About Us

The Collaborative Firm, established in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2001, offers its clients an array of expertise in urban planning, program management, engineering support and architectural services. Our multi-disciplinary team of professionals has extensive experience working with city, county and state governmental entities, as well as private-sector firms, at the policy and executive staff levels. This experience makes firm professionals distinctly qualified to provide planning, program management and strategic solutions to our clients and partners. The Collaborative Firm, LLC provides the following essential services to its clients:


The Collaborative Firm offers the expertise of seasoned professionals with extensive public and private sector experience in land use planning, public involvement, community redevelopment, urban design, and municipal planning and zoning services.

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Program Management

The Collaborative Firm provides its public and private sector clients with complete program management solutions that ensure timely delivery of all phases of a project. Approaching each project with the end in mind, Firm professionals are committed to delivering projects on schedule while exceeding expectations from a cost and quality perspective. The Firm specializes in providing clients with services that span the entire life-cycle of a project, from planning and design to post-construction.

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Professionals of The Collaborative Firm combine knowledge and experience in policy, land use planning, development, and community engagement to assist clients with every aspect of the development process, including site analysis, development conceptualization, and navigating the entitlement process. The end result is always the same: a quality development with support of the surrounding community.

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is essential to a project’s success, and should be executed at the onset. The Collaborative Firm believes in early engagement of community stakeholders and other key entities, which generally results in a manageable project while providing a platform to address issues and opportunities. Firm professionals utilize a three-pronged approach to community engagement that includes the Research/Exploratory Phase, developing a Community Engagement Plan and employing a Performance Standards Model.

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