architect, RVi’s own Bob Richardson has retired. Bob founded RVi as Richardson Verdoorn with business partner Joe Verdoorn in 1982, steadily growing the firm’s areas of expertise and geographical reach across the United States. While Bob has influenced countless landmark projects throughout his career, his legacy has an... Read Full Post