About Development

Hensel Phelps Plan. Build. Manage, established in 1937, has grown to become one of the nation's largest developers, general contractors, construction managers, design-builders, and facility life solution providers delivering over $3 billion annually in development, construction, and facility management projects. Hensel Phelps has financial capacity and relationship resources to execute projects of virtually any size and complexity.

Augmenting traditional construction services, Hensel Phelps Development assists clients through the entire development process, from concept to completion.  Hensel Phelps Development provides development solutions for clients who want a cohesive, turnkey delivery method for the planning and execution of their development projects. Management encompasses all aspects of development, including project entitlement, programming and design, through the procurement of project financing, construction, and owner/tenant move-in.  Hensel Phelps Development specializes in a variety of offerings and capabilities, including:

Clients choose Hensel Phelps to feel confident that the project outcome will be successful on all fronts. The Hensel Phelps Development teams work with their clients and are able to adapt procedures and processes to best fit the clients’ specific needs.  Because Hensel Phelps’ management groups select project teams of individuals who have complementary talents and skills, these professionals consistently deliver high levels of collaboration and produce superior results.

In developing their clients’ projects, Hensel Phelps Development has used many different financing sources to fund its different projects, including public finance underwriters, conventional bank sources for construction loans, and a variety of institutional, hospitality REIT, and private investors for project equity.  The ability to provide a Completion Guarantee gives Hensel Phelps Development a unique advantage in procuring financing for all types of projects.   

Hensel Phelps Development has a long history of working with several financing partners on a variety of financing structures.

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Hensel Phelps | Mithun Design-Build Team Awarded Middle Earth Expansion Student Housing at UC Irvine

Hensel Phelps | Mithun Design-Build Team Awarded Middle Earth Expansion Student Housing at UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) awarded the second phase of their campus undergraduate student housing program to the design-build team of Hensel Phelps and Mithun in early April.

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Hensel Phelps Receives 2017 Employer Support Freedom Award

Hensel Phelps is honored to announce that the company is among 15 recipients of the 2017 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. This award publicly recognizes employers who provide exceptional support to their Guard and Reserve employees and is the highest in a series of employer recognition awards given by the Department of Defense.

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