1. Gobblers Knob Tower Site Wetland Delineation Investigation

    Verizon Wireless proposed a new 100 by 100-foot telecommunication compound, with a 20-foot-wide access/utility easement including a 12-foot-wide gravel access drive and underground utilities. The client needed to confirm if wetlands and stream resources were present within the proposed cell tower site. Verizon hired RETTEW to perform a wetland delineation investigation identifying the boundaries of…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. The Crossings at Conestoga Creek

    At an ideal intersection that serves as a gateway to the City of Lancaster, and near other popular amenities in the region, High Real Estate envisioned a high-end, mixed-use community. However, the property came with a lot of challenges, including steep slopes, wetlands, 35 acres of floodplains, and historic buildings. RETTEW worked with our client…

  5. 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,…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant for What If 101 School Program

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RETTEW’s Elizabeth Helsel Recognized as 2022 Top Solar Designer

RETTEW is pleased to announce Elizabeth Helsel, Design-Build Project Manager, has been recognized as the 2022 Top Solar…

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