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  • Cook Out and Commercial Site Design

    The Expansion of Cook Out is one of the reasons for Commercial Site Design’s Growth

    Throughout the Southeast, when you mention a Cook Out tray, people know you’re talking about an option at the quick-serve restaurant Cook Out and have an opinion on what is the best combination of one entrée, two sides and a milkshake.  As the restaurant’s popularity grew throughout the South, Cook Out expanded from a local,…

  • Taco Bell Fast Food (Quick-Serve Restaurant) 1,000th milestone

    Milestone: 1,000th project; Taco Bell

    Situated in the Sandhills of North Carolina, is an eight-year-old Taco Bell that symbolizes a significant accomplishment and defining moment for Commercial Site Design.  Reaching 1,000 projects is special, and for Commercial Site Design, this project came in the shadows of an economic crisis. “In 2008, the recession caused a significant downturn in the commercial…

  • ADA Design Fast Food (Quick-Serve Restaurant)

    ADA, Quick-Serve Restaurant and a Better Brand

    In an industry that recognizes the importance of customer satisfaction and comfort, the passing of Americans with Disabilities Act was seen by owners and operators as an opportunity to enhance dining experiences for all customers. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990 and updated in 2010, improved commercial development standards and…

  • Land Surveying

    Importance of Land Surveying

    On National Land Surveying Week – March 18 – 24, 2018 – we’ll highlight an important service in the commercial development industry; land surveying.  From ALTA to storm system mapping, land surveys provide essential details, allowing the developer to get an accurate picture of the property. The targeted property, chosen by the developer because it…

  • LEED McDonald's in Cary, N.C.

    LEED Engineering: McDonald’s in Cary, N.C.

    A shining example of McDonald’s corporate leadership and commitment to the environment can be found at its Cary, N.C. locations.  This environmentally responsible, resource-efficient restaurant is one of McDonald’s first LEED-certified restaurants in the United States and represents Commercial Site Design’s venture into LEED engineering. “Prior to the project, we didn’t have much experience with…

  • Top five stories of 2017

    Top Five Stories of 2017

    Commercial Site Design Puts Signs at Sites Throughout North Carolina Click To Read New Brands For 2017 Click To Read New Look For Biscuitville Click To Read A Year of Giving Click To Read New Assistant Project Manager Click To Read

  • Year in Review 2017

    Commercial Site Design’s 2017 in Review

    Commercial Site Design, a Raleigh-based civil engineering firm specializing in multi-unit, rollout commercial developments, today released its year in review for 2017.  The firm’s 2017 was highlighted by year-to-year growth, new brands and milestones. According to Commercial Site Design’s year-end findings, the firm’s 2017 was more productive than 2016 and remained consistent with its growth…

  • Commercial Site Design Gives Back

    Commercial Site Design Gives back in 2017

    In 2017, Commercial Site Design, a Raleigh-based civil engineering firm specializing in multi-unit, rollout commercial developments, continued its corporate practice of helping local organizations.  Its charitable endeavors supported hospitals, nonprofits and youth programs in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham. “As a company, it is important to be a positive influence on our community and employees,”…

  • New Fast Food and Retail Commercial Developments

    Commercial Site Design Welcomes New Brands

    Commercial Site Design, a Raleigh-based civil engineering firm specializing in multi-unit, rollout commercial developments, adds Aldi, Arby’s and Dunkin’ Donuts to its portfolio of regional and national brands.  To fulfill each client’s development needs, Commercial Site Design will provide comprehensive commercial development services; civil plans, land surveying, ADA, stormwater design, permitting, and other services as…

  • Drive-Thru Addition to Drug Store

    Milestone: Drive-thru Addition to Kerr Drug

    Across from Commercial Site Design’s office, in North Town Center Shopping Plaza in North Raleigh, sits one of the firm’s more important projects – a drive-thru addition to an existing Kerr Drug. While this Kerr Drug site wasn’t overly challenging, it did serve as a building block for the firm. This project aligned with the…