Robert Melvin, AICP/PP - Principal
Robert Melvin is a licensed professional planner in the State of New Jersey and Principal of Group Melvin Design. Under Bob’s leadership, Group Melvin Design completed a Transfer of Development Rights plan based on neo-traditional design and sustainable principles for Woolwich Township, New Jersey. In his previous position as Director of Planning for Washington Township, Mercer County, Bob was responsible for planning and facilitating implementation of Washington Town Center, cited as the first “New Town” in the State of New Jersey since WWII to be fully designed and positioned for development by a municipality in partnership with the development community. Today, construction of the New Town is nearly completed. He is a founding member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism and has spoken widely throughout the United States about smart growth, sustainable development and neo-traditional design, subjects in which he is considered an expert.