Effective Facilities PLANNING                   

Rubicon Planning combines extensive knowledge, experience and capabilities in Army Real Property Master Planning services, to provide requirements analyses, force structure evaluations, Tabulations of Existing and Required Facilities (TABs), criteria development and all other related studies.
We are expert in the use and application of the Army’s Legacy Planning Systems (FPS, RPLANS, ACTS, and ISR), and can support the Army planning community as these systems migrate from the legacy platforms to the integrated systems web environment, as typified by WebRPLANS.

Our knowledge of the policies, processes, and procedures that drive those automated systems adds an extra dimension of flexibility.  Because those policies, processes, and procedures are based on sound planning principles, and established Army planning criteria and standards, we are equally comfortable using sophisticated software or a “stubby pencil” to develop complete, comprehensive, auditable and relevant analyses for all our clients.
We have developed unparalleled expertise and have detailed knowledge of military force structure and operational requirements that are critical to Army strategic and facilities master planning.

Rubicon’s experience and familiarity with the Army’s changing corporate environment and regulations make us a valuable asset for any facilities master plan effort.  The depth of our analytical capabilities in military processes is unique in the Army master planning arena.  These abilities enable us to take complex challenges and create positive solutions.


Rubicon featured in an article published in Valley Business Front, a publication for up and coming and established businesses in the Roanoke and New River Valleys.  Link  Article begins on page 34.

Rubicon is pleased to welcome Nora Kelly to our team.  Nora brings twenty years of experience in many diverse fields, including facilities management, interior design, and education, including two years supporting the Army’s MWR facilities program.

Rubicon Planning is pleased to announce that Mr. Joseph Tomley has joined the Rubicon Team.  Mr. Tomley proudly served our country as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.  Mr. Tomley has over fourteen years of leadership experience both as a military officer and as a Project Manager with the U.S. Federal Government.

Rubicon Planning was pleased to send two representatives to the Master Planning Summit in Houston, Texas, 7-9 March 2009.  The summit was hosted and sponsored by Headquarters, Installation Management Command (IMCOM) and featured presentations and discussion for installation master planners and real property and realty specialists at Army installations, IMCOM regions, Major Commands and the Army Corps of Engineers.

This event provided invaluable education and insight to current and future initiatives impacting the Army’s real property planning community.

Rubicon Planning is pleased to announce that Mr. Matthew Kirmse has joined the Rubicon Team.  Mr. Kirmse has over eleven years of direct Army facilities planning experience.  Most recently Mr. Kirmse served as the Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) program manager and subject matter expert for the Army’s modernization efforts for barracks.  Mr. Kirmse was responsible for the development, planning, programming, coordination and execution of all phases of the Army’s ~6.5 Billion Training Barracks Modernization Program (BMP) and the Operational Readiness Training Complex (ORTC) Program.

We are pleased to announce that Rubicon has joined the Colorado Datascapes, LLC team to provide master planning services through the Corps of Engineers’ Huntsville Center (contract number W912DY-06-D-0004).  We are looking forward to working with Colorado Datascapes and the Huntsville Center in providing quality planning services to clients throughout the Army.

For more information, please send an e-mail to, or call us at 540-344-7140.