Robert Gibbs

Robert Gibbs, FASLA, AICP, is President of Gibbs Planning Group (gibbsplanning.com). A charter member of the American and European Congress for the New Urbanism, Robert teaches at Harvard's Graduate School of Design's Executive Education program and is author of Principles for Urban Retail.

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Corner stores can anchor a neighborhood

Corner stores are the smallest and most useful type of retail—here's how to make them succeed.
ROBERT GIBBSFEB. 10, 2020
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Village centers offer quick and local shopping

The village center is a walkable urban retail type comprising a small group of shops that allow nearby residents to make quick purchases—often on the way home.
ROBERT GIBBSAPR. 6, 2020
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After the lockdown, new opportunities for downtown shopping districts

Main Street areas stand to do well as a result of entrepreneurial activity and market forces in the aftermath of the coronavirus.
ROBERT GIBBSMAY. 22, 2020