*Project Spotlight* The Wave Resort, Long Branch

InSite professionals performed site engineering design, permitting and construction support services for theconstructed six-story hotel containing 67 hotel rooms and approximately 12,000 sf of commercial area. Thehotel is located within the third phase of the Pier Village project, a 29-acre mixed-use village along theoceanfront. This hotel represents the progress Long Branch has made to bring more visitors to their grand newwaterfront development and boardwalk.

*Project Spotlight* Synthetic Turf Field Design, Wall, NJ

InSite Engineering provided comprehensive design, bidding, and construction support services to convert an existing natural grass field to a full-size synthetic turf field.  The field includes team shelters and bleacher systems for use by the Township of Wall and the Wall Soccer Club.  The project had several design challenges including a significant grade change which required a precise soil mass balance resulting in no export of soil from the site. …

Urban Revitalization – Harrison, NJ

The Town of Harrison in Hudson County is a small community whose original economic engine was heavy industry and manufacturing activity. Throughout the 1990’s, the bulk of Harrison’s industry had moved out and in 1999, the Harrison Redevelopment Agency was up and running and looking for developers to invest in the area. As a result, the Waterfront Redevelopment plan was implemented with a vision to transform 250 acres of obsolete…

*Project Spotlight* “The Block” (The Butcher’s Block), Long Branch, NJ

InSite Engineering provided Professional Engineering, Planning, and Surveying services for the recent major renovations to The Block in Long Branch.  We collaborated with the incredible visionaries at The Block to help them achieve their goals for their restaurant and meat distribution services.  The site plan was the result of creative efforts by The Block’s entire design team to tie together existing and proposed improvements.  Construction is now complete, and the…

*Project Spotlight* Self-Storage, Neptune

InSite professionals provided site engineering design, surveying, professional planning, environmental permitting, and construction layout services for the development of a 104,500 SF self-storage building in Neptune Township.  The facility provides three-stories of climate controlled self-storage as well 23 leasable, oversized parking spaces for storage of vehicles, such as recreational vehicles, trailers, boats, or automobiles.  The project required a use variance since self-storage facilities are not a permitted use in the…

NJ Development Law Update: NJ Legislates New Warehouse Construction be “Solar Ready”

In a continuing effort to support the widespread installation of solar generating systems on commercial rooftops, the New Jersey Legislature passed a bill (A-3352/S-3504) requiring that newly constructed warehouses be designed as “solar-ready buildings.” The bill, which was signed into law on November 8, 2021, applies to warehouses for which an application for a construction permit has not been declared complete by the enforcing entity by July 1, 2022. Any…