The Hodgson Company

About Us

A Sacramento based real estate development, land use and government advocacy firm which specializes in the entitlement and development of real estate and land use projects throughout Northern California. The Hodgson Company has been involved in some of the area’s most innovative master-planned communities, infill development, and mixed-use projects.

The Hodgson Company and its team of qualified consultants work to ensure the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of each project. Our strategy is to address and solve the unique challenges presented by each project or property. We stand distinguished in the field of real estate entitlement through our capabilities, commitment, and experience. We anticipate and know what legal and political obstacles lay ahead and how to overcome them.

John Hodgson, Founder and President of The Hodgson Company

John HodgsonJohn Hodgson has served as land use attorney, advocate, and project manager for numerous large property owner groups in the successful development of over 11,000 acres of mixed-use master-planned projects throughout the greater Northern California region. Those mixed-use master planned developments include the Woodland Research Park (Woodland, CA), Davis Innovation Center (Davis, CA), Panhandle PUD (Sacramento, CA), Laguna Ridge Specific Plan (Elk Grove, CA), Folsom South Area Plan (Folsom, CA), Sunridge Specific Plan (Rancho Cordova, CA) and the Elverta Specific Plan (Sacramento County).

He has worked on a diversity of land use projects that include individual local land use entitlements, mixed-use projects and projects national in scope. He is familiar with all aspects of the development and entitlement process including project feasibility, finance and infrastructure plans, project management and meeting the goals of the project proponents. More recently, he has spent considerable time working on infill projects in midtown and downtown Sacramento as well as other urban centers in the region.