From left, Craig Flaherty, Jayme Stevenson, and Carolyn Bayne are on the solar panels that were installed at Town Hall

R&M Celebrates Earth Day 2019

“Why celebrate Earth Day when you can celebrate Earth Week?” That was the resounded theme throughout Redniss & Mead to help celebrate Earth Day and 49 years of bringing more attention to environmental movements like recycling and pollution cleanup. Redniss & Mead participated in several Earth Day events described here.

LCB Senior Living, Westport

Redniss & Mead prepared, submitted, presented, and led the planning & zoning application process for the redevelopment of this site. Our Westport Land Surveys Service included coordination with Town of Westport Land Use staff, presentation before the Boards, and coordinated with other Town departments, area representatives, neighbors and other interested parties. We prepared site plans,…

Harbourside SONO

A Five-Story, Mixed-Use development on a 1.5 acre site comprised of 4,500 square feet of retail and office space in addition to 170 parking spaces and 129 units of which eight will comply with the City of Norwalk’s Workforce Housing Regulation.  Redniss & Mead provided Land Surveying services which included Surveying services included a Property…

Home Depot, Stamford

In addition to managing the land use approval process, Redniss & Mead produced the site development plans and construction documents depicting the design of site grading, drainage, utilities, erosion controls, intersection design and prepared the Drainage Report. The Zoning Location Survey was used in the building permit process to depict proposed improvements relative to the…

Senior Living Development, Wilton

Planning and Zoning consulting and land surveying services were provided for the development of this 3-story, 91 unit Assisted Living Facility. Redniss & Mead also wrote new Zoning Text to allow for the increased density and supported the application process including interfacing with the Town of Wilton officials and presented to the P&Z Commission.  After…

LCB Senior Living – The Residence at Summer Street

A 104-unit assisted living and memory care facility. Redniss & Mead provided planning and surveying consulting for feasibility and due diligence. During the development stage, Redniss & Mead provided P&Z consulting services for the approval process which included applications for Text Change, Zone Change, Special Exception, and Site/Architectural Plan approval. In addition, provided surveying and…

Yale New Haven Health, North Haven Medical Center

Services were provided for the renovation and reuse of an existing, 120,000 SF general office building.  The proposal called for a renovation by YNHH that would include an Emergency Department, Diagnostic Radiology Imaging Center, Out Patient Geriatric Care Facility and Medical Offices. In addition to building improvements, the proposal also called for the reconfiguration of…

Redniss & Mead Celebrates 60th Anniversary and Leadership Transition

“This decade-long transition has ensured continuity of the exceptional level of service on which our clients depend. Ray, Rick, and Aubrey will remain with the company and fully engaged in its success,“ said Brian McMahon. Collectively, the leadership team of Lorne, Brian, Craig, and Jorge has over a hundred years of experience with the company and has named Craig J. Flaherty, P.E. as president.

Greenwich Skating Club

The Greenwich Skating Club, Inc. demolished and reconstructed an existing facility on their 2.3 acre property in Greenwich, CT.  For several decades, the Club has operated as a privately owned facility that offers organized competition, practice and instruction in hockey and figure skating as well as general skating time.  The construction of an approximately 9,000±…

Brunswick School – Edwards Campus

The eighteen building, 104-acre, campus constructed since 1998 houses academic facilities for grades 1 through 8, athletic facilities for grades 1 through 12, faculty housing, and supporting infrastructure. The development required approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission, Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Public Health, Department of Environmental Protection…

Park Square West

Redniss and Mead served as Site/Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor of record for Park Square West,  a large, mixed-use development located within Downtown Stamford.  The project, designed so as to be implemented in phases, envisions buildings that will include ground level retail space together with apartment type dwelling units.  The overall project also includes the…

Waypointe

Waypointe is a comprehensive redevelopment within Norwalk’s Central Business District. Redniss & Mead worked closely with our clients and the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency to effectuate their shared vision of mixed-use urban renewal. The first phase of the growing project is under construction and includes 460 apartments and 60,000 square feet of commercial floor area designed…

An Interview with Land Surveyor Chris Voight

An interview with Chris Voight by Marie Patel (R&M’s Marketing Coordinator) Chris Voight is a Senior Land Surveyor and he has been with Redniss & Mead for eight years. Marie:  “Chris, please tell me about your job; What do you do?” Chris:   “I am responsible for various construction and residential surveys of all types and…

Happy National Surveyors Week!

