Helping the public sector identify strategic investments generates new business opportunities and increases private sector financial support.
As a multidisciplinary economic development firm, Destination by Design partners with towns, counties, states, agencies, and community organizations to improve their built environment, and to help promote their assets to visitors, new residents, and future investors.
One way we do this is by telling the unique story of each project through branding and messaging, graphic design, photography, video and web design.
Another is by concentrating on place-based economic development and value creation—integral elements to our comprehensive planning and design approach.
Our Downtown Revitalization services range from infrastructure planning and implementation, to place branding, and marketing campaigns. Through prior experience, informed research, and public engagement methods, we provide the insight for you to make the strategic public infrastructure and promotional investments necessary to attract private investment, engage local residents and visitors, and breathe new life into your downtown.
Greenways & Trails
Greenways and trails are in our DNA. With experience in a variety of urban and rural settings, our team is well-equipped to provide an expansive set of greenway and trail services – from regional system planning and design, to construction and implementation. We even offer sustainable trail building workshops.
Through innovative product development, we help destinations elevate their profile and tap into the tourism economy. Whether promoting existing assets, developing strategy, or planning, funding and implementing new tourism anchor products, we stand ready to help communities transition into a next-level destinations.
Every community is unique. Our in-house Communications Studio offers a range of branding services to help your community uncover and communicate its story, including brand research, community and stakeholder engagement, strategy creation, logo and identity design, as well as brand implementation.
Promoting your community through marketing campaigns and advertisements, developing tourism infrastructure and attractions, and providing information and support to visitation and commerce. The goal of destination marketing is to increase visibility, attract residents and investment, enhance brand recognition and encourage word of mouth. This provides economic benefits and helps preserve and promote the community’s unique sense of place.
Recreation Master Planning
Our Recreation Master Planning services include system-wide and site-specific master planning as well as design, engineering, and construction documents. With a range of capabilities, our team is ready to enhance your community’s quality of life through recreation planning, design, and development.
Land Use Planning
We offer a range of Land Use Planning services, from regional and comprehensive plans to small area and civic ones. Coupled with innovative public engagement techniques and our multidisciplinary approach to planning, our team provides community-driven plans packed with the visual tools necessary to publicize and execute your unique community vision.
Check out our entire portfolio of work, get in touch and learn what we can do for you.