Grand Canyon Development Partners is a real estate development and construction management company that offers a full spectrum of services to facilitate all processes for our clients’ projects including, but not limited to: real estate development, construction, project and program management services, technology services, and Energy and Sustainability Solutions. The company has offices throughout the Southwest.

The success and experience of Grand Canyon Development Partners spans a wide variety of market segments, including hospitality/entertainment, gaming, education, retail/tenant improvements, commercial, nonprofit, and food/beverage.

Sam Nicholson and Grand Canyon Development Partners were the answers to our prayers on multiple occasions for Noah’s Animal House. Our facility in Las Vegas turns 10 this year and in dog years, that is more like 70. Our facility was starting to show our age and Sam stepped in …

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We had the pleasure of working with Grand Canyon Development Partners on a multi-year, highly complex project at the heart of the Strip in Las Vegas.  Needless to say, we encountered many challenges in constructing a project in such a high visibility, highly trafficked location…

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Our working partnership with Grand Canyon Development Partners has been a pleasure and I am impressed with their level of service to both their client and the project.  They respond to questions almost immediately and address challenges completely and effectively, efficiently moving projects toward completion…

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Aon Risk Insurance Solutions, West located in Los Angeles, CA.  Aon is an industry leader in creating and managing OCIP’s and CCIP’s nation wide. Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP) has become a standard feature in the construction industry. The success to any (OCIP) or Contractor Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP) are the teams which include Owner Project Management and the OCIP Administrator/Safety Program…

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I’ve been fortunate to have been in the regional shopping center business for over 25 years and have managed numerous development teams – owners, operations, leasing, architects, engineers, contractors, i.e., the whole panoply of skill sets required to deliver market dominant retail projects on time and on budget…

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I have had the pleasure to work with the talented and committed staff of Grand Canyon Development Partners and Sam Nicholson over the course of many years and with several different non-profit agency projects…

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March 10 2021

Ariva Commercial (AROC)

You have heard the news about Ariva Apartments … now allow us to introduce you to – Ariva Commercial (AROC)! Grand Canyon Development Partners will oversee the development, design, and project management of this distinct new destination.

December 16 2020


Grand Canyon Development Partners has been chosen to manage the development, design, and construction on one of Las Vegas’s most prominent new mixed-use projects.

July 17 2020

Ariva Apartments

The Ariva apartments are sure to redefine luxurious living! Situated on a 30-acre site, this resort style gated community will be comprised of over 900,000 sq. feet of living space, and +750 units.

  • Las Vegas Stadium Authority
  • CreditOne
  • Caesars
  • The Cosmopolitan
  • Expedia
  • Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority