Tajdeed Residences - Residential Housing Project

posted Aug 7, 2017, 1:16 PM by Louis Rodriguez   [ updated Aug 13, 2017, 6:51 AM ]
PHILADELPHIA, PA (LAND DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING) - Rodriguez Consulting LLC (Rodriguez), under contract with Tajdeed Redevelopment Associates, L.P. (Tajdeed), provided site/civil engineering and land surveying services for the Tajdeed Residences, a 45-unit housing development located in the South Kensington section of Philadelphia. The project involved due diligence, lot consolidation/subdivision, approval processing, site/civil engineering, stormwater management plan, and project close out.  The developers, Arab-American Development Corporation (AADC)  & Conifer Realty, LLC (CR), finished construction on this $14.3M project in 2015.  

Rodriguez Contribution
Rodriguez provided the following site/civil engineering and land surveying services:
  • Site Survey – Boundary, utility and topographic survey.
  • Lot Consolidation Plan Preparation & Approval – Preparation of a Lot Line Reconfiguration Plan and approval processing.
  • Deed Preparation – Prepared legal descriptions for 45 parcels.
  • City Planning & Zoning Permit Application & Approval– Preparation of a Zoning & Subdivision Plans and coordination of Zoning Permit approval with Streets Dept., Planning Dept., and Licenses & Inspections (L&I).
  • PA Act 537 Permit & Approval– Prepared PA Act 537 application and coordinated with Water Dept. for approval.
  • PA DEP NPDES Application & Approval – Prepared NPDES application and E&S plans and coordinated with Water Dept. and PADEP for approval .
  • Geotechnical & Environmental  – Performed a Phase I environmental audit of project site and coordinated soil and permeability tests at infiltration locations for stormwater permit application.
  • Stormwater Management Plan & Approval  – Coordinated with owner and contractor to develop a cost-effective stormwater management plan for the project.  Developed construction plan and coordinated with Water Dept. for stormwater permit approval.
  • Construction Drawings - Grading plan, utility plan, landscape & lighting, ADA  compliance, and details. 
For More Information on Tajdeed Residences

"Arab-American Development Corporation Breaks Ground on $15 Million Affordable Housing Project". The Arab American Institute. April 30, 2014. Retrieved August 7, 2017.


  • Site Area (sq ft): 35,940
  • Green Roof (sq ft): 5,700
  • Earth Disturbance (sq ft): 44,957

  • Stormwater Management Practices
    • Two (2) Green Roofs 
    • Subsurface Infiltration
    • Subsurface Management
    • Planter Boxes