For the past few decades, cities across the U.S. have been making a concentrated effort to revitalize once defunct portions of their community. These city governments are implementing what is known as multi-use (or mixed-use) development to attract a new and younger crowd of residents.
Jumpstarting the development process isn’t a simple task. Before you can begin to build on your recently acquired land, site entitlements are required. Once you can secure these site entitlements, the real land development begins.
Keeping our water systems clean and free of debris should be a significant concern for those who manage the properties and infrastructures of a town or city. A significant concern for every property owner with water flowing through their land is streambank erosion.
By presenting a beautiful, green and multifunctional landscape design for your facility, you are keeping up with the trends and appeasing all those who visit your business. As experts in the field of commercial landscaping, Austin Engineering can provide some insight.
The first goal for all investors involved in development is to determine if the land they are looking to buy is worth the cost; this is where site feasibility studies come in. To best assess the property you wish to use, civil engineers can conduct site feasibility studies.
The landscape design of The Foundry, home to Bloomington Cycle and Fitness, Gingerbread House and Green Top Grocery, was done by Austin Engineering. We created a sustainable development and met traditional site requirements through non-traditional measures.
As is apparent in the state of Illinois and throughout the United States, stormwater management is an issue of late. However, there exists a better method to handle stormwater, preventing it from becoming polluted and letting it integrate back into a more natural cycle: permeable pavement.