What’s Shakin’ in Pennsylvania?

If you are like me, you probably stopped what you were doing on the morning of April 5th around 10:30 and thought to yourself, “What the heck was that?” Then my memory flashed back to August 23, 2011, with the same wavy, dizzy sensation of an earthquake. As you know, the severity of an earthquake … Read more

Winter Internship Wonderland!

Nave Newell is delighted to introduce and extend heartfelt thanks to Mackenzie Howell, our exceptional winter intern hailing from the esteemed Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Delaware. Joining us over her winter break, Mackenzie has seamlessly integrated into our team in the Land Planning Department. Her willingness to take on challenges, coupled with … Read more

Wrapping Up an Incredible Internship!

Nave Newell bid a fun-filled farewell to our summer intern, Liam McLaughlin. It was an honor to have Liam work as a part of our team, and we want to thank him for being a fantastic and upbeat intern. Liam showed creativity, determination, and the drive necessary to make it in this industry. We found … Read more

Liam McLaughlin, Summer Intern

We are excited to introduce Liam McLaughlin, our summer intern! Liam will be a Junior at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is majoring in Environmental Engineering. In fact, Liam just returned from a semester abroad in Sydney, Australia. We had a feeling he had recently traveled when he called our parking lot the “car park!” … Read more

Joe Turpin, Staff Engineer

We are excited to introduce Joe Turpin, who recently joined our team as a staff engineer. Joe was born and raised within the engineering and landscape architecture realm, and brings years of experience with an extensive portfolio of work in construction, installation, environmental craftsmanship, and stormwater management. Joe is a recent graduate of Pennsylvania State University, … Read more

Meet Our Land Planners and Landscape Architects

They leverage the perfect balance of art and science. They create a site plan that achieves the highest and best land use for your land, while thoughtfully placing amenities to create an attractive environment and improve quality of life. Together, they work closely with our clients and civil engineers to incorporate a well-planned and inspired landscape and hardscape … Read more

Quick Submission Beats Zoning Change Along Philadelphia’s Main Line

1237 Lancaster Avenue, along Philadelphia’s Main Line, a tiny .34-acre site that presented a redevelopment opportunity. Previously an older residence, it’s situated along a stretch of Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) where many properties have been converted to commercial use. When our land planners got involved, an upcoming Township Zoning Ordinance amendment required an extremely quick … Read more

Expert Spotlight: Joe Larkins

Role: Survey Technician Expertise: Joe Larkins is Nave Newell’s EXPERT in ALTA Surveys and Palaeography. How did you become an expert in ALTA Surveys? After many years working in both the field and the office, you tend to come across many different situations, and as one gains experience, there are more internal resources and situations … Read more

What We Worked on This Year – Top Projects of 2022

Every December along with holiday parties and shopping comes year-end reviews to plan for the new year! This year, when we looked at Nave Newell’s top projects of 2022, it was interesting to see the diversity of project types. Throughout 2022, our team has worked on the design, permitting, and approvals of everything from affordable … Read more