From Austin to the Southwest and beyond.
Our clients represent a wide range of market sectors – from private sector developers to federal agencies, counties, and municipalities. We take pride in these collaborative partnerships that have spanned many years.
“RVi brought a level of professionalism and expertise to this project that exceeded our expectations. Their approach was scientific in nature but they fully understood how to manage the human component as well.”
– Jeff Hauff, Hays County Grants Administrator
“RVI’s planning philosophy epitomizes the understanding of a community. It’s not just about building houses, not just about building lots. It’s about community and the people who are going to live there. Quality doesn’t mean expensive. It means well done.”
– Ted Nelson, Newland Communities
“RVi is a very conscientious planning and design firm that employs a high level of collaboration in the work they do. They take particular interest in designing communities and projects that are grounded in market and economic reality, thus ensuring the project has the strongest opportunity towards successful implementation, and engage the client and broader project team in resolving the most challenging development, planning, and design issues.”
– Todd LaRue, RCLCO Real Estate Advisors
“The City of Georgetown credits RVi for its impressive leadership and management to create a trail system that continues to earn praise from our community and visitors to our city.”
– Kimberly Garrett, City of Georgetown
“Besides being fun to work with, we appreciate their insight on and diligence of each project, their thoughtfulness in listening to the client’s needs and input, their candidness, as well as their ability to stay on task and within budget.”
– Leisha Ehlert, Castle Hill Partners
“RVi is an exceptional design firm that truly understands both the science behind a project and the critical nature of public involvement in the process. In this way, they served as a trusted advisor to us – helping us navigate the environmental, physical, economic, and political challenges associated with a large public project.”
– Susan Rankin, The Trail Foundation
“RVi has proven to us time and again that they understand our project needs and that they collaborate well with other planning, engineering and landscaping consultants. Their talents have been an integral part in the success of all of our master-planned communities.”
– Matt Lawson, RISE Development
“As the executive in charge of Mueller, I personally see the deep and positive impact their work has on this growing community. In our eleven year relationship, RVi has proven to be a valuable partner to Catellus. It is my pleasure to recommend them.”
– Greg Weaver, Catellus Development Group
“I continue to receive compliments concerning the urban design work that you have performed for me over the years. Your designs consistently fulfill my criteria; they are economical, they are functional, and they attract people.”
– Whit Hanks, Developer
“RVi has played a critical role in our team for Veramendi. We have relied on their expertise in park and trail development to help us navigate an unprecedented Development Agreement with the City of New Braunfels, which will contribute over 480 additional acres to the City’s public open space system.”
– Tiffany Lacey, ASA Properties
“Too often the critics talk about what can’t be done under the Endangered Species Act. This planned Sun City community shows that with mutual cooperation, development and environmental protection can work hand-in-hand.”
– Bruce Babbit, Former Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
“RVi led the charge and exceeded all expectations by creating a nature trail that seemed to emerge from the wooded preserve, giving our residents the opportunity to discover the land around them. RVi was a reliable, strategic and productive partner to the MUD, helping us identify funding sources that included the Lower Colorado River Authority and Texas Parks and Wildlife.”
– James Casey, River Place MUD
We begin with a clearly articulated vision and an understanding of the intrinsic value of the land in order to build a strong foundation for development. From there, our team can help transform your vision into reality.
Our work represents the intersection of art, science, economics, and people. We strive to understand each of these components with the ultimate goal of creating vibrant, functional, and enduring places that people know and love.
Parks & Open Space Design
The challenge of creating successful recreational amenities lies in the ability to attract and inspire a very diverse group of people. The RVi team loves digging into the stories of each particular place and finding new ways to bring those stories to life.