Floodplain Development: What You Need to Know Before You Build

Did a floodplain designation scare you away from an otherwise great development opportunity? Waterfront properties have a tremendous amount of curb appeal. However, the threat of flooding can also be a deterrent for many real estate developers. If you have the right project and the right expertise, you can develop in a floodplain, and it can be a great investment. In … Read more

Seeking Sites for Development? Here’s Why You Should Get an ALTA Survey

Written by Matthew Kelly, PLS and published in the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal on 9/17/21 An ALTA survey identifies any potential problems that may exist on a property or in historical records. It helps ensure the integrity of the title. If you are buying or selling an existing property, or purchasing land for development, … Read more

New Construction Updates: Summer 2021

Summer is flying by (like it always does) and many of our projects are quickly moving through construction. We have taken advantage of the warm weather and mostly sunny skies to capture some great construction shots. In this blog post, you’ll see the latest construction updates for a new Amazon Delivery Station, a new pharmaceutical … 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

Sustainable Land Development: Tools and Trends

Sustainable land development works with the site’s existing features, while introducing best practices to promote good land stewardship. In recent years, we’ve seen many developers and design professionals take the steps to improve land in more eco-friendly and sustainable ways. We approach every project as an opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment … Read more

Approved: 62 Townhomes Along the Conshohocken Riverfront

Nave Newell recently secured preliminary approval from Whitemarsh Township for 62 townhomes at 901 Washington Street in Conshohocken. A partnership between E. Kahn Development, Vesey Capital, and Gary Toll is developing the 5-acre riverfront site. The new residential community, RIVERplace, will be built by Progressive New Homes. Site Design The development will include 62 townhomes, … Read more

Expert Spotlight: Sherri Daugherty

Years at Nave Newell: 24 years Current Role: Director of Operations Previous Roles at Nave Newell: I started out as a Receptionist, then moved into the Administration Department, then the Accounting Department, and eventually took on HR, Accounting, and Operations.   Expertise: I am Nave Newell’s Employee Advocate. Whether it’s finding the best and most affordable … Read more

Podcast: Trends, Technology, and Teamwork

Episode 3 with Chelsea Bellay and Matt Kelly In our latest podcast, Chelsea Bellay, catches up with Principal and Survey Department Manager, Matt Kelly. During their Friday afternoon chat, Chelsea and Matt talk about how technology and teamwork play an important role in the success of land development and construction projects. Listen to learn: What … Read more

4 Benefits of a Beautiful Commercial Landscape Design

While beauty is not everything, a beautiful commercial landscape design does have many benefits. If you’re planning to develop or renovate a commercial property, a professional landscape design should be part of your budget. For an office complex, retail site, healthcare building, or any other commercial property – plantings, hardscape, site amenities, and lighting elements … Read more