Our Voice

The ideas behind the ideas, and what pictures don’t show.

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

Project Update: Pflugerville Parks & Trails Planning Underway

RVi held its first public meeting last week on the path toward developing the Trails Master Plan and Park Development Plans for 14 individual sites in the City of Pflugerville. RVi’s own Barbara Austin, Chris Lalich, Paul Cozzolino, and Jenn Engelke presented at the Parks Commission Workshop. With the project currently in the analysis phase,... Read Full Post

New Round Rock Park Plans a Tasteful Twist on Food Trailers

RVi recently began work on an innovative concept for a new food trailer park in Round Rock, Texas.  Located at the intersection of County Road 172 and Martin Avenue in close proximity to the La Frontera shopping center, the site offers excellent opportunities for connection with the community and with nearby developments. RVi worked with... Read Full Post

Client Profile: Bill Hinckley

An advertising executive turned real estate developer with a passion for exotic big game hunting, Bill Hinckley does not fit the typical client profile. He admittedly hates hiring consultants.  His mantra is: “a surprise around every corner.” As the developer behind the top-ranked Crystal Falls community in Leander and party to the landmark sale of... Read Full Post

Employment Driving the Deal

There’s no denying the positive buzz surrounding Texas right now. The state is experiencing substantial growth, and major cities like Austin, San Antonio, and Houston consistently rank highly on many lists for job creation, quality of life, business friendliness, and many other positive indicators. This attractive environment helped Texas weather the recent economic downturn much... Read Full Post

Texas A&M University Honors Barbara Austin with Leslie M. Reid Alumni Award

RVi Vice President Barbara Austin was recognized this month by her alma mater, the Texas A&M University Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences (RPTS).  The department selected Barbara as the recipient of the 2013 Leslie M. Reid Alumni Award, which recognizes outstanding alumni who have gone on to achieve professional excellence. Dr. Gary Ellis, current... Read Full Post

New Senior Living Project on the Boards

RVi is excited to begin work on St. Anthony’s Gardens, a new senior living community located in Mandeville, LA. The community is being developed by CRSA, an LCS Company for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, and is situated on a wooded 24–acre site. Phase I of St. Anthony’s Gardens will feature independent living apartments and a health... Read Full Post