Consulting Associates
Our skills and expertise are often best augmented with those of other consultants.
Here are some of the consultants whom we work with on a regular basis:
G. Paul Rollo & Associates
Planning for land use and real estate development is our business. Our commitment to assisting public and private sector clients spans 30 years, focusing on diverse real estate markets throughout Western Canada.
G.P. Rollo & Associates brings an array of real estate/economic analyses and tools to clients to find solutions to the development issues and problems they face.
Eric Vance & Associates
Eric Vance & Associates is a professional consulting firm specializing in land use planning, economic analysis and strategic planning.
Based in Greater Vancouver, Eric Vance & Associates consults to private and public sector clients throughout British Columbia as well as the rest of Canada and in the United States.
Eric Vance & Associates is committed to providing the highest level of services to all of its clients and adheres to the Code of Professional Conduct of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of British Columbia.
Moore Paterson Architects Inc.
Moore Paterson Architects Inc. was established in July of 1983 to provide architectural, planning and project management services to Vancouver Island, and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Since then, we have developed into one of the largest and most innovative firms on Vancouver Island.
Walter Francl Architecture Inc.
Walter Francl Architecture (WFA) is a corporation with a single shareholder. Led by Walter Francl, the firm employs a 21 person staff of
registered architects; intern architects; urban planner; and technical and clerical support staff. The firm currently has 4 LEED certified professionals, including Walter Francl.  WFA has a proven background in tackling complex projects, with a strong portfolio of community buildings, including the Kitsilano Community Centre; Raycam Community Centre and the Millennium Sports Facility. Our current active portfolio of significant community projects include the Southeast False Creek Community Centre; Trout Lake Community Centre & Arena; a YMCA Daycare; and RAV Line stations (Templeton and Sea Island Centre) at the Vancouver Airport. Sustainability is an important aspect of the firm’s work, and projects currently being designed to achieve LEED standard include the Southeast False Creek Community Centre (LEED Platinum); and the 36 story Jameson Tower (LEED Gold), a mixed use commercial / residential project designed in collaboration with the Foster Partnership of the UK.
ProGrid Evaluation Solutions
Since 1996, ProGrid Evaluation Solutions has helped grant and funding organizations improve their evaluation and decision making processes for improved performance and achievement of their goals. As testament to the success of the ProGrid approach, almost $1 billion annually in applications, proposals, projects and programs are evaluated using the ProGrid process.
YTA are working with ProGrid on several applications, primarily related to sport event selection and community granting programs.
Keith Jones
Keith has an extensive client list with a particular focus on management of natural resources. He also takes the lead in product development for the Expedition's Challenge Dialogue System (CDS)™ and for CDS Action Learning initiatives with IE Affiliates and major clients. He has operated as an independent consultant (R. Keith Jones and Associates) based out of Victoria, British Columbia since the mid-1990s. Keith brings over 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, working in the natural resources and information technology sectors in BC, Alberta and Ontario. He has worked as a consultant, marketer, software product manager, educator and scientist over the course of his career. His recent assignments often involve working collaboratively with multi-stakeholder teams on complex strategic challenges and opportunities.
Bernie Jones
Bernie Jones is a principal in Associates in Community & Personal Development, a consulting firm located in Saltair, British Columbia, offering community development, planning, and research services. Their process are always democratic and participatory. Bernie has collaborated with YTA on a range of arts, culture and social planning projects.
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