We are committed to creating viable planning solutions that address community growth and land development challenges. Innovative, feasible plans and designs are crucial when the balance between optimum land utilization and natural resource conservation is critical to the success of a project. We ensure timely, on budget performance combining practical design with marketable, innovative ideas. Clients benefit from highly experienced professionals familiar with the processes and needs of public agencies. Our understanding of development feasibility, market forces, implementation strategies and regulatory processes combined with innovative design create successful results.

  • Planning
  • Entitlements
  • Community and Regional Planning
  • Master Planning
  • Site Design Services
  • Land Use Feasibility
  • Plan Review/Jurisdiction Support
  • Development Processing
  • Design Guidelines
  • Community Visioning
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Site Analysis
  • Medical / Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Site Selection / Verification
  • Medical / Recreational Marijuana Cultivation Site Selection / Verification
  • Medical / Recreational Marijuana Dispensary / Cultivation Permit Application Processing

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Articles & Publications

“Special Use for Marijuana Growing Approved”, Wilcox Range News, January 2016
“Reposition Your Commercial Site”, The Planning Center, June 2011
“University of Arizona Solar Zone”, The Planning Center, June 2011
“Voters say yes to General Plan”, Nogales International, May 2011
“April Fools Newsletter”, The Planning CenterApril 2011
“The implementation of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act”, TREND Report, March 2011
“Medical Marijuana”, The Planning Center, March 2011
“Navigating Local Policy Changes”, The Planning Center, February 2011
“Our Design Toolkit”, The Planning Center, December 2010
“The Planning Center Receives Award for Solar Zone at the University of Arizona Tech Park”, The Planning Center, November 2010
“Identity Package”, The Planning Center, October 2010
“The Planning Center Receives Valley Forward Award”, The Planning Center, October 2010
“Economic Development Services”, The Planning Center, August 2010
“A Sustainable Plan”, Inside Tucson Business, July 2010
“Tucson Firm Completes the First Fully-Sustainable General Plan in Arizona”,The Planning Center, July 2010
“Mistaken Identity”, Downtown Tucsonan, April 2010
“Solar Zone at UA TechPark”, Biz Tucson, April 2010
“Master Planned Communities”, The Planning Center, April 2010
“Planning Center Celebrates 25 Years”, Inside Tucson Business, March 2010
“Salpointe Campus Redevelopment is First School to Test City’s Zoning PAD”,Inside Tucson Business, March 2010
“‘Solar Zone’ Established at UA Tech Park”, UANews, January 2010
“Solar plant to be constructed at UA Tech Park”, Arizona Daily Star, January 2010
“The Planning Center to Lead Nogales General Plan Update”, The Planning Center, October 2009
“Rezoning”, The Planning Center, October 2009
“Zoning Challenges of Continuing Care Retirement Communities”, TREND Report, September 2009
“Regional Outlook”, TREND Report, December 2008
“Aging Population Demands High Density Living”, TREND Report, November 2008
“Tucson firm wins El Mirage contract”, Arizona Daily Star, October 2008
“Southern Arizona Bio Industry and the Tucson Biocorridor”, TREND Report, July 2008
“Pima County’s SWIP May Set Precedent for Valley”, TREND Report, April 2008
“Eddy Promoted at The Planning Center”, The Planning Center, April 2008
“Southern Arizona’s Land Planning – Overview of Significant Issues”, TREND Report, March 2008
“The Planning Center Wins Building from the Best Award”, The Planning Center, March 2008
“La Frontera Center Elects New Board”, The Planning Center, March 2008
“The Planning Center is Nominated for the Cornerstone Award”, Cornerstone Building Foundation, January 2008
“Raquel Goodrich Joins The Planning Center”, The Planning Center, December 2007
“Linda Morales Wins Tucson Business Edge 40 Under 40 Award”, The Planning Center, August 2007
“The Planning Center Names Masque to Principal”, The Planning Center, April 2007
“The Planning Center to Lead Queen Creek General Plan Update”, The Planning Center, April 2007

American Planning Association (APA)
Arizona Planning Association (AZAPA)
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Metropolitan Pima Alliance (MPA)
Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA)
TREND Report
The Planning Center California
Imagine Greater Tucson
Local First Arizona