McGill collaborates with communities to find innovative solutions to address their needs and map plans for their future. We offer a range of consulting services to both public and private clients, including financial, infrastructure, economic development, land development, operational efficiency and performance, and strategic planning and execution. With decades of experience, our team of consultants – comprised of former local government managers, senior level directors, and professionals – have provided valuable consulting assistance across the United States to communities of all sizes.
McGill supports communities by formulating economic development plans and strategies, in addition to assisting with specific development projects. Our experts help business expansion and relocation efforts by analyzing potential locations and providing technical assistance with site development. We also enhance local economies through improvement strategies for downtowns and special areas, as well as assisting in obtaining funding for projects.
We understand the critical need for grant funding to get projects off the ground. Through identification of needs, our staff support numerous local governments and businesses in their efforts to explore and secure funding opportunities; this includes funding for infrastructure and public facilities, as well as land development and economic development projects. The McGill team possesses a wealth of experience in grant research, development, writing, and administration – including federal, state, local, and foundation funding regulations, policies, procedures, reporting, and timelines. We maintain solid relationships with funders to stay current on funding and programming changes, allowing us to constantly provide excellent service to our clients.
Financial Planning & Utility Rate Studies
McGill staff not only understand the technical details of infrastructure projects, but has the expertise to formulate financial plans for building and maintaining capital facilities, conduct utility rate studies, and develop recommendations for impact and system development fees. Our team members understand the demands placed on community infrastructure systems and are able to assist in efficiently managing available resources to deliver the expected and accepted level of service to citizens.
Strategic Planning & Operational Studies
Our exceptional consultants have decades of experience leading some of the most progressive communities in the country. In their roles as leaders, they determined strategic directions for cities or counties and developed plans to improve operation efficiencies. Our team members deliver this same experience to McGill clients and partner with organizations to chart the path for the future, as well as conduct special studies on important issues.
Planning & Land Use Regulation
The McGill team has a track record of providing comprehensive planning services to local governments across the country. We have experience in land use planning, public facility plans, and land use regulations. Working alongside our clients, our staff is able understand their vision and help them achieve their growth and development goals. We help communities address change, while preserving their own, unique heritage.
Infrastructure Planning & Development
McGill is able to align our teams’ technical experience with consulting experience to develop plans that address a community’s needs for public infrastructure; this includes services such as water, wastewater, stormwater, parks, and many others. We project costs, as well as formulate capital improvement programs, in order to program the construction and see it through to completion.