“The Hillsboro School District retained Ed Murphy & Associates to assist us with the land use approvals needed for two of our new elementary schools.  Mr. Murphy was particularly helpful because of his timeliness, thoroughness, attention to details, and follow-through.  He is able to provide advise on strategy and approach, yet take direction from District officials.  His communication and organizational skills, and his ability to work diplomatically but firmly with city staff members, allowed us to secure our land use approvals as quickly as possible.  Ed Murphy is someone you can trust to provide great value for the services provided.  I highly recommend Ed Murphy & Associates for any land use planning projects.”  – Loren Rogers, Director of Facilities, Planning, and Property, Hillsboro School District

“I just wanted to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for the outstanding work you did on getting the District through the Conditional Use Permitting process with the City of Milwaukie.  Your work on the school projects was of the highest quality.  Your attention to detail, anticipation of city requirements, interaction with city staff, and detailed presentation materials made these three applications successful.  I would never hesitate to recommend your company to any individual, company or public entity that needed a true professional to guide them through the land use permitting process.” Garry M. Kryszak, Capital Projects Manager, North Clackamas School District

“Ed Murphy & Associates were a great asset in helping Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) secure a Comprehensive Plan change and zone change with four variances for a proposed multifamily development.  Ed is a knowledgeable and experienced in land use regulation and law.  We found him calm, professional and available.  Were we to need additional consulting services, CPAH would look to Ed Murphy & Associates again.” Sheila Greenlaw-Fink, Executive Director, Community Partners for Affordable Housing

“Ed’s work stands out because of the consistent, professional and thorough way in which he approaches each assignment.   Ed presents his findings and recommendations in an objective and balanced manner.  Ed will continue to be my first choice for land use planning consulting services.” Brian McCarl, Brian McCarl & Co. (currently VP of Acquisitions, Newland Communities NW)

“Ed Murphy & Associates has consistently provided us with both timely and economical responses to our requests.  The firm has displayed a keen understanding of the particular issue at hand and the work product has always been highly focused with an absence of extraneous information.  I would highly recommend Ed Murphy & Associates to others needing consulting services in regard to land use planning and development issues.” Doug Draper, (former) Vice President, Newland Communities NW

“Ed has proven himself to be the ideal consultant.  In terms of professionalism and expertise, he thoroughly understood the assignment and successfully completed his contract with the City.   I was impressed by his knowledge of the subject, his ability to present and explain it in comprehensive terms, and to respond to questions and concerns of various committee members in an honest and respectful way. He responds to questions quickly and accurately.   He follows through with tasks until their successful conclusion.”  James E. Huber, Community Development Director, City of Grants Pass

“Mr. Murphy did an excellent job of researching the issues involved [in creating the Local Improvement District] and working on our behalf to convince the City…to undertake the project. The value Mr. Murphy provided on this project was substantial, and our firm will definitely work with Mr. Murphy again in the future.” Todd R. Sheaffer, Chief Operating Officer, Specht Development