About Us

Experience and Capabilities

D. R. Young Associates was established to provide a full array of real estate consulting services for its clients. In doing so, the firm calls upon over 25 years of direct experience in all aspects of the development process from initial feasibility and implementation planning to design and construction management.

Located in San Rafael, California, D. R. Young Associates has diversified real estate experience in the private, public, corporate and institutional real estate sectors in locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and India. D. R. Young Associates has represented the real estate needs of clients ranging from the high technology, communications, fashion and financial services industries to municipal governments, cultural and educational institutions.


D. R. Young Associates offers comprehensive consulting services in the following areas:

Real Estate Development
Initial feasibility analysis, market evaluation, pro forma projections, entitlement processing, project approval, coordination of financing, budget establishment, project team selection and management, owner representation, cost control and payment processing.
Corporate and Institutional Real Estate
Site selection and financial analysis, broker selection and management, transaction negotiation and documentation, legal coordination, design and construction management, cost control and analysis, schedule management, F&E and occupancy coordination, facilities management organizational analysis.
Project Management
Owner representation, selection of design professionals and contractors, management of the design, approval and construction processes, comprehensive tracking of schedules and budgets, facilitation of project meetings and communications, full cost accounting and reporting, post-occupancy evaluation.