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Holloway Land Company

Land Development Consulting

About Us


Holloway Land Company is a land use and planning consulting firm with more than 45 years experience in the Northern California region. Holloway Land Company specializes in local agency lobbying, land development and entitlements, real estate, community outreach, and project management.

Through the years, the members of the firm have earned a reputation for successful project approval by reducing neighborhood opposition, critical project management, and expediting permits. We apply our combined expertise in urban planning and land development to obtain a successful project for our clients, as well as negotiate complex political and regulatory problems for favorable results.

We provide personalized services to our clients, exceeding their expectations using ethical standards of professional practices. Our objective is to implement the client's goals while addressing the community's specific needs. We pride ourselves as a small independent firm with an open-minded approach.

Core Values


Our high level of ethics allows us to provide personalized and effective services to our clients catering to their specific project needs.

We focus on effective verbal and written communication with our clients and we listen and ask the appropriate questions.

We believe in the value and spirit of teamwork, working collaboratively with team members, our clients, and public agencies.

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Subdivisions and Land Development Approval
  • Due Diligence

  • Parcel Maps and Lot Splits

  • Tentative Subdivision Maps

  • Research regarding what uses are allowed on the property

Owner Representation
  • Local Political Consulting 

  • Meetings with local officials and agencies

  • Violations and Code Enforcement Resolution

  • Community and Neighborhood Outreach

Land Use and Development Consulting
  • Feasibility studies

  • Site Selection

  • Cost/beneficial analysis

  • Fee estimates

Planning and Building Permit Processing
  • New Construction

  • Remodels and Additions

  • Major Entitlements

  • Residential and Commercial Use Permits



Brian Holloway is President of Holloway Land Company, a land development and entitlement consulting firm located in Sacramento, California.

He has over 30 years of public and private planning, community outreach, and development experience in California, managing the approval and construction of numerous development projects. The firm has since completed successful development projects as well.

Mr. Holloway is also accomplished in the area of pre-development management. He has facilitated the approval of entitlements in Northern California for projects ranging in size from 5 acres to 4,000 acres. His management of large-scale projects, in excess of 700 acres, has been especially successful.

He has acted as project manager for each of the following projects: El Dorado Hills Specific Plan (Serrano), Tree Lake Village, Delta Shores Master Plan, Salmon Falls Hills – General Plan Amendment, Sunrise-Douglas Specific Plan, SunCreek Specific Plan, Jacinto Creek Planning Area, Sacramento Country Day School Master Plan, and Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market in Northern California. These are just some of the projects where Mr. Holloway worked with the surrounding communities and has established himself as an expert able to balance community and policy issues resulting in a successful outcome for his clients.

He is also a member and Past Chair of the Mayor's Development Oversight Commission of the City of Sacramento, a member of the Development Oversight Committee of the County of Sacramento, and currently chairs the Sacramento County Subdivision and Project Review Committees. Mr. Holloway currently sits on the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency and is an elected Trustee of the American River Flood Control District. He was the 2005-2006 President of the East Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, and 1996 President of the 8,000 member Sacramento Associate of Realtors

He received his Master of City and Regional Planning at California State University, Fresno, and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University of San Jose.


Current & Former Clients


Public & Private Capacities 

City Planning Commissioner, Chairman

Land Use Consultant

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Commissioner

Federal Political Coordinator to Congresswoman Matsui

Regional Water Forum Stakeholder

Development Project Manager

City of Sacramento Mayor's Development Oversight Commission, Chairperson

Real Estate Developer

County of Sacramento Project Review Committee (PRC), Chairperson

City of Sacramento General Plan Advisory Council Member

East Sacramento Chamber President and Board Member

Statewide PAC Trustee

Lecturer at Community College

Board member, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

Elected Trustee, American River Flood Control District

Contact Us

Ryan Nicholson | Development Officer | Regency Centers

"Brian's knowledge of the development process and strong relationships with the decision-makers added considerable value throughout our project."
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