What We Do

Master Planned Communities

For more than 30 years GCW has been the master plan engineer for the Howard Hughes Company, combining planning and engineering issues with a practical understanding of financial, cost and phasing implications to meet our customers’ objectives.

GCW in collaboration with our client understand that master planning must be both visionary and practical – allowing our client to achieve full development potential. We provide quality design solutions that reflect and enhance the local terrain. Our client thrives on our ability to solve problems through creativity, teamwork, and flexibility.

Our Services include the following:

  • Entitlements
  • Master studies
  • Roadway improvements
  • Utility infrastructure
  • Site grading
  • Final Mapping
  • Easement and legal descriptions
  • Dry utility coordination
  • Builder packages


GCW has been responsible for the civil engineering design for hundreds of thousands of apartments and condominium units in Nevada. Working with prominent developers and architects, GCW has acquired an understanding of the intricate dynamics of large multi-family projects, the complexity entitlement, zoning, development guidelines, site criteria, and site phasing constraints to permit maximum development flexibility.

Our Services include the following:

  • Research Documents
  • Entitlement Submittals
  • Public Hearings
  • Public Agency Application Packages
  • Due Diligence/Feasibility Studies
  • Site Selection
  • Entitlements/Zone Changes
  • Tentative Maps and Site Plans
  • On-Site/Off-Site Improvement Plans
  • Internal/External Project Tracking and Scheduling Project Archiving
  • Mapping
  • Structural
  • Hydrology/Hydraulic
  • Water/Wastewater
  • Traffic Study
  • ADA Compliance