H. Edward Black and Associates, Ltd. offers comprehensive expertise in land and site planning through landscape architecture and engineering.  Our licensed Landscape Architects and Civil Engineers, Computer-Aided-Design(CAD) designers, and administrative and support staff provide qualified and professional support from an idea to occupancy. Every project and client are unique. You deserve the custom services that H. Edward Black and Associates, Ltd. can provide you.

Land Planning

     Our firm provides the full range of land development services, from plan preparation to permitting. Our specialties include planned residential communities; commercial and industrial developments; schools, college campuses and libraries; corporate headquarters; retirement communities; recreational planning; and urban planning and redevelopment.

Site Master Planning


     We provide master planning services for all size projects. By gaining a thorough understanding of the property and desires of the client we are able to strategically locate a development that maximizes site potential while preserving and enhancing natural environment features. Capturing the function of your program is the goal of master planning.

Civil Engineering


     HEBlack offers a full range of Civil Engineering services that are critical to a successful land development project. Our in-house capabilities enable us to offer faster and more economical professional engineering services to our clients. Civil Engineering services provided by our firm include: storm water management, utility design, erosion and sedimentation control and permitting.

Urban Development

     From business district improvements to streetscape enhancements, civic plazas and urban parks and playgrounds, HEBlack specializes in urban redevelopment and revitalization projects. By studying and understanding accessory uses of traffic, pedestrians, users and others, we are able to provide developmental guidance that enhances the existing fabric of the surrounding built environment.

Parks and Recreation


     With a host of awards, HEBlack is highly regarded in the park and recreational planning industries. Projects we have undertaken range from small playgrounds to mammoth regional parks and recreational facilities, large performing arts and sports complexes, nature centers and preserves, formal or themed gardens, and much more.

Construction Administration


     Like construction management, Construction Administration is an ongoing service that facilitates your project being built the way it was intended. Our staff monitors your project on a continuous basis and acts as your representative with various contractors and subcontractors. We work to ensure that plans and schedules are adhered to while providing periodic written reviews, site visits, job conference leadership and payment review.

Land Acquisition and Negotiation


     We provide professional land acquisition and site assemblage services to further facilitate your development project. We have extensive experience in aggregating land for development.