Services / Developing

We played a role in developing for the following projects.

Thomas Ranch

Rising nearly 600 feet above Austin, with commanding 360-degree views extending miles over the surrounding Hill Country, Thomas Ranch is a perfect setting for a robust community with active interests in recreation, diversity, conservation and living the good life. Its topography includes intimate oak groves, rolling wildflower prairies, quiet lakes, dramatic cliffs and extensive shoreline… Read More


The rapid urbanization of East Asia represents the most dynamic and large scale human migration in history. Blakefield was brought in by Ecopark’s owners to ensure that one new community fueled by metropolitan Hanoi’s expansion would grow to its intended population of 110,000 and its intended employment of 30,000 while maintaining a harmony between the… Read More

Republic Square

Blakefield provided guidance to Republic Square developer PMRG and to the architectural and planning team of Elkus Manfredi and Sasaki Associates in formulating a program for Republic Square that will allow it to emerge as an urban and natural oasis in Houston’s I-10 Energy Corridor. Hotel, retail, residential and office uses are organized to maximize… Read More

Chatham Park

The most prominent residential community developer in the Triangle Region of North Carolina, Preston Development, invited Tom D’Alesandro and Blakefield to collaborate on their most ambitious project ever: the nearly 8,000 acre Chatham Park property in Pittsboro, NC. Blakefield took the lead in assembling an all star team of analysts and architects to pull together… Read More

The Woodlands

When organizations did not have or want to acquire the skills to extend their market position, Tom D’Alesandro formed strategic alliances. Ventures that he has participated in all have achieved strong market position, with a total of more than four million square feet of mixed-use commercial and residential space developed. The Woodlands Town Center is… Read More

Columbia Town Center

Blakefield has expertise developing shared visions between local governments and developers to build places that enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of their jurisdictions. A partnership model founded on a common need for sustainable, effective growth helps keep local governments goals pragmatic and acknowledges their reliance upon private industry in achieving them. When Thomas D’Alesandro launched… Read More

Reston Town Center

Reston is among the 100 Best Places to live in America according to Money Magazine, an example of Excellence in Urban Design according to the American Institute of Architects, and a National Planning Landmark according to the American Planning Association. Tom’s thoughtfulness and technical skill has enabled and facilitated the implementation of the dreams signified… Read More