The City of Hastings has invited Robert Gibbs, President of Gibbs Planning Group of Birmingham, Michigan to speak at a public forum discussion on Tuesday, March 3 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Walldorff ballroom on retail and business growth strategies for the city.
Gibbs, who is an urban retail specialist, has advised and planned for over 1,000 cities and new towns around the world and has authored numerous books and articles including “Principles for Urban Retail”.
Rebecca Harvey of McKenna Associates, who consults with the city on planning and economic development, said she is excited to have Gibbs in Hastings. “People are really going to want to hear him, they’ll find him very interesting”.
Robert Gibbs was recently named one of the 100 most influential urbanists of the century.