Land Planning

Land Planning

Right from the get-go.

7gen develops land plans that provide options for clients to manage the development of their land while furthering the welfare of communities. We strive to meet these objectives with every plan by conducting a systematic assessment of the sites potential, safeguarding the community’s natural resources, identifying alternatives for land use, and optimizing economic and social conditions. This process is used to select and present the best land-use options to our clients. The culmination is a plan that provides for sustainable, healthful, and attractive environments for present and future generations.

  • Master-planned communities
  • Mixed-use development
  • Land use planning
  • Residential streets and lot plans
  • Commercial and business parks
  • Recreation, parks and open space planning and design
  • Community character
  • Development entitlements
  • Plant Facilities and Detention

    Nearly every community in the Houston region will include a water plant, wastewater plant, lift stations and detention ponds. So why is it that these necessary components are so negatively visible in some communities — and almost invisible in others? In rare instances, some of these components actually work to beautify and enhance communities!  Read more >

  • Why You Should Hire a Professional Planner

    There are many occasions in which a first meeting with a developer is spent processing the numerous reasons a plan (that was initially done by the engineers or architects) is not meeting the needs of the developer’s project vision and goals. Many developers attempt to minimize costs during the due diligence phase by having these professionals make an attempt at the initial plan. Unfortunately, skimping on this phase could be costly later or lost revenue never realized.  Read more >

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Master-Planned Community

    So, you have been looking for that great piece of property for your next, or maybe your first, Master-Planned Community (MPC) to develop. How do you know which one to pull the trigger on? There are many things to consider of course, and of those, the following five elements have continued to be either an opportunity and/or constraint as to if a parcel of land will make a great MPC. A professional land planner can evaluate each of these and interpret the impacts these elements have on your vision.   Read more >