Pinnacle’s project managers involve our clients in a programmed approach that takes advantage of integrated services, experienced technical experts and results-oriented solutions for our multi-focus, complex projects. Our professionals collaborate and maximize value through a wide range of staff expertise and diverse backgrounds, with professional engineers licensed in over 15 states.

Our staff has extensive experience providing due diligence, site planning, code review, entitlement services and engineering design for national retailers across the country. Our project managers have led site development efforts on large, multi-phase projects that include major off-site infrastructure design and construction, covering thousands of acres. We encourage low impact development with creative drainage solutions and other sustainable practices that maximize land value and address environmental responsibility. We provide bidding and construction management services to ensure a successful project.

Our remediation experts are fully integrated into the early design development process. We provide strategic solutions for brownfield sites that jump-start new and redevelopment projects. Our engineers and entitlement experts guide clients through the site planning, design and permitting processes, and present design alternatives that are cost effective and meet schedule constraints.


Our streamlined approach addresses the more intensive site challenges.  We provide strategic solutions including:

-Site Review and Investigation-

  • GIS/Mapping
  • Soil Mapping
  • Due Diligence/Feasibility Studies
  • Regulatory Research
  • Environmental Review
  • Existing Conditions Analysis
  • Wetland Delineation

-Green Design-

  • Low Impact Development/Innovative
  • Drainage Solutions
  • Pervious Pavement Design
  • LEED Process Implementation

-Site Design Development and Engineering-

  • Site Planning
  • Highest and Best Use Analysis
  • Parking Lot Design
  • Alternative Analysis
  • Grading and Earthwork Balance
  • Drainage and Utility Design
  • Project Phasing
  • Value Engineering
  • Sanitary Sewer & Water Distribution
    Modeling & Design
  • NPDES Permitting
  • Compliance Monitoring & Storm Water
    Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Traffic Counts
  • Wetland Mitigation Permitting

-Construction Phase Services-

  • Bid Analysis & Recommendation
  • Construction Administration
  • Field Observation Inspection
  • GPS Integration

-Client Advocacy-

  • Project Management
  • Expert Testimony
  • Development Programming
  • Project Scheduling
  • Pro Forma Development
  • Design/Build

Specific project examples can be found on our Civil Engineering Projects page:


If you're in need of assistance, or would like to learn more about our Civil Engineering services, please contact:

Beth Keister, PE
Office: 763.277.8408   Cell: 612.214.6112

Scott Thelen
Office: 763.277.8410   Cell: 612.432.5590