School Facilities Consultants
"Rick has had amazing success finding sites both in and out of Los Angeles"
"Simply put, he works at a level of excellence.
John Lee,
Founder of KIPP LA Prep
Mikelle Willis, Founder of KIPP Academy of Opportunity
Education First Communities School Facilities Consultants has an "extreme sense of tenacity" "I have worked with Mr. Bobertz for the past five years and have seen firsthand his commitment to our school and our students."
"EFC frequently goes above and beyond to keep costs for the school down." "relentless..."
Marina Vloanakis,
School Founder
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We specialize in helping schools grow.
Our expertise is in facilities:

-uncovering the best site for expansion
-ushering the site through city agencies
-organizing community support
-team selection: architect, contractor, attorney,
-project management throughout

What We Do
Education First Communities (EFC) has assisted its clients in all aspects of school facility funding and planning since 2003. We have worked with clients to realize over 30 new campus locations, and millions of dollars in school facility funding including new construction bonds. We understand the intricacies of the planning a facility, locating the best site and ushering a project through city and state agencies. We are also adept at securing school bonds for our clients, working closely with the California Department of Education (CDE), Office of Public School Construction (OPSC), Department of the State Architect (DSA) and Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). In Los Angeles, we meet regularly with the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) and the Planning Department as well as community groups in order to keep our projects moving forward.

How We Work
At EFC, we offer a full-range of comprehensive services and work closely with clients to become a seamless extension of our client’s School Leadership and Board. EFC provides its clients with reliability, accessibility and a broad knowledge base. Ask EFC for its complete description of services.
Call (619) 889-5599

Who We Are
Our competent, professional staff includes former school district and private sector business employees in real estate and finance who have worked inside of some of the largest Charter Management Organizations and who are dedicated to helping charter schools, private schools and school districts make wise decisions and bring those decisions to fruition. Education First Communities is committed to integrity, professionalism and excellence in what we do.


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1 Pearl Street, Redondo Beach, CA 90277     Phone: (619) 889-5599