Caracas 1978


This website, provides an overview of the consultancy, IDC - International Development Consultants, LLC. Originally established in 1989,  IDC is led by its founder and Managing Director, Dr. J. Michael Cobb, FAICP, PP.


Along with its affiliates and senior supporting consultants, IDC provides specialized international project planning, management consulting, research, financial and economic consulting - including  program and project implementation services.

Sectors & Markets

IDCs specialized services focus within the international urban, environmental, infrastructure,  and regional development markets and business lines for international, national and local public and private sector clients.

Our specific services,  markets, clients and other IDC information can be found here and through the links below related to our previous projects and clients.

Public Services & Research

An overview of our current research is also discussed and links are provided to some of our  public service activities. 


The links below connect to information currently posted on-line, describing some of our major projects and programs.



Jordan: Aqaba Waterfront & Ports Expansion - Planning, Infrastructure, PPPs & Organization Development


Bangkok Mass Transit: Planning & Finance


Cheju Island, S. Korea: Eco-Planning, Tourism & Economic Development


Jubail New Industrial City: Planning, Urban Design & Municipal Development


Coastal Zone Planning: Peri-Urbanism, Environmental Infrastructure, Free Zones & Green Development


Metropolitan Expansion:  Urban Fringe Planning, Urban Design, Municipal Zoning & Development Implementation


New Eco-City Plan & Urban Expansion:  Land Development, Annexation & Regional Infrastructure


Venezuela: Orinoco Basin-Ciudad Guayana Regional Infrastructure & Urban Expansion Plan


Lebanon: National Reconstruction & Economic Development Recovery Plan



Our public service activities can be accessed at the following:




Green Infrastructure &

Sustainable Cities



Lastly, our Twitter and Linkedin activities can be accessed by clicking the following


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