Rick helps

Awesome Leaders

To navigate the process of developing

Awesome Facilities

So their organizations can do

Awesome Things.

(Because the process is difficult and expensive, and has a high failure rate, and what you’re doing is too important to fail.)

Advance Your Vision

Facilitate Your Needs

Maximize Your Resources

Do you need new or improved facilities?

  • Do your facilities reflect who you are?
  • Are your facilities up to date?
  • Are your facilities inadequate?
  • Do you need to expand or relocate?
  • Do you have a facilities masterplan?
  • Do you have a life cycle cost plan?
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Featured Testimonial

Hear Fr. Ray Kasch from St. Patrick's in Smyrna, TN tell about his experience with Rick Thurman.

Building and Improving Facilities is Difficult and Expensive; and has a High Failure Rate.

Over 50% of Projects Never Get Past The Design Stage

Over 70% of Construction Projects Experience Significant Quality, Budget and Schedule Issues

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Only 10% of Projects Get Completed Without Significant Issues or Failure.

Operation, Maintenance, and Life Cycle Costs are Even More than Construction Costs.

Construction Costs
(Of Total Facility Costs over 30 Years.)
Operations, Maintenance, and Life Cycle Costs
(Of Total Facility Costs over 30 Years.)

*Most Organizations have a handle on operations and maintenance costs, but no plan for costly component life cycle replacement.

Take Control of Your Facilities

Rick can help you to successfully navigate the process of developing the awesome facilities you need to do awesome things.

Advance Your Vision

Your facilities should reflect the personality, values, and purpose of your organization.

Facilitate Your Needs

Your facilities should provide the necessary tools for your organization to thrive.

Maximize Your Resources

Your facilities should efficiently and effectively utilize current and future organizational assets.

Meet Rick Thurman

Rick identifies with the challenges of organizational leaders. He has decades of corporate and non-profit leadership experience, combined with extensive facilities development experience that includes:                             

  • Over 3,000 facilities and 80,000,000 SF
  • 7 of the Top 10 Retailers in US
  • Largest Retailer in US
  • Largest Restaurant Chain in US
  • Largest Property Holding Company in US
  • Largest Architectural Firm in US
Rick Thurman


Rick has worked with the most recognized organizations in the US and has adapted proven processes to meet the unique needs and challenges of smaller organizations.

  • Facility/Property Development
  • Strategic Master Planning
  • Project Feasibility
  • Facility Assessment/Improvement
  • Life Cycle Cost Planning
  • Project Rescue

If you have or need a facility, Rick can help you to maximize your facility and your resources.

Get Rick’s Help Based Upon Your Organization’s Specific Needs

Consulting / Coaching

  • Rick’s consulting and coaching services provide organizational leaders with the experience and expertise needed to make educated decisions, as well as a proven process for developing effective facilities that advance vision and maximize resources.

Game Plan Session (GPS)

  • The Game Plan Session is a great way to get an initial assessment of the organization’s current position as it relates to vision, needs, and resources, as well as the organization’s opportunities for facilities improvements to advance their vision.

Owner’s Representation

  • Often leaders need more than guidance, they need someone to help lead the way. Rick’s hands-on approach helps to lead the team through the process, while allowing leaders to stay focused on the organization’s mission and activities.

How Rick’s Process Works:


Participate in Rick’s free consultation.


Determine level of Rick’s help needed.


Let Rick help you through the process.

Defy the Statistics

With the sobering statistics related to design and construction projects, it is critical that organizational leaders follow a proven process that ensures a successful project. It is rare for a leader or industry professional to have the experience and expertise needed to address all the critical factors that determine the success of a project. Rick utilizes his extensive leadership and facilities development experience to provide organizational leaders with the help they need to get it right. From the initial concept to the ultimate completion of the project, Rick can provide the help needed to get the awesome facilities that your organization needs, in order to do awesome things.

Meet Rick Thurman

An introduction to Rick Thurman and the proven processes he uses to help leaders create awesome facilities.

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Rick also leads three outstanding organizations that provide a full range of complimentary services that can help your organization to develop the awesome facilities you need.

  • Faith-Based/Non-Profit
  • Planning Architecture
  • Construction Management


  • Site/Facility Documentation
  • Site/Facility Assessment
  • Site/Facility Development


  • New Construction
  • Remodels
  • Outdoor Spaces