Master Planned Communities

  • Abbey Wood and South Thamesmead Masterplan

    Combining new residential with exciting new civic and community opportunities

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  • Adams Crossing

    A Net Zero community finds common ground in food culture

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  • Ain Al Fayda Neighborhood Development Master Plan

    Creating community centers and neighborhoods with a walkable focus

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Communities that feel like home

We design single detached and multi-unit housing neighborhoods, planned communities, transit oriented developments, and subdivisions in urban, suburban, and rural areas. With more than 60 years of experience serving residential developers around the world, our team is there every step of the way from land acquisition and planning to permitting and zoning, to design and program management.

My wheelhouse is master planned communities; knowledge and understanding of their unique issues, and a background in creating positive outcomes for public/private partnerships.

Jim Paulmann Vice President, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)
Expert Spotlight

George Tsougrianis , Principal, Senior Engineer

Working collaboratively as a team ultimately gives our clients the best service and results.
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Joe Geller, Senior Vice President

I am passionate about community engagement as a driver of strategic planning related to site design and the public realm.

Jim Paulmann, Vice President, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

My wheelhouse is master planned communities; knowledge and understanding of their unique issues, and a background in creating positive outcomes for public/private partnerships.
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Nancy MacDonald, Vice President, Urban Places

Urban professionals address the needs of our communities and help unlock the benefits of development. We’re city-builders.
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Simon O'Byrne, Senior Vice President, Business Leader, Community Development

I feel very fortunate to do what I do—urban planning—which is about the art, business, culture, and science of great place making.
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Alan Reynolds, Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (US Southeast & Florida)

The best planned community naturally evolves from its landscape, reflecting its features, historical context, cultural values, and uniqueness.
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Jim Paulmann, Vice President, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

My wheelhouse is master planned communities; knowledge and understanding of their unique issues, and a background in creating positive outcomes for public/private partnerships.
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George Tsougrianis

Principal, Senior Engineer

Joe Geller

Senior Vice President

Jim Paulmann

Vice President, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

Nancy MacDonald

Vice President, Urban Places

Simon O'Byrne

Senior Vice President, Business Leader, Community Development

Alan Reynolds

Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (US Southeast & Florida)

Jim Paulmann

Vice President, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

Services


Design Visualization Through design visualization, we help clients and stakeholders picture the building they’ll work in, the bridge they’ll drive over, and the neighborhood their kids will play in.
Geomatics Using tools like GPS, GIS, 3D laser scanners, and aerial photogrammetry we provide surveying and mapping to define land boundaries, earth’s physical features, and the built environment.
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Land Use Planning We provide responsible planning by creating careful and thoughtful options for right now as well as for the future that take into account site conditions, public input, client needs, and project requirements.
Public Participation We develop and execute communication and consultation plans that allow people affected by change to understand, influence, and accept it.
Urban Planning & Design Our plans help harness the forces reshaping North American communities. We create places that are authentic, green, walkable, connected and diverse.  
Land Development Engineering We transform land by taking into account physical site conditions, public expectations, fiscal requirements, and environmental constraints.

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