Portland, Maine and Charleston, South Carolina USA


Strategic Planning and Business Development

  • Business Or Infrastructure Assessment
  • Identification Of Information And Research Gaps
  • Preparation Of Request For Proposal And Assessments of Needed Consultants Including Engineering Or Economic Impact Studies
  • Evaluation Of Consultant Responses
  • Integration Of Findings Into The Planning Process
  • Development Of Specific Plan Requirements
  • Step By Step Process For Implementation
  • Schedules And Time Lines For Short And Long Term Planning
  • Cost Implications

Marpro Associates International provides strategic planning services that undertake a complete range of needed steps to develop an appropriate and inclusive planning process. MAI personnel begin with an assessment of current conditions and layout for the executive management team a suggested methodology that looks at all aspects of a planning process. Beginning with a functionality assessment or other appropriate initial review, the team will devise a step by step process that helps executives understand the foundations for decision making and the information necessary to develop a successful process.

MAI has a vast library of available and current research that provides the client with abundant data to make well informed decisions in regard to process and outcome. This approach allows clients to access a wide range of available research in a cost effective manner.

MAI’s goal is to produce a dynamic planning tool for the executive management team as well as provide a vehicle for communications to a wide range of audiences including business leaders, government officials, directors, community leaders, and the general public. MAI objective is to take a total systematic view of a client’s goals as opposed to information derived from narrowly focused disciplines or studies.

MAI objective is to take a total systematic view of a client’s goals as opposed to information derived from narrowly focused disciplines or studies.

PortlandPortland International Jetport PWM

Portland, Maine


MAI personnel managed the design and implementation of a development plan for a fixed based operator expansion including property improvements, request for proposals from qualified candidates, proposal evaluation and acceptance. The project required planning of field and access road improvements and the expansion of hanger capacity for general aviation at the airport.


Churchill, Manitoba-

Churchill, Manitoba Master Plan Master Seaport Plan which looked at port and rail transportation infrastructure including supply chain activities related to the transportation of commodities to the communities around Hudson Bay. The project also required a comprehensive review of infrastructure and operations and development of a strategic action plan for port and transportation improvements.

Marine navigation analysis of the port to determine port limitations in regard to vessel size and identification of marine aids to navigation enhancements.


Yarmouth Nova Scotia, Canada-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Master Plan

Project Manager-Master Seaport Plan for Yarmouth Nova Scotia. The project focused on a redevelopment of port properties to optimize them for community and marine business use. It also looked at freight and commodity movement and potential connections between Nova Scotia and New England including freight and passenger services.


Portland Maine Waterfront Planning

Portland Maine Waterfront


Maine State Pier Operations and Redevelopment

Maine State Pier Operations and Redevelopment



As executive advisors to the management team, we provide vetting services to port, airport, and public officials based on a wide base of available data and project experience, in essence ...
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