Expert Spotlight: Q & A with Meghan Shomper

Title: Landscape Architect Years at Nave Newell: 4.5 Education: Penn State University – BS in Horticulture, Temple University – BS in Landscape Architecture Favorite project:  Woodbine- it has a great combination of structured and natural landscape that has been fun to design! Favorite Nave Newell Way Fundamental: #10- Be relentless about improvement. I find there are always new … Read more

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.” 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 … Read more

Expert Spotlight: Q & A with Tim Brennan

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: … 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

Know Your Boundaries

Whether it is an industrial, commercial, or residential property, the location of the property boundary is one of first things an owner should know. Have you ever wondered exactly where your property boundaries are?  Many people who own property do not know where their property ends and their neighbors begins. They tend to rely on … 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