Avalon Associates began serving clients in
September 1983. The company is owned by Philip A. Smith who
acquired the Planning and Development Division of Crandell
Associates, P.C., an architectural firm located in Glens
Falls, New York.
Initially, the Planning and Development business firm was
established in 1968 to provide a broad range of urban
planning, project design, and financing services to public
and private clients. We also worked with developers to
package public and private financing including equity
syndication to build new affordable housing projects.
For nearly 25 years, our work has focused primarily on
community development programming and implementation for
smaller cities, counties, towns and villages throughout
upstate New York. We currently serve various municipalities
and nonprofit community organizations in more than 10