“John keeps a firm grasp on the economic side of our business. He is able to keep pace with a rapidly changing market and can spot trends long before most do. He has been a great asset to have in our corner. I highly recommend him and respect his work ethic and knowledge of the commercial real estate industry.”

Daniel Doherty, Industrial BrokerColliers International ~ Las Vegas 

“John and his consultant team were very professional and easy to work with on the  Southern Nevada Jobs-Housing Balance Study. This project required detailed research and analysis and resulted in a valuable planning tool for the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition. Without hesitation, we would work with John  and his consulting firm on other projects in the future.”

Kathy Somers, Neighborhood Outreach ManagerCity of North Las Vegas

“John’s knowledge and insight in the marketplace are invaluable tools to enhance  business results. John is a very well-rounded professional.”

Kenneth Lowman, Broker / Owner – Luxury Homes of Las Vegas

“The knowledge and expert research that John and his team from RCG Economics contribute have provided well-guided results in several developments in past years. The expert analysis from John’s work continues to provide assistance in decisions related to several projects as my clients seek dispositions for the future.”

Tony Amato, CCIM – Commercial Real Estate Broker

“I originally worked for John as a rookie associate for Coopers & Lybrand. As the years have progressed, John’s firm has provided informational and consulting support for my firm, and my firm has provided appraisal and valuation  support and services for John’s firm. We have continued to work together to the present day, and I have only the utmost respect for the work, knowledge, and capabilities of John and his staff. I would highly recommend that anyone with a need for market research, consulting, and/or analysis services strongly consider retaining John and his firm to fulfill their needs.”

Charles E. Jack IV, MAI, Principal, Charles Jack Appraisal  & Consulting

“I interviewed John Restrepo on numerous occasions when I was Senior Editor for  Commercial Property News. John has a deep understanding of the factors that drive the Las Vegas and Southern Nevada economies and the commercial real estate market, and he always provided valuable insights that made my stories stronger. In addition, he was  always generous with his time and was always prompt in returning my phone calls.”

Rondetta Troutman, Senior Vice President – Picerne Real Estate Group

“John is an expert on economic and real estate trends in Southern Nevada. We use him regularly for special studies related to issues impacting transportation and real estate, and land use. His work is always of great value.”

Tina Quigley, Deputy General Manager – Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

“John is the most ethical, thorough, and thoughtful analyst in Las Vegas. He is a consummate professional who understands business. I can unequivocally and enthusiastically recommend him and his company.”

Dan Hart, Owner, Dan Hart & Associates

“John has worked with us on several projects and has consistently delivered high quality  economic and real estate market advice. His services and products were delivered within budget and on time.”

Jon Wardlaw, Assistant  Planning Manager – Clark County Comprehensive Planning  Department

“I worked  for John as an economic researcher and real estate analyst and many of my  better habits were acquired through John’s mentoring. I know the level of detail that John puts into his work, as well as the competency of the staff he employs… all way, way above par. We also continued to work together on occasional projects, and I find that John is one of the best peer reviewers of my work. If it passes his test, then I have no fear of putting it out to the public. In addition, there is no economist or real estate analyst in the Las Vegas Valley with the breadth of experience that John has, nor his intuitive ability to spot trends or easily determine the essence of problem. I would certainly recommend John as a consultant or as a speaker for events.”

John McClelland, Director of Research, Coldwell Banker Premier

“John is a  premier real estate analyst with one of the strongest hands-on knowledge bases of the Las Vegas market. He understands all phases of commercial real estate including gaming. He is a person of the highest integrity and an overall outstanding person.”

Steve Rittvo, Owner – The Innovation Group

“John is a superb real estate market analyst with a strong creative ability to interpret data. I highly recommend him for difficult assignments.”

Stan Kates, Chairman – The Kates Marketing Group

“John provides exceptional service and expertise to his clients. While John was at Pricewaterhouse Coopers I had occasion to do some contract consulting for his office. He is fully professional and communicates thoroughly. John is able to fully outline the  issues for his clients, establish a solid recommended course of action and  guide the client seamlessly through the process. He is highly sought after for  his expertise in regional economics as well as real estate market analysis.”

