Confronting uncertainty is the very reason planning is so critical

Uncertainty and ambiguity make planning more difficult and more important. A community plan can help mitigate issues and provide a road map with directions depending on circumstances. The future belongs to those who plan for it. We move 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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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.

Project Updates
May 12, 2021

Delaware Together Comprehensive Plan is Adopted, Setting a High Standard for the Growing Central Ohio Region

Twenty years ago, City of Delaware community members worked in partnership to re-invest in the City’s historic Downtown and transform…
May 11, 2021

Congratulations to Nick Kearney for your Achievements

Last week was a big week for our intern Nick Kearney. Nick is the winner of this year's APA OH…
Staff Activity
April 30, 2021

Join Planning NEXT at the APA NPC21 Virtual Conference next week May 5-7, 2021

Planners from across the country have a chance to share emerging trends, reflect on past accomplishments, and collaborate for the…

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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