With nearly 30 years experience as a Land Consultant Architect, Joe is considered
a leading professional and a valued strategist in the resort development
community. His keen understanding of economic strategies and market sensitivity,
coupled with his vast knowledge of physical land planning, has earned him
the trust of numerous clients throughout North America.
Joe is the Founder of NORR’s antecedent firms, which previously operated as Stonefield Development Consultants with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Dillon, CO. The Stonefield Group of Companies was purchased by the Ingenium Group of Companies in 2008 and was rebranded as NORR Architects Planners. NORR offers Architecture and Planning services globally with a team of 700 design professionals. Joe’s responsibilities include all major aspects of company operations including business development, project management, land use planning, land use documentation and entitlements, and construction coordination.
Joe’s expertise lies in balancing a project’s financial needs with planning and design functional capability, creating an economically viable and comprehensively sustainable development that is both functional and appealing to the market’s life-style expectations. He is often involved with envisioning sessions that employ oral presentation, illustrative sketches, site sections, and 3D simulations in order to define the vision for a project.
He has provided consultancy advice to clients in both the public and private sectors, including master planning and land use regulatory processes for Snowmass Resort and Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado, Killington Resort in Vermont, Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire, Ko Olina Resort in Hawaii, Marine Land and Tide Land in Florida, Rancho Mirage in California, Pointe West in Texas, and Panorama Mountain Resort in B.C.