Real Estate Journal — Pennsylvania — December 8 - 21, 2017 — 9C


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Project landscape architect and project designer RGS Associates, Inc. promotes Herbst and Patel


vision Plan, Lancaster; Landis Homes North Campus Expan- sion, Lititz; and Pointe Place

to project designer. As an engineer-in-training, he is responsible for stormwater management design and per- mitting, NPDES permitting, as well as plan drafting and report creation. Recent proj- ects in which Shakher played a key role include the Wat- son Run Bank, Gordonville; Troegs Brewery Parking Lot Expansion, Hershey; and the Luther Ridge Skilled Care Expansion, Chambersburg. Shakher serves on the RGS Branding Committee working to improve the communication of RGS’s core values to clients

and stakeholders. Herbst joined RGS in 2013 having earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Penn State University. She completed and passed her Landscape Architect Regis- tration Examination in April becoming one of 12 registered landscape architects at RGS. Shakher joined RGS in 2014, having completed a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. Aislynn and Shakher work side-by-side on the same proj- ect team at RGS, led by Craig Smith – client manager / senior

associate. RGS Associates is an award- winning consulting firm of registered landscape archi- tects and civil engineers who provide clients with creative site design and entitlement services beginning with ini- tial feasibility investigations and continuing through proj- ect construction. Founded in 1993, RGS specializes in the thoughtful design of retire- ment communities, commer- cial centers, residential neigh- borhoods, and urban centers located throughout central Pennsylvania. n

ancaster, PA — RGS Associates, Inc. announced that Aislynn

Townhomes, Carlisle. In a d d i t i o n , she serves a critical role on RGS As- sociates’ in- house CAD Committee. There she is

Herbst and Shakher Pa- tel have both been promot- ed. H e r b s t recently be- came a reg- istered land- scape archi-

Aislynn Herbst

Shakher Patel

responsible for improving CAD standards, developing training modules and performing qual- ity control reviews. Patel has been promoted

tect and now holds the position of project landscape architect. Herbst has a broad range of responsibilities including feasi- bility research, site layout and grading, presentation graphic creation and application co- ordination. Recent projects include the Peony Road Subdi- Keast & Hood promotes three Philadelphia, PA — Keast &Hood , a structural en- gineering firm headquartered in Philadelphia announced the promotion of three engineers to principal. John R. Davis, PE; Denise L. Richards, PE; and Craig D. Swift, SE, LEED AP , were formerly associates. They join current principals Frederick Baumert, PE, CCS; Constantine Douka- kis, PE; Thomas Normile, PE; and Matthew Daw, PE, LEED AP . “All three new principals have demonstrated extraordi- nary potential to help us keep the firm moving forward,” said Baumert, acknowledging the firm’s 60-plus year legacy pro- viding structural engineering for new and historic buildings. John Davis, PE, has over 20 years of structural engineering experience. Denise Richards, PE, has over 15 years of structural engi- neering experience, 11 of them with Keast & Hood. Craig Swift, SE, LEED AP, has 15 years of experience. He joined Keast & Hood in 2010, was promoted to associate in 2014, and selected to open and lead the firm’s Charlottesville, VA, office in 2015. The promotion of three new principals introduces the third generation of Keast & Hood leadership. Today’s promotion includes Denise Richards as the first female member of top leadership since the firm’s founding and the advancement of a younger group of profes- sionals poised to become the future faces of the firm. n

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