Andy L. Kitsinger, AIA-AICP


Andy Kitsinger is first and foremost a community builder. His thirty-year career as an architect, urban designer, city planner and teacher has focused on creating authentic places that are strongly influenced by their context and have a positive impact on their community. Teaching has always been important to Kitsinger. He teaches and services as the Director at the University of Memphis Design Collaborative in the Departments of Architecture and City & Regional Planning.   

Kitsinger served as the Sr. Vice President of Planning & Development for the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) for the last eight years where he continued the momentum of downtown planning and development while working to improve the livability and the quality of life in the city. He continues those same objectives in multiple cities today in his new role as principal of The Development Studio, a firm focused on helping clients implement their vision more effectively.

Now is an exciting time for cities


Windows of opportunity in development cycles are becoming more brief with economic downturns, interest rate volatility, and market demand.   Our expertise as a development accelerator will help get your project from point A to point B in the timeframe that you desire. 

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