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RVi Brand Refresh Part III: Walking the Walk

RVi’s brand refresh is not just a marketing exercise; it is an opportunity for self-reflection and self-improvement in all that we do as a firm. Our annual Auctus Innovation Competition challenges RVi employees to come up with an innovative idea that can be meaningfully advanced in a year’s time. This year, all entries focused on... Read Full Post

RVi Brand Refresh Part II: Aligning Aesthetics with Purpose

Over the past year we have been working on many components of the RVi brand, starting with our Purpose Statement: to inspire people to be outside and engage in the community around them. This purpose laid the groundwork for everything that follows, including an updated aesthetic that embodies the spirit and character of RVi. Spicing... Read Full Post

RVi Brand Refresh Part I: Articulating our Purpose

About this time last year, our leadership team was seated around a conference room table in Galveston, Texas, discussing the nuanced difference between what, how, and why. It was a discussion that kicked off a year’s worth of searching, discovery, and synthesis, and is now culminating in the launch of the refreshed RVi brand later... Read Full Post

The Need for Green

Whether you’re booking it across hot pavement to your next meeting, or commuting through traffic in a stifling car, record highs across the country this summer highlight the critical need for parks as fundamental elements of our cities. An oasis of green space, parks provide havens for young and old alike, and serve as much... Read Full Post

Vanbrooke Blends Rich History with World-Class Amenities

RVi is proud to be partnering with Land Tejas on one of their newest communities. Designed to be reminiscent of the Texas Hill Country and Fort Bend County’s rich history, Vanbrooke is an approximately 250-acre master-planned community located along Highway 359 between the towns of Brookshire & Fulshear in Fort Bend County, Texas. The developer,... Read Full Post

Storied Park Pens Next Chapter

How do you preserve a historic and well-loved community amenity, yet breathe new life into it at the same time? The challenge cannot be overstated. This type of project requires a careful balancing act between honoring the past and developing an inspiring vision for the future. Situated along the scenic banks of the San Gabriel... Read Full Post

RViers Honor Founder Bob Richardson with Sustainable Symbol

In recognition of RVi Founding Principal Bob Richardson’s 49-year career and his skillful leadership of the firm for over three decades, the RVi Houston office planted a tree in honor of Bob earlier this year. In coordination with Trees for Houston, a non-profit organization whose mission is to plant, protect, and promote trees throughout the... Read Full Post

Chip Mills Honored with ULI Austin Impact Award

We are thrilled to share the news that Chip Mills, Vice President in RVi’s Austin office, was recognized as ULI Austin’s 2018 “Member of the Year” at the annual Impact Awards ceremony that took place earlier this week. Chip shared the spotlight with Greg Weaver, Executive Vice President of Catellus Development, who received the “Influence... Read Full Post