Land Development Services

For more than 50 years, L.R. Kimball has provided expert planning, civil and environmental services for land development projects that range from small community parks to big box retail complexes.

The Power of Partnerships

Working in partnership with regulators, state and local elected officials, business leaders and developers, our experts create sustainable land development solutions that turn visions to realities.

Our coordinated approach to land development sets us apart. In fact, our ability to foster open communication between project stakeholders has earned us a reputation as the firm that delivers targeted results for every client we serve.

Bringing the Right Resources to the Table

Our land development portfolio includes warehouses, offices, retail sites and mixed use construction projects. Backed by more than 50 years of experience, we have the in-house resources and expertise to tackle complicated projects, especially those that require innovative solutions to restore challenged sites.

L.R. Kimball specialists have developed master plans for local and county governments, state agencies, regional authorities, and residential, commercial and industrial developers. We’re also experts in:

  • Feasibility studies and civil design environmental assessments 
  • Land planning and landscape architecture 
  • Utility line design and coordination 
  • Erosion and sediment control plans and preparation 
  • Permitting, surveying and mapping 
  • Geotechnical services

Regulatory Expertise

Our recognized and well-respected ability to acquire regulatory approvals for land development project completes our service circle. From municipal zoning approvals to state transportation and environmental permits, we consistently secure the go-ahead for small- and large-scale projects alike.

Laying the Groundwork for a Multi-Use Complex
When the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County,PA, sought to convert a historic steel-making site to a modern mixed-use complex, they selected L.R. Kimball to lay the groundwork. We provided integrated services, including developing roads, bridges, a sanitary sewer system and storm water management plan, geotechnical investigations, traffic impact studies and land development services.