Ed Holmes, AICP

Edward Holmes is a certified planner with over 35 years of experience focusing on incorporating sustainable planning strategies into redevelopment, master planning, environmental justice, and land use plans. As an urban planner and Principal in EHI Consultants, Ed has created sustainable development frameworks that provide benchmark considerations for future environmentally responsible planning and sustainable neighborhoods. Ed has direct experience with numerous public-sector and private-sector projects throughout the Southeast United States. He has been recognized by the planning profession for his planning efforts in neighborhood planning, environmental justice and farmland preservation.

Ed’s specialties include urban planning / urban design, environmental justice, adaptive reuse, neighborhood, housing, community land trusts, social equity and justice, concept development, site development programs, design guidelines / standards, green infrastructure and building practices.


Bachelor of Arts, Urban Planning & Design
University of Cincinnati

Coursework Harvard Graduate School of Design
Real Estate Finance & Development


American Institute of Certified Planners

Kentucky Chapter and National American Planning Association


Neighborhood & Land Use Planning

Regulatory Oversight

Public Facilitation & Socioeconomic Analysis