What is Land Development – and How Do I Get Started?

When people ask us, “What do you do?” our answer is typically, “We specialize in 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 … Read more

Affordable Housing: Where is the Opportunity?

For many, a home in Chester County is simply out of reach. In order to attract and retain workforce talent close to suburban employment centers, we need a solution. The lack of affordable workforce housing in our area has become a hot topic getting the attention it needs. Back in December, I attended the Chester … Read more

Is It Time to Garden Yet?

If you are like me, you can’t help but want to get your yard and garden back to the glory days of warmer weather. Unfortunately, our growing zones in the northeast do not comply with this wish! Therefore, I have come up with some options to help sooth my gardening soul during the winter months.  … Read more

Boundary Surveys – Know Your Boundaries

When do you need a boundary survey? Whether you have an industrial, commercial, or residential property, the location of the property boundary is one of first things you should know. Many people do not know where their property ends. They rely on hearsay from others (i.e. former owners, neighbors, or realtors). Why should I get … Read more

7 Fall Lawn Care Tips to Do Right Now

Wow, fall came fast and furious! We just had the first frost. Time to get your property all ready for the winter months ahead to assure a beautiful spring! Here are some great tips to help you get your yard ready for the cold. Hold on though… we have something for all those gardeners out … Read more

Equus Capital plans spec office building

Equus Capital Partners is proposing to develop a five-story, 145,000-square-foot office building at the corner of Swedesford Road and Old Eagle School Road in Tredyffrin that will be a little unconventional. It will be made using mass timber. Not only that, it will be built on speculation with no tenants lined up to fill the … Read more

Best Bulbs for Fall Planting

Do you like to plan ahead? Fall is a great time for planting ahead, especially spring-flowering bulbs. Bulb planting season starts once your soil temperature reaches about 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Now, you may wonder what am I going to do, take my soils temperature! Well, you don’t have too.  There are other ways to gauge when … Read more

What is Company Culture?

Written by Nave Newell’s First Impressions Officer – Danielle Lapteff This weekend, a friend of mine was talking about an upcoming job interview. He’d read that he should inquire about company culture. The problem was that he wasn’t sure what that actually meant. Even though he had worked at a few different places, none of those … Read more

When Do I Need an ALTA Survey?

Everything in life is situational, including the need for an ALTA survey.   Typically, ALTA surveys are performed with most real estate transactions that involve commercial, industrial, and large residential properties. These transaction are complex and involve a number of different parties.  Whether an acquisition or refinancing; ALTA surveys are highly preferred and often required by:•    … Read more