We are owners, developers, managers, and investors – just like you. We’ve been in your seat, and we know how to make sure you succeed.

 
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Unique projects. Rich potential. Full service.

We offer turnkey development solutions, a full range of construction services, and strategic partnerships for  joint ventures and investments in projects that embrace the rich potential of urban neighborhoods.

 
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DEVELOPMENT 

UrbanCore’s mastery of the development process makes us the ideal go-to partner for your next project. We rely on a diverse background of developing, owning, and managing historical residential and commercial properties to provide innovative turnkey development services. We use repeatable, detail-oriented systems and years of experience to anticipate problems before they arise, delivering projects that are on time, on budget, and aligned with our clients’ needs.  

  • Site selection

  • Regulatory and zoning requirements

  • Architectural and design selection

  • Space planning

  • Budget management

  • Construction coordination

  • Negotiations

  • Installation

  • Leasing and sales

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CONSTRUCTION

UrbanCore is a construction partner that thinks like an owner and provides a full range of construction services to maximize the short- and long-term success of your adaptive reuse and historic tax credit project. We bring a keen attention to detail and an ingrained aptitude for creative problem-solving to every project, offering a fresh-but-proven approach to the process. We are dedicated to working closely with our clients to execute their ideas and to ensure that they achieve their design and building dreams.

  • Estimating and budgeting

  • Planning and scheduling

  • General contractor

  • Subcontractor management

  • Procurement

  • Cost control

  • Construction coordination

  • Regulatory and zoning requirements

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INVESTMENTS

UrbanCore joins individuals and organizations as an investing partner in promising real estate projects. We work hand-in-hand with partners to build a strategy, including highest and best use analysis, pro forma modeling, and equity or debt financing, to unlock long-term value in your project. Our intimate knowledge of the Richmond market and others around Virginia allow us to identify the potential in overlooked properties with historical and architectural merits located in neighborhoods with promising futures. We emphasize the details throughout the process, from market analysis and financing to construction and property management. Regardless of scope, we work alongside our clients as a guide and active investor. 

  • Venture capital
  • Market analysis
  • Due diligence
  • Equity and debt financing
  • Tax credits
  • Regulatory and zoning requirements
  • Risk management
  • Acquisitions
  • Asset and property management
  • Leasing oversight
  • Development and disposition
  • Market positioning
  • Financial reporting
  • Performance benchmarking
 

 

The fine details

Every project is different.

We will tailor our process to create the support and partnership that best fits your specific objectives.

We've found these tried-and-true steps set a solid foundation.

 
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1. Discovery 

  • define objectives
  • identify incentives
  • best use analysis

4. Planning

  • historic review

  • construction plans

  • selections
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2. Feasibility

  • proforma
  • estimate
  • contract

5. Budget

  • control estimate
  • client approval
  • contract addendum
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3. Financing

  • select team
  • due diligence
  • bank selection

6. Construction

  • quality control

  • bi-weekly meetings

  • cost management
 

Working with UrbanCore Construction was exceptional for many reasons. The routine monthly meetings established an open line of communication from the beginning and provided clear updates on the progress. I was extremely impressed with the amount of care and attentiveness they dedicated to us. Their expertise afforded us the opportunity to make smarter decisions in a timely manner, adding value in creative ways and moving the project forward. Their consistent communication and expertise drove the project to a beautiful finish.
— Blackwood Development Co.

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