Heritage Consulting Group

Heritage is a national firm that advises owners and developers of older and historic buildings through the development process, helping them secure federal, state, and local incentives. Founded in 1982 by John Tess, Heritage has completed over 1,500 projects throughout the United States and is currently active in locations nationwide, including projects in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland.

  • Where we advise

    Heritage is often engaged in guiding large, complex projects through the historic tax credit process, such as the IBM Building in Chicago, Jersey City Medical Center, Denver Union Station, and Quicken’s Downtown Detroit initiative.

  • Decades of experience

    With decades of experience in securing approvals for conversions to hotel use, Heritage has also developed a hospitality industry niche, completing projects for Kimpton, HRI Properties, Sage Hospitality, among others.