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Brian M. Taylor, AIA, MBA, LEED AP2 min read

Securing Development Rights: A Guide to Land Entitlement

Securing Development Rights: A Guide to Land Entitlement


As a real estate developer, you understand the critical importance of having a well-defined land entitlement strategy. From navigating zoning regulations to securing approvals from planning and zoning boards, the success of your development project hinges on effectively navigating these challenges.

At Taylor Architecture and Design, we specialize in assisting developers like you in overcoming these obstacles and turning your vision into reality.

The Taylor Approach to Land Entitlement

Many developers encounter common hurdles when embarking on new projects. One such challenge is identifying suitable land for development or acquiring land that is not zoned for the intended use.

At Taylor Architecture and Design, we recognize the complexities of land entitlement and offer tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of each project. 

Our team of experts is well-versed in zoning regulations, site analysis, and concept feasibility studies, allowing effective strategies for project approval.

Navigating the Challenges

Developing in established communities often comes with its own set of challenges, including municipal concerns about increased traffic and tax implications. 

Taylor Architecture and Design works closely with developers to address these concerns, presenting compelling arguments for the benefits of the proposed development to all stakeholders involved.



Concept & Feasibility Studies

Partnering with our architecture firm in the initial stages of concept and feasibility studies is crucial. We bring expertise and fresh perspectives to the table, helping developers assess their ideas and tackle potential hurdles head-on. 

By teaming up early, we can explore design options, ensure compliance with regulations, and crunch the numbers for cost analysis. This upfront collaboration sets the stage for a smoother development journey, minimizing risks and maximizing success.



Mastering land entitlement strategies is essential for real estate developers looking to bring their projects to fruition. With the expertise and guidance of Taylor Architecture and Design, developers can navigate the complexities of zoning regulations and secure the necessary approvals to turn their vision into reality. 

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your development goals.

Contact Us Today

Interested in exploring the potential of partnering with Taylor Architecture and Design for your next project? 

Whether you're a real estate developer seeking land entitlement expertise or a property owner looking to maximize the value of your investment, we're here to help. 

Our team brings a wealth of experience and a track record of success to every project we undertake.

Contact us today:
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Brian M. Taylor, AIA, MBA, LEED AP

With 25+ years of experience in the design and construction industry and 18 years as a licensed architect in my own practice, I have acquired a wealth of knowledge in this industry. Coupled with my MBA education, I also have the management, technical and business related skills applicable to the design and construction industry, real estate and beyond. My goal is to leverage my experience in the real estate development industry to give our firm the edge in delivering added value to our developer and investor clients. With licenses to practice in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC, we are poised to serve our clients in a broad variety of markets. Specialties: Site selection, zoning and land use approvals process, mixed use development, project feasibility studies, building structure analysis, financial modeling and analysis, smart growth cities and project management & coordination