January 29, 2024

Community Engagement in the Planning Process

An important component of any project is community engagement—it’s required for some, ideal for others, and in some cases, it’s the entire project. Community engagement provides a space for the goals, needs, and desires of a community to be heard so the project becomes a place people enjoy and appreciate visiting.

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November 10, 2023

The Relationship Between Future Land Use & Zoning

Without knowing the difference, land use and zoning in a city can sound very similar. But these two terms have several important distinctions.

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September 27, 2023

Resiliency: Designing Landscapes to Last

Landscaping is something that we see every day, but we may not realize its importance until it’s not there. Natural elements help a space look complete and welcoming.

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July 10, 2023

School Concurrency: How FL Districts Monitor Community Growth for Capacity Planning

Schools are the cornerstones of our community. They provide meeting spaces for scout troop meetings, watching football on Fridays, and listening to the band play and practice.

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June 27, 2023

Funding and the Future of Public School Facilities in Florida: Insights from Experts in School Planning

Public schools play a major role in any community. Beyond serving as the primary community educator, school facilities also serve as election polling places, community meeting locations, holiday marketplaces, youth group fundraising events, and event/athletic centers.

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May 5, 2023

How to Determine Buildable Area

Before designing a structure, developers and civil engineers need to know how much land is actually available to build on. But how does one accomplish that if there is no one way to compute development yield?

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March 30, 2023

How Do Trees Affect Land Development?

When considering property for land development and construction, trees are an important consideration that can easily be overlooked. From regulations to budget constraints, we’ll discuss how JBPro strikes a balance between preserving the natural landscape and creating a functional design that meets our clients’ needs.

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January 28, 2023

What Makes a Good Engineering or Surveying Intern? 

Over the years, we’ve had dozens of students come through our doors looking for an internship. Some have a clear vision of what their career path will look like, while others are still searching for what calls to them.

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December 15, 2022

A Letter from Jay Brown – 2022

At this time of year, I really enjoy looking back on our journey throughout the year and reflecting on our company’s growth and accomplishments. At JBPro, our staff continues to do great things and push us forward as we try to grow and expand our limits.

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November 29, 2022

Valid Objections to a Change of Land Use

When dreaming of the next addition to your community, it can be exciting to envision how well a project will fit into the area around it. However, what may seem like a great idea to a developer could be stopped in its tracks when brought up against land use standards.

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