The RJ Group: Developing Community

The RJ Group is in the business of building community by enriching neighborhoods and enhancing the unique character of Whatcom and Skagit Counties through residential and commercial real estate development.

Our Mission


Creating innovative living spaces and workplaces that insightfully respond to the evolving needs of our customers and our community.


Benefits of working with The RJ Group include:

Unique projects with proven value.

The RJ Group prides itself on identifying one-of-a-kind, interesting projects, uncovering value and opportunities that other developers miss. The company creates eclectic living and working spaces that take advantage of, and cohabitate with, the unique features of a property, such as streams, wildlife and wetlands.

Early community buy-in.

One of The RJ Group’s many strengths is its ability to collaborate with and build consensus among neighborhoods, cities and jurisdictions. Early in the process, the company cultivates conversations with all potential stakeholders.

Expert knowledge of jurisdictional requirements.

The RJ Group develops thorough submission packages that are unparalleled in the marketplace, addressing all of the city and jurisdictional regulations. In addition, the company closely monitors the permitting process, moving it through the system faster and more efficiently thanks to a responsive and knowledgable in-house team.

A team of well-respected consultants.

Early on, The RJ Group works with some of the most highly respected consultants in their respective fields, including architects, site designers, civil engineers, structural engineers, and wetland and critical area experts. They also have a strong team of infrastructure and general contractors who understand how to build efficient home designs.

Strong communication with lending institutions, investors and partners.

The company provides comprehensive daily, weekly and monthly status reports to all stakeholders.

Robust oversight.

Each project includes in-the-field owner representatives and third-party inspectors to ensure that the building contractors are meeting the intent of the design, as well as the local regulatory requirements. In addition, the company’s accounting and back-office support ensures that invoicing and accounts payable are accurate and timely.

Engaging Sales and Marketing Campaigns.

The RJ Group works with realtors and property managers who truly understand the product and the company’s process so that they can sell properties or lease space quickly and for the greatest value.