The future belongs to
those who plan for it.

Great, livable communities don’t just happen—they’re created.
On purpose, for a purpose. We bring people together with a
shared sense of purpose and place to create enduring and
prosperous communities.

We’re now planning NEXT.

Like the communities we help, we have to plan for the future, too.
We’re still a company of curious, civic-minded people dedicated
to listening, hearing and the pursuit what's possible. You knew us as
ACP Visioning + Planning. Now just think of us as planning NEXT.

Ideas without a plan are only a wish.

Prosperous places are best shaped by the character of the community
and the people who live there. That’s why we seek the inspiration and ideas
of everyday citizens. We listen. We hear. We develop comprehensive
action plans that don’t just sit on a shelf. Instead we move
communities toward what’s NEXT.

Moving communities toward what’s NEXT.

Whether maintaining momentum, steering the future or completely altering a trajectory, we cultivate a shared vision and develop a well-founded action plan.

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Creating your tomorrow
starts with listening today.

For us, getting people to the proverbial table isn’t nicety or mere formality. It’s about truly starting a productive, community-wide conversation. It’s about listening—and hearing. It’s about receiving input and ideas that lead to action about what to keep and what to change. It’s how we help move communities forward to planning NEXT.

The future holds the greatest thing: possibility.

Our work represents what we believe. At the core of every enduring community is a planned future mindful of people, place and character.

Town of Cary, NC

Town of Cary, NC

Community Plan

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mainland and Airport Area Framework Plans

Morgantown, WV Region

Morgantown, WV Region

Regional Vision and Comprehensive Plans

City of Dublin, Ohio

City of Dublin, Ohio

Office District Competitiveness Study

Vision and Action Plan

Vision and Action Plan

City of Madison and Jefferson County, Indiana

Character Framework for Community Investment

Character Framework for Community Investment

City of Grandview Heights, Ohio

One City, One Vision

One City, One Vision

City of Anniston, Alabama

Land Use Framework

Land Use Framework

City of Grove City, Ohio

See our work

Translate purpose into plan

Here are the stories of communities from Cary to Columbus to Valparaiso in which ideas become vision, vision becomes a plan, and plan becomes what’s NEXT.

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Jamie Greene featured in the Columbus Dispatch

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Our Principal, Jamie Greene, AIA, AICP, has been featured in the Columbus Dispatch. The article emphasizes Jamie’s collaborative work with communities as the foundation for strong plans for the future. Jamie’s take is…

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Don’t miss our presentation at APA’s National Conference in Seattle

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Michael Curtis, AICP will present Making Old Office Parks New Again at the American Planning Association’s National Conference in Seattle, Washington, which will take place from April 18-21, 2015. Michael…

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ValpoNEXT wins Award for Outstanding Public Outreach

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The City of Valparaiso, Indiana has won a Hoosier Planning Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association for Outstanding Public Outreach. The award recognizes the ValpoNEXT Vision…

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Plans for Columbia and Richland County adopted!

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Over the past year, the City of Columbia and Richland County, South Carolina have gathered extensive input from their communities to shape future growth through a process called Plan Together….

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