Our Development Process

The Keith Corporation recognizes that no two development projects are alike. We make it our daily mission to provide each industrial, retail, office and healthcare client with a fully customized approach to their project.

Assess Needs & Viability

  • Thoroughly analyze client requirements
  • Conduct site selection process and perform surveys and environmental reviews
  • Prepare budget formulation, while considering all state and local incentives
  • Evaluate zoning considerations and potential governmental restrictions
  • Determine initial space layout and possible expansion requirements
  • Identify schedule and critical path items
  • Establish LEED®, BREEAM or other environmental certification goals

Team Selection

  • Interview architects, engineers and contractors
  • Select the most qualified team based on the type of project being developed and its geographic location
  • Negotiate all contracts and recommend the necessary revisions to optimize client value

Permitting & Planning

  • Create plans and specifications based on client needs and budget parameters
  • Conduct design development meetings
  • Determine value engineering and cost benefit analysis
  • Compare initial costs versus life cycle costs
  • Submit and secure permits


  • TKC Partners contribute the equity required for each project primarily through internal sources
  • Utilize existing lending relationships to secure the appropriate financing tailored to each project’s needs
  • TKC has utilized numerous financing products including CTL financing and New Market Tax Credits

Construction Management

  • Prepare detailed monthly reports analyzing costs expended and administer the payment of all funds to create single-source accountability
  • Participate in design meetings with Project Team to ensure the continuity between the scope of work and the tenant’s specifications
  • Monitor all construction testing reports to ensure adherence to all structural and design standards
  • Manage the construction process to ensure timely completion, quality, and minimal cost
  • Receive and review all warranty/guarantee information and provide operating manuals to client
  • Supervise training of client employees in the operation of all building systems and equipment


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Key Development Services

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