Coastal Magnet provides a wide variety of planning services for private and public sector clients on both large and small scale projects. Coastal Magnet has developed techniques and strategies to assist our clients in solving complex planning problems, which are backed by a multi-disciplinary team of planners, engineers, scientists, surveyors.

No job is too large or small for the staff at Coastal Magnet. Our goal is to provide the highest quality service to our clients with personal attention and commitment to the timely and cost effective completion of projects.

The specialties and capabilities of our planning professionals include the following:

Planning & Program Development

• Visioning
• Feasibility Studies
• Public Participation
• Consensus Building
• Strategic Plans
• Project Management
• Developing Alternatives
• Alternatives Analyses
• Estimating Project Costs & Benefits
• Rendering Expert Opinion
• Evaluation & Appraisal Reports
• USACE Six Step Planning Process
• NEPA Compliance

Among other notable projects, Coastal Magnet has performed planning and engineering design services that supported the successful completion of Feasibility Studies for the Barataria Basin (Caminada Headland) and Terrebonne Basin Barrier Shoreline Restoration Projects. The work on these feasibility studies, in support of the USACE New Orleans District and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, included full participation in the USACE Six Step Planning Process in which we utilized our in-depth knowledge of the USACE Planning Guidance Notebook, Engineer Regulation 11052-100.

In other instances, Coastal Magnet staff have participated as experts on Independent External Peer Review Panels reviewing projects including: water resources, port expansions, feasibility studies, and shoreline protection, among others.

For more information, please contact Coastal Magnet, 954-369-0090,