John Hraba,  President – CH&R Consultants

“John and his staff have provided us with Fiscal & Economic Impact and Tax Increment  Financing reports for Symphony Park – a multi billion dollar mixed-use development in downtown Las Vegas. John’s reports were thorough, well thought out, and conservatively crafted to provide “real” information. I would strongly recommend anyone who needs to understand the Las Vegas market to utilize the services of Restrepo Consulting.”

Sam Gladstein, Vice President of Operations – V.P. of Operations

“We have used John on several occasions, and he has always produced the requested  information in a timely manner and with a well-detailed analysis of the issues involved. He is very personable and has consistently responded personally to our questions and issues.” (September 14, 2009)

Walter Cairns, Principal Planner – Clark County Comprehensive Planning

“I have  served with John on a number of local and civic causes, as well as reviewing  his local market commentary. I find John to be a straightforward business professional with great integrity and competency.”

Thomas A. Roberts, CPM , Corporate Vice President of  Development – Station Casinos

“As a principal and leader of Restrepo Consulting, John’s reputation for quality  information, timely metrics and other key value indicators were a necessity in  the competitive and challenging commercial real estate industry. I highly  recommend his work.”

James Torti, Ph.D., Partner – Blokhaus Development LP

“I retained John in the 1990s after The Rouse Company acquired the real estate assets of  The Howard Hughes Company in Las Vegas. We asked his firm to provide quarterly reporting on commercial activity in the Vegas market and recommendations on product development. John had strong  knowledge of the market, but his value was in the depth of contacts that allowed  him to provide strong competitive intelligence. He worked closely with us to develop a customized product that was very responsive to our business needs. His flexibility, creativity and reliability are trademarks of his practice.”

John Ragland, Principal – Ragland Consulting

“John Restrepo and his company provide current economic data to the Las Vegas development community with analysis  of trends and insight into market dynamics, creating scenarios for business owners to make meaningful decisions going forward.”

Andy Gabriel, Partner – McDonald-Carano-Wilson Law Firm

“John is well respected in the Las Vegas market as a top-tier provider of market analytics. He has collaborated on residential market  intelligence with our Market IQ division. I highly recommend John to anyone  seeking his expertise.”

Brian Krueger, MIRM, CSP, Senior Vice President – Coldwell Banker Premier Realty – Developer and Investment Services

“Prudent businessmen consult with trusted advisors before making any decision. John is  one such man. As an economist, John is well known and highly respected for his analysis on Southern Nevada’s economy and the real estate market. John’s opinions are well-founded as they are based upon his tireless research in every aspect of real estate. His credentials are unmatched  by anyone in the Las Vegas Valley.

As he is quoted regularly in news articles, journalist and professionals alike know that John is the man in the know for commercial, residential or casino-resort data. I would not hesitate to recommend John as a consultant. He is the go-to person for any market research, forecasting, project feasibility, land planning or demographics. In today’s market, you can’t afford to NOT use John.”

Stacy Rocheleau, Attorney – ROCHELEAU LAW GROUP, P.C.

“I have served with John on a number of local and civic causes, as well as reviewing his local market commentary. I find John to be a straightforward  business professional with great integrity and competency.” September  14, 2009

Thomas A. Roberts, CPM, Corporate Vice  President of Development, Station Casinos

“John has many years of experience in the Las Vegas market. This gives him tremendous insight as he analyzes the current and future market trends and conditions.”

Garry Hayes,  Attorney

“John and  is company have a wonderful reputation in commercial real estate in Las Vegas. I would highly recommend him as a person with vast knowledge and experience. He is on my referral list to all of my commercial clients, and I do that with confidence.

Garnette Klukoske, Salesperson & Property Mgr. – Shaw  Realty Group

“We have used RCG Economics over the years on numerous studies with very satisfactory results. As a result of their work, decisions were made to move forward with a project or to rethink our strategy. These decisions were based on the findings, both good and bad, that RCG Economics put forth in their reports.”

Kevin T. Orrock, Top Division Executive, The Howard Hughes Corp.