Today the firm has grown to become the largest real estate planning firm in the region. Our Texas-based team of land use consultants serves the Southwest with a client-first attitude and an unyielding work ethic. This approach has attracted long-term clients, many of which have worked with Masterplan for more than 30 years.  

We help private clients to cut through bureaucratic red tape to expedite real estate development and assist Municipalities with workload management.  


Dallas Dallas Cothrum, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer
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Karl Karl A. Crawley President
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Nicki Nicolle Ketcham Operations Director
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Apply to join our team of land use consultants and become a catalyst for some of the more important real estate development projects in the Southwest.  


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Overcoming Challenges: A Case Study of Extra Space Storage

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Self-Storage Zoning and Approvals: Your ISS Roadshow Recap

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Oct 27 2023

Leading the Charge: Larry Casto Takes the Helm as Managing Director for Masterplan in Austin 

Masterplan's expansion into the Austin landscape took a significant stride...
Oct 12 2023

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Masterplan’s Permitting Marvel: Celebrating the Remarkable Career of Senior Consultant Ethel Green

After more than six years of invaluable and dedicated service, Senior...
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Ready To Open Your Next Self-Storage Location?

Don't let municipal red tape put a stop to your next self-storage project!...