Did You Know Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Need to Be ADA Compliant?

While you may be aware how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to your property, did you know that electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) are considered a new site element and need to be accessible to all users? Increased demand for electric vehicle charging stations Sales of hybrid and electric vehicles are on the … Read more

Connor Carey, Staff Engineer

We are excited to introduce Connor Carey, who recently joined our team as a staff engineer. Connor comes to us from the Delaware County Conservation District. Since so much of our world is focused on stormwater management and NPDES permits, gaining an expert from the regulatory side is a huge help. Connor received his Bachelor’s … Read more

Expert Spotlight: Connor Shivetts

Years at Nave Newell: 5 years Current Role: Recently promoted to Site Design Engineer Previous Roles at Nave Newell: Started as a Staff Engineer   Education: Pennsylvania State University – Bachelors of Science, Civil Engineering Expertise: City of Philadelphia Permitting Expert I especially enjoy working on projects that involve stormwater management in the City of … Read more

Golf’s Resurgence Results in New Golf and Country Club Projects

Years after many golf and country clubs closed and sold their property to home builders, golf has made an incredible comeback! So have golf and country club projects. Golf’s rise in popularity Out of the chaos of COVID, came a resurgence of outdoor activities. People started spending time on the golf course as a way … Read more

“Putting” an End to Hunger

Nave Newell recently held its First Annual Mini Golf Challenge and Food Drive in coordination with local nonprofit, Fiorenza’s Food for Friends (F4). F4 provides nonprofit organizations with access to free local sources of food, to distribute to people in their communities who are facing food insecurity. “F4 is honored and humbled to receive continued … Read more

Floodplain Development: How to Get Approval to Build in a Floodplain

You made the decision to develop a property in a floodplain. You have identified the floodway and floodplain boundaries. Now it’s time to devise a strategy to get approval to build in a floodplain. In this post, the second of a two-part blog series, we’ll look at how you can modify the floodway and floodplain … Read more

Project Spotlight: New Landscape and Hardscape Design Improves Campus Entrance

Known for its beautiful arboretum campus, it only made sense that Haverford College wanted to elevate a prominent location with a new landscape and hardscape design. The goal of this project was to visually enhance the Whitehead Campus Center entrance, while also improving access and wayfinding from the parking lot. Haverford College wanted to create … Read more

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