Benefits of Quarantine Gardening

Even if you haven’t been a gardener in the past, you may find yourself taking it up this year to get some fresh air, stay busy, add some color to your landscape and your tabletop! The head of our landscape architecture department, Paul Lepard, RLA, PP, recently shared the story of how gardening started his … Read more

Which Municipalities Are Accepting Applications and Submissions

You might be surprised to hear, but some municipalities are still accepting land development applications and submissions. This week has brought guidance for re-opening for the construction industry and new legislation from Governor Tom Wolf detailing how municipalities can conduct public meetings and hearings electronically during this time. While policies and procedures are in constant … Read more

Nave Newell Response to COVID-19

At Nave Newell, like many of you, we are working to modify our business practices to keep everyone safe. For the safety of our clients and employees, our office will be closed to the public. However, our employees will be working, some remotely, to continue to service you and your projects. If you have in-person … Read more

Outdoor Senior Living Design Trends

Seniors are putting outdoor amenities high on their list when selecting a new place to call home. Therefore, senior living developers who incorporate a well-planned landscape and hardscape into their site design not only increase market appeal, but also provide a better quality of life for residents. Here are several outdoor senior living design trends … Read more

City of Philadelphia Development Process

A Step-By-Step Guide Every land development project comes with its own complexities. We understand that trying to prepare for the City of Philadelphia’s planning and development permit review process can feel overwhelming. That’s why, when a new client asked us to help them with their first project in Philadelphia – we gave them a detailed … Read more

Event Recap: 2019 HBA Legislative Breakfast

Greg Newell recently spoke to local legislators and home builders in West Chester at the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Chester & Delaware Counties Legislative Breakfast. The annual event covers legislative, regulatory, and political updates. Each year, Greg is invited to provide a regulatory update on the state of the land development process and stormwater … Read more