• Lake Carasaljo: Keeping Stormwater Runoff at Bay

    Alexis Eades

    A coworker here at Maser once told me that we don’t just fix problems, we fix problems and then make it pretty. A recent project in New Jersey, the Brick Township MUA Lake Carasaljo Stormwater Improvements, is the perfect example of this. ... Read More

  • Drone Safety: Be Aware in the Air!

    Alexis Eades

    The FAA has proclaimed the Week of November 4th National Drone Safety Awareness Week! With all the hub-bub from above, it's hard not to notice that drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (aka UAVs), are everywhere. Above our heads taking birds-eye view photos and videos of gatherings, events, sports, real estate, it's also hard not to wonder how safe they are to operate. Read on to gain some insight about this and follow our Drone Safety posts all week on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook! ... Read More

  • See Jersey City’s Plans to Extend Newark Ave Pedestrian Plaza!

    Maraliese Beveridge

    Watch our own Gus DeBlasio, landscape/streetscape extraordinaire, speak to Hudson County View describing Jersey City’s upcoming plans to revitalize another section of town—the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza streetscape project. This project will extend the existing pedestrian-friendly plaza, which has brought in dozens of new businesses, from Barrow Street to Jersey Avenue. Plans include raising the street ... Read More

  • Performance Evaluations and Doing Them Right

    performance evaluation meeting
    Alexis Eades

    Throughout school, essays and presentations are judged based on explicit rubrics, exams are generally True/False or multiple choice, and grades are determined by adding up the amount of points one has earned in a fairly objective way. How hard one has worked, how helpful he/she has been, and how much one ACTUALLY CONTRIBUTED to that ... Read More

  • Oakwood Park Becomes Hybrid Turf Field

    Alexis Eades

    The Transformation to a Hybrid Turf Field So, picture this. It’s the early spring of 2016 in New Providence, NJ. You’re a kid rushing home from school to play soccer with your friends at the local park. But when you get there, you’re bummed to find the park is closed! It rained a few days ago, ... Read More

  • New Wave: Work-Life Balance

    finding work-life balance
    Maser Consulting

    Work-Life Balance Unless you’ve been living under a rock, which if you’re reading this, I assume you haven’t, you’ve heard the term “work-life balance”. For years, generations have been making their contributions to society and changing the way we live. For example, Gen Xers gave us MTV and the Atari and introduced the concept of ... Read More