Commercial / Retail

Our clients utilize our services on commercial projects, from a subdivision of commercial and industrial lots to a multi-story office building in a more urban environment. We have worked on retail stores for many of the national and regional chains, from raw land development to additions and renovations of existing buildings. These projects have included big box stores, shopping malls and plazas, stand alone stores for regional and national chains. We also have experience working on the development of multiple store units simultaneously across several states. Our services for the commercial and retail market include the following:

Geotechnical Services

•  Exploration coordination and documentation
•  Laboratory, soil and rock testing
•  Slope stability
•  Site specific seismic event mapping and evaluation
•  Geotechnical recommendations for buildings, switchyards and substations
•  Recommendations for on-site soil re-use
•  Site feasibility
•  Drilling subcontracting, logistics and project management
•  Foundation design parameters
•  Soil improvement
•  Subsurface drainage

Geologic and Environmental Services

•  Geothermal well assessments
•  Third-party erosion control observations and documentation
•  Seismic risk analysis
•  Construction blasting assessments
•  Environmental compliance documentation
•  Soil, wetlands and vernal pool mapping
•  Wetlands permitting, identification and delineation
•  Vernal pool assessments
•  Functional assessment and mitigation
•  Soil surveys
•  Site selection / soil suitability evaluations
•  Dredge spoils permitting
•  Rare, threatened and endangered species consulting
•  Site evaluation for subsurface wastewater disposal system design
•  Biological assessments
•  Deer wintering yard identification
•  Monitoring of environmental compliance

Construction Quality Control Services

•  Laboratory and field testing and sampling of concrete, soil, grout and aggregates
•  Reinforcing steel documentation
•  Rock anchor borehole, anchor installation, grouting and tensioning documentation
•  Blast monitoring with seismographs
•  Subgrade preparation observations
•  Soil compaction testing
•  Anchor bolt tension testing
•  Mobile testing laboratories for long-term projects