News 2017

Las Cruces adopts new Downtown Master Plan

GPG is proud to have been a part of the team that developed the newly adopted Master Plan for Downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico. The team consisted of  Placemakers,  Brown Urban Design Studio, Gibbs Planning Group, Swift & Associates, Andrew von Maur (Andrews University) and Zimmerman Volk Associates

Announcing the City Building Exchange Urban Symposium:
March 8-10, 2017 New Orleans. Featured speakers include: Andres Duany, Galina Tachieva, Joe Minicozzi, Scott Ball, Nathan Norris, Steve Mouzon and Robert Gibbs. Tours of New Orleans included.
Registration & information can be found at the website:

Essential Planning, Design and Management Practices


Gibbs Regards Sioux Falls as one of Top Downtowns in the Nation

See Bob Gibbs' interview with local CBS-affiliate KELO-TV during his visit to Sioux Falls, North Dakota.

Urban Retail: Essential Planning, Design and Management Practices,

Bob's annual Harvard GSD Executive Education class, will be held this year on July 12-14, 2017. This seminar examines the planning approaches, retail design and merchandising principles necessary for the creation of place-based commerce. This includes tactics used by premier retail and mixed-use developers and considers how they can be applied to a variety of urban settings. Class description can be found here. Registration is now open!

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