Happy National Surveyors Week! Jorge Pereira, a Principal at Redniss & Mead, as well as, one of our 12 Land Surveyors, does his part to spread the word about the profession by participating in the Trig-Star program, a school-year long program sponsored by The National Society of Professional Surveyors.

Residence Inn

Planning and Zoning services included Applications for Text Change, Special Exception and Site Plan approval for an “extended stay hotel”. The project is an innovative “infill” redevelopment project in a key location in downtown Stamford which includes several properties. Engineering services include engineered plans for construction depicting the design of site grading, drainage, utilities, erosion…

Single-Family Home

Redniss & Mead has provided land surveying, civil engineering, and planning and zoning consulting services on thousands of single-family residential homes. Whether you need your property boundary marked to put up a fence, want to put on an addition, or build your dream home, our services will be tailored to your specific needs and goals.

Target

The project, located within the floodplain of the Mill River, just east of the river at Broad Street and Washington Boulevard. The project includes approximately 190,000± square feet of retail space on two levels of Target floor space, approximately 16,000± square feet of additional ground level retail space, several levels of above grade, structured parking…

RBS

This project involved the redevelopment of and addition to an existing office building requiring Coastal and Site Plan Review by the Zoning Board. Design responsibilities included: flood compliance; dewatering system; grading; utilities; sediment and erosion controls; and retrofit of the stormwater management system for quality mitigation.

NBC Sports

Services were provided for the redevelopment of part of the former Clairol manufacturing plant, to create 304,000 square feet for studios, production, and general office space as well as a potential parking garage. Approvals for a Zoning Text Amendment and Site/Architectural plans were granted for NBC Sports Group to facilitate the next phase of redevelopment…

Gateway

Gateway is a transit-adjacent, mixed-use development located on a six-acre parcel of land on the west side of Washington Boulevard, abutting the Metro North Railroad and includes commuter access to up to 500 surplus parking spaces. Pedestrian enhancements include a direct connection to the Stamford Transportation Center (STC) and a publicly-accessible, 33,000 square foot park…

Stamford Yacht Club

Redniss & Mead mapped the mooring field, documented by historic data, and the position of the fixed pier and floating docks pursuant to permits from the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Environmental Protection to retain and maintain all of the Club’s in-water facilities. After a storm destroyed the pier, Redniss & Mead…

The Mianus River Boat & Yacht Club Marina

Redniss & Mead provided surveying services including sub-marine topographic conditions and design of boat slips for this 46-slip municipal marina with launching ramp. Services also included processing of municipal, State and Federal permit applications in conjunction with the Greenwich Parks and Recreation Department.  Construction services included stakeout, final location and contract negotiations with marine contractors.

Windermere On The Lake

This conservation-style development proposed for a seventy-four acre site in North Stamford preserves fifty acres of naturalized open space including a contiguous gift of twenty-five acres to the Stamford Land Trust. The remaining twenty-five acres will be developed into twenty-six luxury homes, taking advantage of water views and the surrounding open space. The project will…

Mill River House

A 92-unit condominium building partially within the floodplain of the Rippowam River. Design responsibilities included: floodplain compliance and backwater analysis; street improvements; sediment and erosion controls; stormwater management system; grading; and underground utility coordination. Land use permitting included changes to the Master Plan, Zoning Text, Zone Designation, and Site Plan Approval.

Sabine Farm Inc.

Sabine Farm Inc. is proposing a three-lot re-subdivision on a 58.1 acre parcel of land located to the west of Doverton Drive and Sabine Farm Road in Greenwich, CT. The re-subdivision of this 58.1 acre parcel creates a total of three lots intended for single family residential use sized at 4.2, 5.1 and 20.5 acres.

75 Tresser

Mixed use development on a 3.3 acre site for a building with 344 residential units and 7,825 square feet of ground floor retail space. Land use permitting included changes to the Zoning Text, Zone Designation, Site Plan Approval and CT DOT State Traffic Commission certification for offsite vehicular and pedestrian traffic improvements. Design responsibilities included…

Glenview House

Design responsibilities for this 146-unit apartment building included grading, drainage, utilities, paving, site planning, and sediment and erosion controls. Project required a change in zoning text and site plan approval from the Zoning Board.

