Resiliency & Innovation

Cultivating resiliency and leveraging innovation are key aspects of our approach, leading to solutions that are dynamic, adaptive and flexible.


Our solutions are focused on community scale design. Prime Strategy & Planning's objective is to ensure balance between natural systems and development.


We believe in the power of partnerships. Collaboration and partnerships are key opportunities to support funding and the advancement of innovation.


Prime Strategy & Planning

A unique and strategic approach

Prime Strategy & Planning (Prime) is a professional services firm committed to supporting governments, the development industry and corporate clients transition to a sustainable future.

The current climate change agenda requires a redefined approach for planning and development. Performance metrics need to be defined and then integrated directly into implementation plans. Policy, regulatory and financial barriers can be addressed via strategic collaborations and partnerships. Progressive leaders need to work together to advance resiliency and leverage innovation to reach our climate action goals.

To learn more about our unique approach and to unlock the potential for success in your project, contact Prime.

Key Focus areas
  • Community Development
  • Stakeholder Collaboration
  • Defining Corporate Metrics
  • Climate Action Planning
  • Environmental Approvals
  • Strategic Policy
Featured Clients

A champion of Change

Lisa A Prime


Lisa is an environmental planning expert with over two decades of experience in recognized projects, including leading development of Waterfront Toronto's sustainability program, innovation and environmental approvals.

An industry leader in sustainable community development, Lisa is known for her exceptional ability to work strategically with engaged partners, creating progressive solutions to complex problems. Her innovative thinking and skill in navigating uncertainty generates strong alternative solutions to the dilemmas and roadblocks faced by her clients.

Senior roles in both government and the private sector have given Lisa a wealth of local and global knowledge and access to a wide network of change-makers. She is an expert in collaborating with approval authorities to create the best outcomes for the projects she works on. 

Project Experience

Making a Difference, one Project at a Time

Photo courtesy of City Clock Magazine


Acting as a strategic advisor, Prime worked collaboratively with Metrolinx to help shape one of the most important plans for the GTHA

The new plan advances transportation solutions and innovation for the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. Prime helped strategically hone the vision and content while coordinating internal teams and external consultants. LEARN MORE >

Climate Strategy & Planning Services, CRH Canada

Catalyzing change for one of the nation's leading building materials manufacturers and construction companies

Joining forces with Quinn & Partners, Prime facilitated the development of a Climate Strategy Plan. Success required best practice research and smoothly facilitated sessions with both corporate staff and plant operations. LEARN MORE >

Rendering courtesy of City of Brampton, created by The Planning Partnership


Prime provides important strategy to advance flood protection and revitalization for local municipality

Prime provided strategic support to  advance flood protection and planning for resiliency in an important downtown core of the City of Brampton. Prime also led a workshop process to define resiliency objectives for the Riverwalk project, bringing together international and local experts, staff and stakeholders. LEARN MORE >

Development Innovation Support, Mattamy Homes

Prime works with Mattamy team on strategy and collaboration with key project partners for community-based innovation in new development

Strategic sustainability support is provided by Prime for various sites in Ontario. Collaboration amongst core stakeholders was achieved via facilitated workshops, strategic meetings, and advisory services. LEARN MORE >

Savings by Design Program Review, Enbridge Gas

Prime's expertise in establishing leadership building requirements provided focus for updating this important incentive program

Combining forces with with RWDI and Quadrangle Architects, Prime worked with the team to complete a review of the Enbridge building incentive program, Savings by Design. The plan defined leadership in building design, supported a net zero climate change agenda and was well aligned with other programs. LEARN MORE >

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