The future belongs to those who plan for it.

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

 

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.

 

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. We help communities understand and embrace their physical character and develop character-enhancing plans that don’t just sit on a shelf. We move communities toward what’s NEXT.

Moving communities toward what’s NEXT.

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

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Envision Athens celebrates one year of success since plan’s adoption!

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On September 24, over 250 residents and partners gathered at the Athens Community Career Academy in Athens Clarke-County, Georgia to hear about Envision Athens’ progress in the one year since…

Proud of our community and our clients for being named “Great Neighborhoods”!

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Each year for the past 12 years, the American Planning Association (APA) has named specific neighborhoods, streets and public spaces as Great Places in America. These places make our communities…

College Station brings community together to address growth and change

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Last week, College Station, Texas kicked off public engagement for a unique planning effort. The process, known as The Next 10, will evaluate the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which was created…

Attending the APA Ohio Planning Conference? Come hear us!

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Are you planning to attend the APA Ohio Planning Conference in Cleveland? Come hear Planning Next and our partners talk about some exciting work in our state! Kindling and Re-kindling:…

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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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.

 

Creating, transforming and revitalizing communities. Ready for planning NEXT?

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