1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Liberty North Redevelopment

    Using our diverse mix of services, RETTEW worked with the owner to transform what was once the site of the abandoned Armstrong World Industries flooring factory, into a vibrant mixed-use campus in Lancaster City. The work included researching the previous environmental conditions, stormwater infrastructure, land development approvals, traffic impacts, and site utilities to assist in…

  4. Red Rose Commons Commercial Development

    A commercial developer sought to establish a 460,300-SF retail power center at a highly visible site at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and Fruitville Pike. While the proximity to popular tourism and existing retail outlets makes this location ideal for generating business, the project team would have to overcome numerous design and approval obstacles…

  5. The Crossings at Conestoga Creek Master Plan

    High Real Estate owned land with good proximity to the City of Lancaster, U.S. Route 30, and many amenities, making it an ideal site for a mixed-use community. However, the property had steep slopes, wetlands, 35 acres of floodplains, and historic buildings. RETTEW worked with the client to develop a master plan for an 89-acre,…

  6. York Town Center Commercial Development

    High Real Estate Group wanted to establish a power/lifestyle center on an inactive industrial site. Recycling the site would bring new economic growth to the community without additional unwanted sprawl. This new commercial center would provide a one-stop shopping opportunity unlike any other in York County. Situated at U.S. Route 30 and Mount Zion Road,…

  7. Franklin & Marshall College Brickyard Wetlands

    As part of a conservation and enhancement endeavor on Franklin & Marshall College’s (F&M) Brickyard property, the college decided to create additional wetland habitat to preserve existing floodplain wetlands and create a riparian planting corridor that offers educational and recreational opportunities to students and the public. Located along the Little Conestoga Creek, this project diversifies…

  8. Harrisburg Area Community College Stormwater Management System

    Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) wanted to improve their stormwater management system at their Gettysburg Campus, specifically to improve water quality and conservation by incorporating carefully planned best management practices (BMPs). RETTEW worked closely with HACC and project partner Adams County Planning Commission to design a new stormwater management plan that addressed both stormwater quality…

  9. Kirby House, Lafayette College Foundation Stabilization

    Kirby House at Lafayette College is a three-story masonry and brick residential dormitory that also contains a student lounge and a small café. For unknown reasons, the building had settled and large cracks formed on the interior and exterior walls. The College wanted to determine what caused these cracks and ensure that the building would…

  10. London Vale Road Storm Sewer System

    During the review of the land development plans for Pequea Valley School District’s new Paradise Elementary School, RETTEW determined that the proposed storm sewer system did not comply with the Township’s requirements to discharge water to a watercourse. The School District needed to design, develop, and build a storm sewer system that would meet this…

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