"The Gibbs Plan has become the bible for our Historic District"
Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. , Charleston, SC 2002
“As the president of a 78 year family development company, I have depended on Gibbs Planning for over a decade as my bible and template in designing and building two new plazas totaling over one million sq ft. His presentation to our local commission, and his schooling of its members on urban design…was the key... Thanks to him, my property is state-of-the-art and …98% leased… Robert’s concepts…have been so well received by the community…” Deborah Butler President Butler Enterprises 2019
"The Gibbs study was detailed, relevant, insightful and thoughtful as a report for the Historic Market Square I had hoped it would be and more. … Thank you for teaching us so much… There is no question in my mind that your fee is the wisest expenditure our city has ever made.” Carlene V. Malone City Council Woman City of Knoxville" 1998
“Over the past quarter century, Robert Gibbs has been the most influential practitioner negotiating the intersection between environmental design and urban retail. His advice and plans have impacted a generation of important projects, new and old town centers that rely upon commerce as their social heart and succeed in no small part due to Robert’s vision and steady hand.” Jeff Speck, FAICP, LEED-AP, Honorary ASLA 2019
"Gibbs is arguably the nation's leading expert on the role of commerce in American urban design and planning. His expertise, enriched by his grounding in landscape architecture, has improved countless mixed-use developments throughout the country and beyond. During the two decades that I've known and worked with Robert Gibbs, I've come to respect him as a professional and colleague” Doug Kelbaugh FAIA Dean Emeritus Taubman College of Architecture University of Michigan 2019
Robert Gibbs Is "One of the 100 Most Influential Urbanists of the Past Century" Planetzen 2017