Birmingham, MI (PressExposure) February 07, 2009 -- Gibbs Planning Group and other 2009 honorees are listed in the January/February 2009 issue of Corp!, and will be formally recognized at a program celebrating the winners on Tuesday, February 17, 2009. A digital online story can be found at http://www.corpmagazine.com.
Nationally recognized, Robert Gibbs is considered a leading urban planning consultant by some of the most respected mayors, architects and shopping center developers in America . Profiled in the Atlantic Monthly, Consumers Reports, New York Times, Urban Land Institute, and The Wall Street Journal, Gibbs is said to have âan urban planning sensibility unlike anything possessed by the urban planners who usually design downtown renewal effortsâ. Charleston 's Mayor Joseph P. Riley describes Gibbs's work as âthe Bible for the future of our historic districtâ.
During the past twenty years, Gibbs has been active in developing innovative yet practical methods for applying current trends in residential and commercial development to more than 300 town centers and historic cities across North America, the Pacific Rim and Caribbean . Gibbs has been consulted on almost every new American town center constructed during the past 15 years and has taught an executive Urban Retail Planning session at Harvard's School of Architecture for the past 12 years. Gibbs has consulted for the cities of: Atlanta , Cambridge , Charleston , Chicago , Dallas , Denver , Miami , Naples , Portland and Seattle . Gibbs has also consulted with many new urban towns including: Alys Beach , Kentlands, Rosemary Beach and Seaside .