GPG is planning Sutherland Square, a proposed 25-acre neighborhood located near Ann Arbor, Michigan. At its completion, Sutherland will include local shops and cafes along with 200 cottages, town homes and lofts. Scheduled to open in 2022, the community aspires to appeal to millennials, families and empty nesters and will be the region's first new urban development.
Client: Eaton Group.
GPG is currently completing a two-year analysis of the City of Bethlehem's Historic and Southside commercial districts. As a part of this research, GPG has conducted an extensive sales-demographic analysis and interviews with business owners, stakeholders and residents to estimate the retail and restaurant market hurdles and opportunities for the two urban shopping districts. As a follow up, GPG will update each study through 2024 to calibrate the post-pandemic economic conditions. Client: City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Since 2019, GPG has been consulting with DPZ and McKenna to update Birmingham's master plan with an emphasis on the city's 15 neighborhoods. The 20-year vision is addressing growth, landuse, parks, housing and walkability. The plan represents a follow up to the DPZ, GPG, MKA landmark 2016 Downtown master plan completed in 1996. DPZ lead consultant; Client: City of Birmingham, Michigan.
As a follow up to a master plan prepared by Jeff Speck Planning, GPG has been engaged to estimate the amounts and types of additional retail and restaurant businesses that are supportable in Elkhart's downtown, South Neighborhood and the River District. Client: City of Elkhart, Indiana.
GPG is currently leading a six-month master planning process to explore the transformation of Cass Lake Road, a Detroit suburban commercial corridor, into a traditional walkable village. Client: Keego Harbor, Michigan TIFA Board.
As part of a master plan to promote investment and expansion in the historic Oklahoma Stockyard's district, GPG has been engaged to provide commercial advisory services and to estimate the district's retail market demand through 2025. Lead planner: Planning & Design Group; Client: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.