Building a future of smart growth
Evan Gerber, Project Manager – OliverMcMillan
Hutchens PR’s effective public outreach strategy, coupled with their deep knowledge of San Diego’s political and community landscape, was an integral part of the Hazard Center Revitalization Project receiving the unanimous vote by San Diego City Council. The team developed a diverse coalition of supporters, secured high-profile media coverage and served as the communicatory voice for our LEED project.
When it comes to complex land development issues, Hutchens PR has the expertise and market perspective to help expedite project approval, on time and within budget. We provide a broad spectrum of services in complex land entitlement issues, liaison with community groups and coordinating discretionary governmental approvals.
The HPR team has over 25 years of experience working with national real estate industry professionals in areas of public affairs support for entitlement efforts. We have served such national brands as Hilton, Sea World, Catellus, Equity, Centex, Crown Investments, Chevron Real Estate Services and Picerne Group over the years.
In 2010, we provided a strategic communications plan to OliverMcMillan for the introduction of a cutting-edge, mixed use and transit-oriented urban development project. Our team has worked on numerous public-private partnerships including the Padres Ballpark, the San Diego Port Authority’s Embarcadero Master Plan, and the San Diego International Airport’s Master Plan. Working with private developers like Brezzi Ranch, Catellus Urban Development, Starwood properties, we have helped to build community support and establish a strong brand image for potential projects.