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.
Lisa Prime, MCIP RPP, is known throughout industry for her ability to bring stakeholders together, identify opportunities, and integrate environmental, business and social considerations into major infrastructure revitalization projects, development plans and policy.
Lisa started PRIME in 2016 to bring her wealth of experience to community planning and sustainability projects across North America. Responsible for millions of dollars of ground-breaking work, Lisa is the recipient of multiple international project awards, with recognition including ULI inaugural Women's Leadership Initiative Championship Team, 2014, and Clean50 Honourable Mention, 2012.
As a recognized leader in both innovative thinking and implementation process, Lisa speaks regularly at conferences and events, including internationally. She also facilitates collaborative sessions with international experts, sharing her broad knowledge and lessons learned for leading practice and innovation in sustainable community development.
She participates in non-profit sustainability work, including Portland's EcoDistricts studio, Ryerson Urban Water Advisory Board and inititatives such as Toronto's Future Cities Network. A Past National Board Member of the Canadian Green Building Council, she continues in CaGBC committee work.
As Principal Consultant, PRIME led the planning team for development of the Regional Growth and Servicing Plan for the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region’s first 30-year regional plan. LEARN MORE >
This strategy supports economic vitality of the small urban and rural communities across the region through labour market needs. PRIME delivered a housing strategy to support this work, using a personas approach and... LEARN MORE >
This smart cities research looked to better understand and define how smart stormwater technology can contribute to the overall stormwater management of runoff within a drainage catchment from a design and operation perspective. LEARN MORE >
PRIME led and facilitated collaboration between Mattamy Homes, Enwave, and the City of Markham to advance a geothermal community energy system in the City of Markham. Learn More >
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 >
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 >
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 >