Urban Design & Planning

  • Urban Design & Neighborhood Planning
  • Creative Placemaking / Visioning
  • Design Guidelines & Development Code
  • Pre-project Planning & Feasibility Study
  • Creative Economic Development
  • Site Selection & Land Assembly
  • Owner's Representation Services
  • Architectural Design Services
  • Project Management & Implementation

The window of opportunity in development cycles are becoming more and more brief with economic turndowns, interest rate volatility, and market demand.

Our experience and expertise as a development accelerator will help get your project from point A to point B in the timeframe that you desire.

1910 Madison Avenue #83

Memphis, Tennessee   38104


(901) 210 - 0774




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Victorian Village Guidelines


We successfully worked with the Victorian Village CDC to develop a future vision for neighborhood. Our new design guidelines are being used to guide design and development.

HWY 61 - Memphis Blues Trail


To recognize and promote blues music heritage sites this initiative designates, brands and improves Highway 61 and Third Street in Memphis as the “Memphis Blues Trail.”

Community Visioning

Real Estate Development

Memphis Farmers Market


As the founding Chairman of this community-based initiative we worked with an inspired group of volunteers to envision, establish, & sustain this community asset.

The Development Studio provides professional consulting services in Urban Design, Architecture, Community Planning, Public Engagement, Equitable Economic Development, Creative Placemaking, Real Estate Development, Design Guidelines, Project Management and Implementation.

The Development Studio can help you implement your vision more effectively.



Arch. Project Management


 Helping clients implement their vision more effectively

Fedexforum @ beale street


As LRK's Project Manager for the FEDEXFORUM we delivered the project on time and on budget as the largest public project in the City of Memphis, TN