For over 35 years...surrounding our Clients in beautiful, functional environments.

Luther E. Smith & Associates, one of the leading land planning and design firms in Western North Carolina. LSA provides project strategy planning, land planning and site design services to landowners, developers, conservation organizations, and communities, with projects ranging in size from a few acres to over 20,000 acres. With extensive experience in the mountain regions of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee, we understand the complexities of mountain terrain, local ordinances, and long-range development programs.

For your commercial and residential needs, we bring to the table fresh ideas with an approach that results not only in amazing designs, but a look that is tailored to your needs.

We take a practical, comprehensive approach with long term commitment to our projects. Because we take time to fully understand your goals and priorities, we are able to design and coordinate complex projects on your behalf.

This outstanding level of service has resulted in our long term success and consistent referrals.

  • Land Planning and Landscape Architecture
    • Property Evaluation
    • Land Planning
    • Master Planning
    • Residential Communities
    • Recreation Areas
    • Streetscape Design
    • Commercial Development
    • Site Engineering and Design
    • Industrial Development
    • Institutional Projects
    • Residential Landscapes
    • Construction Documents
    • Project Management and Construction Administration
    • Design Charrettes
    • Erosion Control Design
    • Low-impact Stormwater Design
    • Conservation Easement Design and Consulting
  • Consulting Services
    • Regulatory Investigation and Permitting
    • Land Analysis and Evaluation
    • Project Strategy Planning
    • Project Evaluation and Restructuring
    • Project Feasibility Studies
    • Zoning and Permitting Consultation and Representation
    • Organizational Structuring including Program Definitions, Team Development, Legal, Marketing, Regulatory Approvals, and Financing
    • Financial Modeling and Packaging
    • Marketing Documents