JFS Engineering
Land Development and Water Resources Engineering
Early morning at Park(ing) Day Metuchen

For Parking Day 2013, JFS Engineering, PC provided partial sponsorship for Metuchen’s Second annual Park(ing) Day installation on Main Street. Working with Bike-Walk Metuchen, we provided funding for some of the items in the installation. This installation was developed organically mostly with found and borrowed furnishings. The resulting installation resembled a backyard gathering common to […]

Landfill Cap, Kingsland Landfill

EnCap Golf’s mission was to assume the ownership of a major orphaned landfill in Northern New Jersey, remediate it to NJDEP landfill closure standards, and construct a beneficial re-use for the reclaimed site. The Kingsland landfill, pictured here with a municipal salt barn in the foreground, was recently completed with a gas collection system and […]

23rd Street

Working with a team of architects and urban planners, Mr. Schaffer participated in the AIA Transportation and Infrastructure Committee PlaNYC 23rd Street Visioning Charette in 2009. The charette’s theme was adaptive re-use of Manhattan’s 23rd Street, a major east-west corridor in Manhattan. Working with a group of architects, landscape architects, and urban planners, the proposed […]

Historic Catch Basin, Montecello

When looking at site design from a historical perspective, it is important to note both the context and time period for the proposed work.  Having been raised in an area proud of it’s colonial heritage, I am still amazed that a meticulously preserved building can be spoiled with modern site design details, like a parking […]

55-69 Bank Street Rendering by LiMN Architects

The Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI) is a business incubator focused on the burgeoning field of green and clean technologies.  As a part of the organization’s growth and evolution, it is currently expanding into a new space in Morristown New Jersey. Mr. Schaffer has been retained to provide due diligence, site design, cost analysis, and construction plans […]

Categories: Previous Projects

Garden Homes and Garden Commercial Properties is a major developer in New Jersey.  With a previous firm, Mr. Schaffer completed design and construction plans for multiple multi-unit residential and shopping center sites in New Jersey.  Special design considerations included brownfield issues, designing to stringent layout requirements, maximization of saleable space, existing infrastructure evaluations, and net […]

Categories: Previous Projects

Kohl’s is a national clothing and housewares retailer expanding into the Northeastern United States.  As a part of this expansion, Mr. Schaffer completed design plans and permitting for Kohl’s stores in New Jersey while with a previous firm.  Kohl’s sites included both new construction as well as “move ins” to existing centers with sufficient existing […]