Residential development, including single-family homes and multi-family dwellings (apartments and condominiums), has traditionally been the construction industry’s stronghold. Proper infrastructure for new construction, as well as land reuse and redevelopment projects, are critical to the success and profitability of the end product. Foresight in site planning and land development results in firm footings to build on.
Spalding DeDecker has a broad track record in this market. Having solid roots in the Metro Detroit area since 1954, we’ve worked with developers, municipalities, and public agencies on hundreds of local projects. Understanding the site plan approval process, from varying vantage points and for various stakeholders, takes our technical skill up a significant notch.
Core strengths in the Residential market:
- Subdivision Platting
- Condominium Exhibit B Documents
- Utility Surveys
- Mortgage Surveys
- Natural Stormwater Management
- Non-Motorized Pathway Planning and Design
- Open Space and Planned Communities
- Bidding Phase Assistance
- Construction Inspection
- Contractor Payment Certifications
- Permit Acquisition
- Site Planning
- Construction Specifications
- Retaining Wall Design
- Coordination with Public Agencies
- Record Drawings
Are all ‘cookie-cutter’ development projects the same?
Even the most experienced developers will tell you they are not. The approach to land development consists of a typical process, yet requires being able to adapt to unique variations of common issues. Site plan approvals, permits, and compliance with city and township ordinances can often be tricky. Knowing how a project interrelates with surrounding roads, land uses, and municipal requirements requires a steady hand of experience. And some fresh baked cookies could help, too.