CDR & Goree Whitfield Support Black Tie Fundraiser Honoring Paul Rusnak

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CDR teams up with Goree Whitfield to support the USC Arcadia Hospital Foundation’s 33rd annual Crystal Ball Fundraiser in Pasadena, CA. CDR is proud to support the 2022 Crystal Ball, a black-tie event planned for Saturday, November 5th at the Pasadena Convention Center. This event will honor Paul Rusnak for his continued charitable support of […]

Meet Royce Eklund, P.E.

Royce Eklund

Commercial Development Resources (CDR) would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to returning alumni, Royce Eklund, P.E.! Royce is once again joining the CDR team to spearhead the opening of the company’s new east coast office in Charlotte, North Carolina. He holds professional engineering licenses in nine states including California, Washington, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, […]

CDR Tackles the Tuolumne River!

Tuolumne

Known for adventurous team-building events, the Commercial Development Resources team once again left civilization behind for a taste of the wilderness; this time tackling 18 miles of continuous Class IV rapids on the Tuolumne River. Pronounced “too-all-uh-me,” and understandably referred to as “the T,” this secluded river canyon has a lot to offer thrill seekers […]

Meet Eddie Pablos

Eddie Pablos

Meet Eddie Pablos: Director of Dry Utility Services Commercial Development Resources would like to recognize Eddie Pablos as an indispensable part of their quickly growing team. Eddie joined the Commercial Development Resources team as Director of Dry Utility Services this past October. He earned his BS in International Business from Alliant International University and his […]

Four Dry Utility Pitfalls to Avoid

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Dry Utility mistakes can be costly. Be sure to avoid these four common Dry Utility pitfalls during project planning! With strict timelines and target energizing dates, Dry Utilities are often a point of contention during a land development project. There are a number of variables reliant on the utility companies, so it is critical to […]

What’s Cooking with CDR?

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A group of Land Development experts gathered recently to strategically tackle a challenge many of them had not faced before. Using a brand new set of tools and skills, these consultants successfully navigated a totally new environment, serving up a delicious entree and dessert, proving that their expertise truly knows no boundaries! This dream team […]

Identifying Common Off-Site Improvement Requirements

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Don’t be caught by surprise! These are the types of costly public off-site improvements you may be expected to take on within your project scope. Picture this. Your team has identified the perfect land development site. All the elements for success seem to be in place, and you have taken the proper steps to begin […]

Meet AJ Calabrese

AJ Calabrese

Commercial Development Resources would like to honor AJ Calabrase as an outstanding member of the team. In the three years AJ has been with CDR, he has contributed to and managed several major projects. Coming from a construction background, AJ was excited to shift into the design field. He appreciates the valuable experience he has […]

Navigating The Entitlement Process

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Don’t let entitlement proceedings catch you by surprise. Mitigate risk by making sure that you know how the process works. The entitlement process focuses on the structures intended use, aesthetic design, and adherence to an overall city plan. California is home to some of the most rigorous and inflexible entitlement planning regulations and codes in […]

Partner Spotlight: Marks Architects

marks architects

Marks Architects has built a reputation for cost-effective solutions and dedication to making a positive impact through quality innovative design. Marks Architects has grown into a robust professional architectural team serving California, Texas, Arizona, Utah, and Virginia. They offer a range of comprehensive services to their clients. Most notably, they have created national rollout designs, prototypes, […]