Community & Land Planning, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture & Land Surveying at RWA

At RWA, we pride ourselves on the quality of services we offer our clients, peers, and teaming partners. From land surveying to civil engineering services and community and land planning, our dedication has fostered lasting relationships within our community.

Civil Engineering

RWA’s Civil Engineering professionals are experts in the areas of utility and facility design; water resource management; municipal housing design; commercial, industrial and office facilities; roadways; construction phase services; project and contract management; design/build projects and residential master planned communities. For each and every project, RWA professionals obtain a clear definition of your goals and expectations to effectively map out the right engineering scenario for your project. One of our greatest strengths lies in our ability to create singular engineering solutions that coordinate your functional requirements with regulatory constraints. As a result, we are able to consistently provide innovative solutions and cutting-edge strategies tailored to meet your individual needs within your project budget and time constraints.

  • Civil Engineering, Design, & Permitting
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Plans & Technical Specifications
  • Cost Estimating
  • Drainage Design & Permitting
  • GIS Data Management
  • Infrastructure Design
  • Municipal Engineering
  • Permitting Services
  • Project Development & Feasibility Studies
  • Pump Station Design & Permitting
  • Site Development
  • Utility Design
  • Value Engineering
  • Water & Sewer Design & Permitting
  • Water Resources Management Design

Community & Land Planning

Creating viable responses to physical, social, economic, and environmental challenges requires the careful balance of creative land-planning solutions and sound implementation principles. The RWA Community & Land Planning Group has earned a well-respected reputation for developing unique and environmentally sensitive designs that maximize development while expediting agency approval. Committed to excellence, our Planners deliver creative, professional, and responsive services to bring long-term value to your project.

Private Sector

  • Due Diligence Research & Development Feasibility Analysis
  • Site Planning
  • Land Programming & Entitlement Strategies
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendments & Rezonings
  • Master Planned Communities, Developments of Regional Impact and Special Districts
  • Redevelopment
  • Variances, Conditional Uses and Special exceptions
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Eminent Domain
  • Bert Harris Claims & Litigation support

Public Sector

  • Growth Management & Policy Analysis
  • Land Development Code Updates
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans & Mobility Solutions
  • CRA’s
  • Public Involvement & Outreach
  • Redevelopment & Incentive Based Regulations
  • Rural Planning & TDR Programs
  • Land Use, Overlays & Corridor Studies
  • Sustainable Design
  • Evaluation and Appraisal Reports & Amendments
  • Eminent Domain & Cure Plans
  • Parks & Recreational Planning & Design

Land Surveying & Mapping

The RWA Surveying division consistently delivers accurate plans to a broad clientele. When you choose RWA for your surveying services, you receive quality service, expert accuracy, optimum equipment and solid experience. RWA maintains the latest in Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and computer software to assist with data acquisitions, note reductions and computations, thereby allowing for maximum speed and precision both in the office and in the field.  RWA Surveyors have effectively provided surveying services that include project design surveys, sketch and descriptions for right-of-way mapping and easements, ALTA/ACSM land title surveys, wetland delineation surveys, planometric and topographic maps, construction stakeout surveys and various other specialty surveys.

  • ALTA/ACSM Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Comprehensive Land Surveying & Mapping
  • Construction Surveys
  • Design Surveys
  • GPS Data Collection
  • Land Surveys
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Monitoring Surveys
  • Right-of-Way Mapping
  • Specialized Survey Services
  • Subdivision Platting
  • Subsurface Utility Locating
  • Topographic Mapping

Landscape Architecture

The Landscape Architecture group at RWA has the experience to provide design, permitting, and construction services for projects of any scale and for all aspects of landscape architecture including residential lots, commercial developments, municipal projects, and master planned communities. Our team actively collaborates with other disciplines to blend the built and natural environments and create a tailored plan that meets our client’s and the community’s needs. Each project is handled with attention to detail and a high level of communication to ensure a mutual understanding of what the resulting design should be from both an aesthetic and functional standpoint. Our goal is to create a beautiful, practical, and environmentally conscious design that brings our clients vision to life while meeting all project requirements.

  • Concept Design
  • Design Development
  • Final Construction Documents
  • Code Minimum Design & Permitting
  • Enhanced Landscape and Hardscape Plans
  • Site Inventory and Analysis
  • Construction Services
  • Inspection and Certification
  • Record Drawings
  • Community Design and Master Subdivision Planning
  • Site Planning
  • Land Use Programming
  • Amenity Centers and Recreational Facilities
  • Graphic Design Renderings
  • Signage and Wayfinding

RWA has a Construction Administration/Observation Team that supports our team of project managers and engineers by supervising construction to ensure that it meets company and client quality expectations on time and on budget. This group enforces engineering and municipality standards during construction and is on site during site inspections, testing and closeout. They also perform spot inspections and coordinate with the client, general contractor, and subcontractor to resolve any issues or punch list items. With experienced eyes and detailed attention being paid to your project, RWA can provide you with peace of mind knowing that your project is being regularly monitored during construction and any issues that arise can be identified and resolved in a timely manner. We also pride ourselves on trying to identify any cost saving opportunities during construction.

Services Provided Include:

RWA has a dedicated Permitting Department that focuses solely on the coordination, execution, and successful completion of all the permits necessary for a project. Management of the permitting process is a very important aspect of a project as it can have a significant impact on the project schedule. The RWA Permitting Team has years of invaluable experience coordinating with the staff members of all Southwest Florida’s various municipalities and State agencies as well as numerous subconsultants, contractors, and clients. The relationships that have been built and the expertise related to regional standards and requirements provide our clients with an elevated level of service. Our team’s attention to detail, coordination, oversight, and management of the permitting component of a project helps to expedite the process and maintain the project schedule throughout the various phases of a project.