• Ron Cieslak

Master Planning

Master Planning involves analyzing your needs and begins to identify how your existing, or new facility and site can provide the necessary space to achieve your mission. A master plan can build upon a previously completed facility analysis, space utilization study, and needs assessment, or it can incorporate those elements into the master planning process. An effective master plan should address the following:

  1. Site design and flexibility for future development.

  2. Building organization and future flexibility.

  3. Conceptual costs for proposed master plan elements.

  4. Potential phasing of master plan implementation.

Master planning should incorporate flexibility for future changes in mission and needs. The best master plan is one which is adaptable to the unknown future.