What Is Land Development - and How Do I Get Started?

Heather Diemer - Tuesday, March 05, 2019
When people ask us, “What do you do?” our answer is typically, “We specialize in land development.” So, What Is Land Development? Simple definition = Land development is the process in which you make improvements to a piece of land. Real world definition = Land development is a complex process that involves the evaluation, planning, engineering, and construction of improvements on a piece of land based on codes and regulations set by the municipality and regulatory agencies. Whether you’re an experienced developer or just starting out, each property brings unique opportunities and challenges. If you have any of these questions, Nave Newell can help. What can I build on my property? What is the land use?  [Read more] 

Expert Spotlight: Q & A with Tim Brennan

Heather Diemer - Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Title: Principal Years at Nave Newell: 14 Education: Villanova – BSCE & MSCE Favorite project: Melmark – a wonderful client with unique & ever-changing campus needs Favorite Nave Newell Way Fundamental: #1 - Do What’s Best for the Client Expertise: I’m Nave Newell’s EXPERT in Relationship Building Family: Wife Nicole and sons - John (23), Tommy (21) and daughter - Julia (17) FUN QUESTIONS: Childhood dream job: Captain of a fishing boat at Jersey Shore Hidden talents: Saltwater surf fishing (including nighttime); cook; novice squash player (I’d like to say singing, but I can’t) Quote to live by: "I’m a Great Believer in Luck. The Harder I Work, the M [Read more] 


We specialize in providing civil engineering, land surveying, land planning, and landscape architecture services to the communities within Chester County, PA; Delaware County, PA; Montgomery County, PA; Bucks County, PA; and the City of Philadelphia. Our portfolio also includes work throughout DE, MD, NJ, and VA.