Palmer Hill Homes

Working closely with the client, the City of Stamford Planning Board & Zoning Boards, the Town of Greenwich Planning & Zoning, local and state environmental agencies, Redniss & Mead prepared and filed applications for approval to construct 195 residential units, clubhouse and pool facilities.

Sherwood Farm Lane & Stillman Lane

A thirty-nine lot subdivision set on 74 acres requiring Planning and Zoning Commission and Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency approval. Design responsibilities included: horizontal and vertical geometry of two roads totaling close to a mile in length; a sanitary sewer collection system; a municipal sewage pump station; a stormwater management system including water quality outlets…

Shemin Nurseries

A five-lot subdivision of 44 acres within the Byram River watershed requiring approval from the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency and the Planning and Zoning Commission. Design responsibilities included: feasibility studies; vertical and horizontal roadway geometry; stormwater management system design including the collection, conveyance, quantity and quality mitigation and discharge of stormwater; septic systems; sediment…

Trump Parc

170 unit residential building, approximately 350 feet in height, with 3,400 square feet of ground floor retail, onsite structured parking for 273 vehicles and associated amenities and site improvements. Services provided include existing conditions base mapping; site planning; design of site grading, drainage, paving, utilities and erosion controls; regulatory permitting assistance; flood prone area mitigation;…

Cos Cob Library

This library is situated in a floodplain and a Coastal Zone. A Flood Impact Study was required along with Site Engineering services. Permit processing assistance was provided for Wetlands and Zoning permits. The project shares a municipal parking lot with the Cos Cob Firehouse. The parking lot was designed to serve both uses as well…

Noroton Presbyterian Church

Redniss & Mead provides land surveying and site civil engineering services for a significant modernization project for the church including additions and site work. The comprehensive redesign of the ten-acre site improves safety and traffic flow, beautifies the parking areas and landscaping, and increases available playground space in a more secure location. Redniss & Mead…

Greenwich YMCA

Redniss & Mead provided engineering services associated with site design, permitting and construction of Phase 1 expansion of the Greenwich YMCA including a new State of the Art Olympics Aquatics Center with 50 meter by 25 meter. Engineering services included design of site grading, drainage, utilities, erosion controls, pavement, etc. The design required sensitivity to…

First Presbyterian Church

Renovation of an existing church on a 1 acre site in the Town of Greenwich business district. Design responsibilities include: grading, drainage, utilities, underground utility coordination, paving, and sediment and erosion controls. Quality control during construction and as-built certification was performed.

Edgehill, A Benchmark Senior Living Community

Site planning was required to maintain the natural character of the property through preservation of specimen trees and sensitive wetlands for this 60 bed skilled nursing facility, 238 independent living units, with 40 assisted living units.  Land Surveying services included Topographic, Zoning Location, Consolidation, Construction surveys. Site development plans depicting the design of site grading,…

Greenwich Hospital

Modernization of the hospital which included demolishing most of the existing facility and building a new hospital. Evaluated the sanitary sewage flow and the existing infrastructure to accept flow and designed new sanitary sewers. Designs of offsite road improvements were required as were State and Local permits. Construction phasing was critical.

Stamford Hospital

Redniss & Mead was part of a team that facilitated a property swap between Stamford Hospital and Charter Oak Communities to make two developments a reality. As part of the swap, Stamford Hospital gained a portion of the Vidal Court property for the hospital’s new campus expansion including a new heathcare pavilion. We provided planning,…

Charter Oak Communities (COC) – Post House

Located in a new, six-story building adjacent to the Stamford Government Center downtown, Post House Apartments provides 60 public housing and publicly subsidized apartments. Services included planning and zoning consulting throughout the local land use entitlement processes as well as surveying services that included existing conditions mapping and easements.

Westport Housing Authority Sasco Creek Village

Redniss and Mead served as lead consultant in drafting, and obtaining approval for, multiple text changes to revise Section 16 “Mobile Home Park District (MHPD)” of the Westport Zoning Regulations to facilitate the potential redevelopment of the “Hidden Brook/Sasco Creek” site. Responsibilities included coordination with design consultants/architects, client, and Town staff; assisting in the design…

Charter Oak Communites (COC) – Westwood

The first phase of the Vidal Court revitalization. Westwood will offer one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments in ten buildings. Most will be townhouse style, although one small multifamily building will be included to provide additional lifestyle options. This building will include a fitness room. All buildings will feature exterior and interior finishes, fixtures and appliances…