April 2012 — GAI acquired Bellomo-Herbert and Company, Inc. (BH) of Orlando, FL, a landscape architectural firm, to enhance our abilities in landscape design. Established in 1990, BH brings a broad range of talent and ingenuity to GAI’s landscape design services. BH’s unique design process is guided by lifestyle research, proven landscape technologies, and a deep understanding of how people use outdoor spaces. Their landscape architectural projects have received state and national recognition for creative design, innovative excellence, and value added solutions. BH will continue to serve their clients and pursue new opportunities operating as Bellomo-Herbert, A GAI Company. Having relocated their staff to The GAI Building in downtown Orlando, they will also pursue ventures jointly with GAI.
January 2012 — GAI acquired Real Estate Research Consultants, Inc. (RERC) of Orlando, FL to broaden our scope of services. RERC provides real estate and economic advisory consulting to public, institutional, and private clients throughout the United States, addressing complex issues on community development and real estate property holdings. With shared interests in community development, public finance, and public/private initiatives, this union of GAI and RERC formalizes and strengthens a working relationship between our two firms that started in 1990. RERC staff is located in The GAI Building in downtown Orlando.