Consultant Resources

NCDDA invites you to strongly consider the qualifications of our corporate and professional members before beginning a downtown project in your community.  Our members support your NCDDA as well as making downtowns better across our state.

G Edwin Front [Outlines]Belk Architecture
Contact: Eddie Belk • 919.286.2575
735 9th Street, Durham, NC 27705
Benchmark planning_logo_2_thickerBenchmark Planning
Contact: Jason Epley, AICP • 704.305.4381
10735 David Taylor Dr., Ste. 180, Charlotte, NC 28262
For over 30 years, Benchmark has been a leader and innovator in providing high quality professional planning services to both public and private sector clients. Benchmark’s practice is guided by an approach that is best described as the Art + Science of Planning – a philosophy which blends our creative talent with the practical application of our technical expertise.
BizzellLogo_NCDDABizzell Design, Inc
Contact: Buzz Bizzell • 704.651.3528
PO Box 1809, Davidson, NC 28036
Wayfinding Signage • Civic Branding • Murals • Sculpture • Gateways
Creech & Associates
Contact: John Crawford • 704-376-6000
1000 West Morehead Street, Suite 120, Charlotte NC, 28208
ECS_Logo_embossedECS Carolinas, LLP
Contact: Raul Peralta • 336-209-5923
4811 Koger Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27407
ECS Carolinas, LLP is a premier provider of environmental, engineering, and construction services across North and South Carolina. Our offices and 25 years of service enable us to deliver responsiveness, accomplishment, and growth to both the private and public sectors.  ECS currently employs over 290 talented and experienced registered professional engineers, geologists, and scientists; project level engineers, geologists, and scientists; as well as certified field and laboratory engineering technicians, and support staff.It is our corporate philosophy to “Set the Standard for Service” for our clients.  We truly embrace providing services “on time and under budget”.  Our initiatives with regard to generating timely reports are innovative in the consulting industry.   ECS employees are proud to have been ranked among the Top 100 Pure Design Firms by ENR.  Hard work and dedication to serving our clients has allowed ECS to become one of the largest consulting firms in the country.
Greenberg Development Services
Contact: Hilary Greenberg • 704.366.1541
3015 Clarendon Rd, Charlotte, NC
Hedgehog Holdings LLC
Contact: Frank Gailor • 919.755.2250
PO Box 12929, Raleigh, NC 27605
maurer_logo_webMaurer Architecture
Contact: David Maurer • 919.829.4969
115.5 East Hargett Street, Suite 300 Raleigh NC 27601
O’Brien Architecture
Contact: Michael O’Brien, AIA, MBA, LEEP AP • 828.348.4302
470 Kenilworth Road,  Asheville, NC 28805
Office of Rodney Swink
Contact:  Rodney Swink ● 919.389.2299
825 Babock Ct., Raleigh, NC 27609
PMG Associates, Inc.
Contact:  Kathleen Gonot • 954-427-5010
300 Scarlet Oaks Drive, Etowah, NC 28729  •
develop_logo_final2Rehab Development, Inc.
Contact:  Patrick Reilly • 336-215-7849
4040 Ed Drive, Suite #205, Raleigh, NC 27612
Rehab Development, Inc. is a design-build development company highly skilled and experienced in the disciplines of downtown Main Street revitalization, historic preservation and successful public/private partnership formation. Our goal is to help bring quality downtown living and economic revitalization back to traditional Main Street America.
roseRose & Associates Southeast, Inc
Kathleen Rose ● 704.896.0094
P.O. Box 910, 442 South Main Street, Suite 18
Davidson, NC 28036 ●
Rose & Associates is a nationally recognized team of expert real estate and economic development consultants headquartered in Davidson, North Carolina. For more than 25 years, we’ve been helping public, private and institutional clients create lasting, measurable results based on applied research, real experiences and tested strategies.  At Rose & Associates, our broad expertise gives us the unique ability to use Land Use Strategy, Market Analysis, Economic Development and Public Health & Safety to address our clients’ goals, working in partnership to achieve lasting results.
Stout Studio
Contact: Gray Stout AIA • 704.640.7544
215 N. Pine Street, Charlotte, NC  28202
Susan Hatchell Landscape Architecture, PLLC
Contact: Susan Hatchell • 919.838.9600
711 W. North Street, Raleigh, NC  27603
urban3_weblogoUrban3, LLC
Contact: Joe Minicozzi, AICP • 828.255.7951 ext. 2082 Vanderbilt Place, Asheville, NC 28801

Urban3 analyzes the relationship between building design and tax production across the United States and Canada. Our method simplifies complex information to include everyone in real conversations about community growth.