Bob Zumwalt


Bob leads McAdams’ Planning + Design Group and provides expertise across McAdams’s market sectors, while also having a prominent leadership role with key client accounts.

With over 24 years of experience in permitting, master planning and landscape architecture, Bob is a sought-after resource from clients that have worked with him. In addition, his past experience includes time as a golf course designer and a land acquisition manager for a national home builder.

These diverse experiences afford Bob a unique approach to assisting clients with their project needs, whether it is site selection, due diligence, entitlement or master planning. Bob not only develops a vision for the optimal design and functionality of a community, but he understands the critical elements necessary to transition innovative design concepts into extraordinary communities.

Bob operates seamlessly in multiple jurisdictions around the Triangle and his body of work for the firm is widely recognized. Our team of Planners and Landscape Architects, under Bob’s direction, is routinely engaged to represent complex and difficult projects, both large and small, because of Bob’s expertise in design as well as the political and permitting arenas.