Brownfields Redevelopment

The Problem

Brownfields are properties that are abandoned or underutilized because of either real or perceived contamination. There are an estimated 33,000 potential brownfield sites in the state of New Jersey at any given time. This number does not include unidentified properties.

In a state as urban and highly-developed as New Jersey, there is considerable pressure to find sites suitable for development that do not impact or diminish the state’s valuable natural resources and ecosystems. Finding a way to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfield sites is an ideal fix.

The Solution

SAI has been at the forefront of brownfields redevelopment in New Jersey for over twenty years. Our senior level staff, with their extensive background in developing and implementing New Jersey environmental regulations, bring a unique blend of historical awareness, technical expertise, and understanding of policy goals to each of SAI’s brownfields redevelopment projects.

To date, SAI’s brownfields projects have redeveloped over 400 acres of land and been the subject of over $1 billion in end use development.

    Our experience in brownfields redevelopment projects includes:

  • Closed landfills
  • Former factories
  • Former federal facility
  • Federal Superfund sites

    Some of our completed projects have included:

  • Jersey Gardens Mall, the largest and most successful brownfields redevelopment project in the state
  • Canal Crossing at South Bound Brook, a mixed-use community built at the site of the former GAF manufacturing facility
  • The Tides at Seabrook in North Wildwood, a 96-unit residential community built atop a closed landfill
  • Bayonne Golf Club, a world-class golf course built at the site of the former Bayonne Landfill, with spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Tides at Seaboard
  • Passaic County Community College
  • Newport Center
  • Former Coast Guard Station


    Our Range Of Sevices

  • Preliminary Assessment/Site Investigation
  • Phase I/Phase II Investigations
  • Remedial Investigation/Remedial Action Workplan
  • Execution of Remedial Action Workplan
  • Environmental data analysis
  • Conceptual site planning
  • Permit strategy development
  • Preliminary final site planning
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Construction oversight
  • Grant application assistance