1. University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Campus Utility Mapping

    For decades, key University of Pittsburgh personnel kept the Bradford Campus facilities and construction projects running smoothly by managing and cross-referencing numerous hardcopy and electronic utility plans and maps that had been created and collected over time. With the upcoming retirement of these key staff, the University of Pittsburgh selected RETTEW to help them turn…

  2. The Reserve at Greenfield

    High Real Estate Group wanted to introduce a new type of market-rate housing in this region of Lancaster County that offered high-end amenities and proximity to goods and services. The selected site was close to shopping, dining, and local attractions, but was constrained by a floodplain, which presented challenges in designing a stormwater system that…

  3. U-Gro Center at Lime Spring Farm

    U-GRO, an early learning center and day care provider, wanted to build a facility in a fast-growing area of Lancaster County to meet the child care needs of families in the region. A location was selected, but the small, 2.67-acre site did not have room for sufficient water quality and stormwater facilities. And, this fast-track…

  4. Comcast Innovation and Technology Center Safety Consulting

    When constructing the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York and Chicago, virtually every fitout component is handled multiple times. As such, there is increased risk of injury during delivery, unloading, transporting, shakeout, and installation of critical units like the HVAC systems. For this 1,121-foot-tall, 1.5 million-SF skyscraper, RETTEW worked as the on-site…

  5. The Junction Center

    Looking to expand their existing facility that houses a local radio station, The Junction Center built a new 7,500-SF multi-use performing arts venue, called Landis Hall, to host various events. The project was an adaptive reuse of an existing building — an excellent opportunity to repurpose a vacant property. There were several challenges on the…

  6. 520 Hamilton 3D Laser Scanning

    Part of the larger City Center Allentown project is 520 Hamilton, a new six-story mixed-use building with retail and luxury residences. Ensuring the preservation and integrity of the buildings surrounding the site during demolition and construction required precise measurements. To accomplish this, RETTEW used 3D laser scanning in addition to traditional surveying methods. This technology…

  7. Willow Valley Crossroads Development

    As property manager and developer Willow Valley looked at what would be their biggest commercial expansion to date, they realized they needed someone to handle the minutia of plan details as well as the big-picture strategy. This particular development involved an overall master plan for an approximately 60,000-SF commercial property on 80 acres that incorporated…

  8. Houck First Aid and CPR Training

    A regional construction services company, Houck Group, Inc. (Houck), was in need of renewing the first aid and CPR certification for many of their employees. They turned to RETTEW’s Safety Consulting group to detail the training within their specific applications and timeline. While standard first aid and CPR classes are lecture-based with limited hands-on opportunities,…

  9. Retail Site Redevelopment

    Willow Valley wanted to develop two pad sites where a motor lodge once stood. This effort was part of an overall master plan for several commercial projects on an 80-acre property. After facilitating the demolition permitting for the motel, we turned our focus to redeveloping this site by right-sizing the pads for a CVS Pharmacy…

  10. Lancaster Regional Business Center Site Development

    The client wanted to develop a high-profile office building on a site that had minimal stormwater facilities and a floodplain that covered a quarter of the property. They also needed to preserve a major culvert, which allowed stormwater to pass through the site to the floodplain area. The project required more advanced stormwater facilities, while…

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Manufacturing Video Contest for PA Students

Another school year, another fun contest! RETTEW was proud to again sponsor the “What’s So Cool about Manufacturing?”…

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RETTEW Welcomes Daniel Simpson

  RETTEW recently hired Daniel Simpson as a Project Manager in our Denver, Colorado office. A Registered Environmental…

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