Gage Davis Associates, LLC is a professional  planning consulting firm that provides master planning and design consultation services to the real estate development industry.  With a portfolio of hundreds of projects and over 45 years of experience in master planning, GDA specializes in assisting individual land owners, developers, asset managers and lenders in the realization of their vision and development objectives, whether it be a new development project, or the re-positioning of an existing one.


The firm has achieved international recognition in providing master planning services for:  major land development projects, destination resorts and hotels, residential communities, golf course communities and diverse recreational projects.


Having consulted for domestic and international clients in 18 countries, we are currently interested in providing strategic advisory services for relatively unique “legacy projects” with exceptional clients and in interesting locations.


In addition to our goal of contributing to the financial success of our clients and investors, we also want to create projects that are environmentally and socially responsible; authentic to place, time, and culture; and that are transformative for those that experience them.  Ultimately, we believe that will be the basis by which our clients and we will be valued and remembered.






Mr. Davis founded Gage Davis Associates in 1975 in Boulder, Colorado, USA.  Since then the firm has had studios in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; Santa Barbara, California; Denver, Colorado; and currently is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.


During the course of his career Mr. Davis has primarily specialized in the master planning of winter recreation resorts, destination resorts and hotels and golf course communities.


Prior to receiving a professional education in architecture he traveled extensively throughout Europe.  While residing and studying in the United Kingdom and Sweden, he worked with town planning and architectural firms to pursue interests in regional and town planning programs unique to those countries.


Later, he received a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Colorado Cum Laude and a Master’s Degree in Architecture, Urban Design and Planning from the University of Washington.


He is an Emeritus Member of the American Institute of Architects and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.  He is also a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the International Federation of Landscape Architects, the Urban Land Institute, and the Congress For New Urbanism.  He has professional certifications with The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and he is a registered architect in the state of Arizona.


The work of the firm has been featured in numerous professional publications and it has been the recipient of Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects, the American Institute of Landscape Architects, and the Urban Land Institute.