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John Goodman  Chief Executive Officer. Lewis Group of Companies

Developer of more than 57,000 homes, approximately 11,000 apartments and 19 million square feet of retail, office, and industrial space.

We have known Barry Gross for more than 15years.  He has strong understanding of real estate development issues and has provided us with timely advice.  We recommend his services as a land development advisor.

Larry Webb  Executive Chairman , The New Home Company.

NWHM is a new generation homebuilder focused on the design, construction and sale of innovative and consumer-driven homes in major metropolitan areas within select growth markets in California and Arizona, including Southern California, the San Francisco Bay area, metro Sacramento and the greater Phoenix area.

I have had the pleasure of working with Barry Gross for over 25 years. During that period, whether at John Laing Homes or The New Home Company, Barry has been our land guru for an incredibly wide range of communities. He has been a valued team member who always makes a positive contribution to our analysis. Quite simply, Barry is one of a kind. He is the best at what he does. I would highly recommend him to any real estate developer.

Jack Bray Chairman. Richland Group of Companies


Richland Group of Companies has controlled over 100,000 acres of land valued in excess of $2 billion. The company has developed numerous integrated mixed-use communities and projects for top national retailers, office and industrial developers, and home builders.

Richland Communities has engaged the services of Barry Gross for more than 12 years.  He is a valued member of our team and has provided us with timely and useful information supporting our development planning.

Dave Tausssig       President – DTA Finance

Consultants in urban economics, land-use planning, community redevelopment, investment banking and mortgage finance.

"I have worked with Barry continuously over the past twenty years, and he is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable individuals I know for dealing with real estate development issues.  His familiarity with development pro forma work and residual land analysis is second to none, and he has also helped many of my clients with entitlement matters and development financing.  I never hesitate to call Barry when issues arise, and I have recommended him to numerous very satisfied clients over the years."

Patrick O’Reilly CEO OPR Communications

OPR’s vast experience and relationships allow its clients with land use objectives to successfully navigate through a multitude of complex entitlement needs, ranging from EIRs and specific plans to community relations and public hearings

We have recommended Barry’s firm on numerous occasions to assist both Riverside County government agencies and private property owners in preparing and implementing land development plans. He has provided innovative solutions and insightful analysis that shortened development timelines and produced increased profits and public benefits. His reports have consistently been completed on time and on budget.

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