1. Asylum Run Sewer Interceptor Replacement

    Penbrook Borough’s existing 12-inch vitrified clay pipe (VCP) gravity sewer line was constructed in the 1930s and conveyed sewage flow from both Penbrook Borough and Susquehanna Township to the Capital Region Water sanitary sewer collection and conveyance system, a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)-permitted system. Lack of maintenance and known structural inadequacies of the…

  2. STRATA West

    After decades of decline, the City of Allentown is experiencing a period of major redevelopment, transforming into one of America’s most vibrant urban communities. A critical component of the revitalization was the introduction of modern market-rate housing options to complement the addition of Class A office space, retail, and entertainment venues. STRATA West, one of…

  3. Elkins Field Master Site Development Plan

    Lower Moreland Township wanted to redevelop Elkins Field, a 6-acre recreation/meadow area along Pennypack Creek in the southern portion of the township. Pennypack Trail borders the creek and offers the opportunity to make recreational connections from Elkins Field to other parts of Montgomery County. RETTEW created a master site development plan for Elkins Field, which…

  4. Stehli Silk Mill Mixed-Use Community Development

    Built in 1897, the Stehli Silk Mill was once a productive, lively place to work for hundreds of employees. But with the loss of manufacturing in the region, the building has laid vacant and deteriorating for decades. The site is ideally located across the street from a 1920s era residential community and within walking distance…

  5. Penn State Health Brookside Development

    As part of creating a new development destination, RETTEW worked with our client, Oak Tree Development, to create a comprehensive master plan for an approximately 96-acre site in East Hempfield Township. The mixed-use development, anchored by a new Penn State Health Hospital, will include residential, medical, commercial, and distribution facilities, as well as provide extensive…

  6. Harrisburg Area Community College Parking Lot Rehabilitation Plan

    RETTEW developed a parking lot rehabilitation plan for a 17-acre tract at the Harrisburg Area Community College’s (HACC) Harrisburg Campus. Prior to this project, a parking lot pavement evaluation and a geotechnical engineering investigation were performed to evaluate the conditions of the pavement and the subsurface area. RETTEW determined the parking lot rehabilitation required full-depth…

  7. Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Expansion

    Any major expansion plan comes with a myriad of project considerations. For this landmark Lancaster hotel with notable architecture and historic elements, Marriott planned a 68,100-SF addition to accommodate growth in the downtown area. This project had been in the works for several years and required constructing the new hotel space where three buildings stood….

  8. Highspire Borough Stormwater Fee Study

    Small municipalities face tremendous financial burden in managing stormwater and complying with water quality regulations. Enacted and enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, these regulations, while beneficial, caused Highspire Borough to search for alternative funding for maintaining stormwater management facilities. RETTEW began assisting the Borough by presenting…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Good Karma Garage

RETTEW is excited to announce Good Karma Garage is the recipient of a $7,000 grant from the RETTEW…

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For the last decade, RETTEW has been providing North America’s largest flat-rolled steel producer with visual structural inspections…

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