Our firm specializes in the resolution of difficult land use, energy, governmental affairs, financing, and development challenges faced by businesses, school districts, and government. We have over twenty years of successful advocacy and approvals with local, state, and federal approving entities, including the California Coastal Commission.

J. Whalen Associates, Inc. continues to provide expert project management services to clients on all land use matters. Clients are guaranteed the direct involvement of the principal of the firm, who is backed up by the most qualified experts in development planning, redevelopment, code enforcement, environmental science, governmental affairs, legal, and financial arenas.

Projects have ranged in size from as few as five acres to over twenty-one thousand acres, as well as major electric and gas transmission projects. The firm represents public utilities in natural resource management, environmental and regulatory affairs, and public policy matters in California, as well as federal actions affecting the safe and reliable provision of electric power, natural gas, and water to California. In addition, the company has represented global renewable energy companies in obtaining approvals for commercial-scale wind and solar projects. J. Whalen Associates, Inc. is also known for its emphasis on meeting the land use and environmental needs of land-owning families. Our hallmark is achieving consensus-driven solutions to seemingly intractable development issues.

Our firm is the authorized sales agent for the state-owned Crestridge Mitigation Bank and we create other mitigation banking solutions to help optimize value in difficult-to-utilize land.