Director of Planning | Associate

Virginia Beach, VA


Walt Cole is passionate about land stewardship and believes landscape architects offer a unique skill set in the design and planning of resilient communities. Walt brings more than 30 years of experience in land planning and design to his role as market leader of Master Planning.

Walt’s experience ranges from community master plans to site-specific landscape design, and he has successfully completed a broad range of award-winning projects including community revitalization, urban design, parks and recreation, parkways and streetscapes, corporate facilities, and themed attractions.

He is a past president of the Virginia Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects and has a long history of involvement with ASLA, APA, ULI and allied professional organizations. He is an advocate for resiliency and sustainability in design and planning and is a frequent conference speaker on those subjects.