Trevor Barger

Trevor Barger


Trevor Barger, AICP CUD

Principal, Arizona Strategies

Trevor Barger is a principal with Arizona Strategies, a land use strategy and real estate development company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

Trevor brings with him more than 20 years of experience in land use planning and design and has led Espiritu Loci for the past 13 years.   The Espiritu Loci design team has worked on major master planned communities, alternative energy campuses, resort communities and historic ranches around the West.  His award-winning, innovative designs allow his developments to be responsive to market conditions, attractive to major employers and create connectivity to the larger communities they serve.  Trevor’s designs provide a cohesive environment for new development.  Having worked for both public and private sector clients, at a variety of scales and project types, he leverages his experience to add value and assists clients in transforming vision to reality.  Trevor’s multidisciplinary approach to design and ability to quickly integrate information makes him a trusted advisor to many clients.  Building solid, long-lasting relationships is at the heart of his profession.  Trevor’s practice centers in the desert southwest, but includes projects from across the Western region and the country.

A highly sought after lecturer, Trevor has served as an adjunct professor for ASU and presenter for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West.  He has offered his professional expertise to the City of Tempe as a board member on the Development Review (Planning) Commission and Neighborhood Advisory Commission.  In the community, Trevor has served on the board of directors for Childsplay, the Newman Center, the Giving Tree and advises the Catechesis of the God Sheppard and ChildHelp City.  Trevor is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the American Planning Association and earned an Arizona APA award for his work for DMB’s Eastmark community in Mesa.

“We increase value for those with vision and bring vision where it is needed”.

“Little victory by little victory over decades adds up to incredible, seemingly impossible, places.”

“To succeed in land use strategy, one must be clever with finance, entitlements and planning.”

“We design spaces for people, to enhance their lives and serve their needs.  We design projects to return profits to the investors so they will want to invest in our communities over and over again.”

– Trevor Barger