1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. Penn State Schuylkill Campus Apartment Complex Development

    Because of the growing student enrollment at the Penn State Schuylkill campus, The Pennsylvania State University Advisory Board needed additional student housing and a place for students to congregate. This new development would also create the need for more parking for students. RETTEW worked with the architect and contractor to develop a new building within…

  6. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Master Plan

    Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is expanding their programs as well as their enrollment to compete with other two-year technical colleges in the region. This expansion requires new facilities to accommodate growth and the technical needs of future students. The College is phasing their growth to ensure that they can accomplish both short- and long-term…

  7. Quality Bicycle Parts Distribution Center

    Widely known as the best wholesale distributor in the cycling industry, Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) was rapidly expanding and in need of a new facility. Looking to embed themselves in a strong biking region, QBP settled on Lancaster County but needed help finding a suitable location and navigating through that new area’s approval and permitting…

  8. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

    The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences was relocating to a new, 25-acre campus in East Lampeter Township. The move offered numerous opportunities for growing the college’s infrastructure, including new housing, shopping amenities, pedestrian movement, and open spaces. With campus improvements encompassing more than 300,000 SF of academic, administrative, and fitness and wellness spaces, the College…

  9. Three City Center

    The City of Allentown suffered the same ills as many eastern United States cities — the decline in manufacturing and industrial production and the rise of suburban development and sprawl. To move toward revitalization of the downtown area, City Center Lehigh Valley met with stakeholders and identified an opportunity to introduce office, retail, entertainment, and…

  10. Fulton Bank Headquarters Expansion

    As part of its expansion plans in downtown Lancaster, Fulton Bank was looking to demolish a four-story commercial building on East King Street in the city’s central business district and construct a new 60,000-SF, three-story building to expand their corporate headquarters. The $12 million project will house a mix of retail and office spaces, with…

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Phase II of UAJA Solar Array Formally Completed

The University Area Joint Authority (UAJA), Solar Renewable Energy, LLC (SRE), and RETTEW held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Leg Up Farm for New STEM Program

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation proudly awarded Leg Up Farm with a $5,000 grant to help support a STEM…

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