Waterfront & Marine

Living Breakwaters

Staten Island, New York

Project Overview

MFS is providing professional services in support of a storm resiliency project which includes building breakwaters, reef habitats, and enhancing waterfront recreation in Staten Island, New York.

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Staten Island, New York

Project Details

The proposed construction will consist of approximately 10,000 linear feet of breakwaters protecting communities along the Tottenville Reach and the parklands at Conference House Park. MFS was retained by SCAPE/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PLLC (SCAPE) to provide survey, site/civil engineering, and construction feasibility services in support of the project. MFS' general roles and responsibilities throughout the schematic design phase of the project include performing land side surveys, cost-benefit analysis, feasibility and constructability review, and preparation of technical drawings.


  • Owner:
    Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR)
    • Client:
      SCAPE Landscape Architecture, PLLC

Services Provided

  • MFS provides land surveying services throughout the tri-state area, specializing in site surveying, boundary surveys, topographical surveys, and utility surveys. One of the top surveying companies in NJ, we have extensive experience in real estate, infrastructure, utility, transportation and more.
  • Our land development civil engineers help the client to manage the permitting process at all levels. Our site development approach simplifies the numerous moving parts, combining our in-house expertise from start to completion, including conceptual planning, landfill design, & stormwater management.
  • MFS offers construction management services including project management, construction supervision, construction inspection, site safety programs, and integrity oversight monitoring. Our multi-discipline expertise enables us to offer invaluable solutions including design build construction services.
  • MFS provides Construction Inspection and Administration support services in multiple market sectors including transportation and utility infrastructure, public and private facilities and buildings, and federal construction projects. MFS offers professional engineers, technicians and NICET certified construction professionals to successively oversee our client’s projects during the planning and construction phase.