Master Planned Communities

  • McKenzie Towne

    A community designed to offer traditional small town feel, in the midst of the city

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  • MarketStreet

    Fusing the spirit of a traditional New England downtown with modern design and authentic natural surroundings

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  • Jebel Ali Village

    A key component to a new community

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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 Senior Principal, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

Radical Incrementalism: The surprising power of planning small

How working with what you have (instead of dreaming big) often reaps the biggest benefits Read More
Our future-forward solutions help communities make the most of whatever is next
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International Design Firms, ENR June 2017
Design Firms, General Buildings – Multi-Unit Residential, ENR June 2017
Stantec-designed Palmer Ranch is one of the largest master planned communities in Florida
Over the past 30 years, Stantec has played a significant role developing numerous villages within the Irvine Ranch Master Planned Community
Expert Spotlight

George Tsougrianis , Principal, Community Development

Working collaboratively as a team and maintaining strong communication with all parties involved ultimately gives our clients the best answers and service.
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Joe Geller, Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (US), Director, Urban Places

I am passionate about community engagement as a driver of strategic planning related to site design and the public realm.
Joe Geller Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (US), Director, Urban Places Read More

Martin Jones, Vice President, Regional Business Leader & Sector Leader, Community Development (Canada) & Discipline Leader, Community Engineering

My role is to build on our strong client relationships by developing new and different opportunities built on our expertise and experience.
Martin Jones Vice President, Regional Business Leader & Sector Leader, Community Development (Canada) & Discipline Leader, Community Engineering Read More

Jim Paulmann, Senior Principal, 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.
Jim Paulmann Senior Principal, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning) Read More

Nancy MacDonald, Senior Principal, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada Prairies & Territories)

Urban professionals address the needs of our communities and help unlock the benefits of development - we build cities.
Nancy MacDonald Senior Principal, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada Prairies & Territories) Read More

Simon O'Byrne, Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada)

I feel very fortunate to do what I do—urban planning—which is about the art, business, culture, and science of great place making.
Simon O'Byrne Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada) Read More

Alan Reynolds, Vice President, Sector Leader, Community Development (US)

The best planned community naturally evolves from its landscape, reflecting its features, historical context, cultural values, and uniqueness.
Alan Reynolds Vice President, Sector Leader, Community Development (US) Read More

Jim Paulmann, Senior Principal, 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.
Jim Paulmann Senior Principal, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning) Read More
  • George Tsougrianis

    Principal, Community Development

  • Joe Geller

    Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (US), Director, Urban Places

  • Martin Jones

    Vice President, Regional Business Leader & Sector Leader, Community Development (Canada) & Discipline Leader, Community Engineering

  • Jim Paulmann

    Senior Principal, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

  • Nancy MacDonald

    Senior Principal, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada Prairies & Territories)

  • Simon O'Byrne

    Vice President, Regional Business Leader, Community Development (Canada)

  • Alan Reynolds

    Vice President, Sector Leader, Community Development (US)

  • Jim Paulmann

    Senior Principal, Discipline Leader, Community Development (Planning)

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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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