Jarmel Kizel Design Two Multi-Family Buildings in Verona

Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc., was retained by DeMattheis Investments, LLC to design two multi-family housing projects at the intersection of Bloomfield Ave and Verona Place in Verona. Acting as architect and engineer of record, Jarmel Kizel designed two new structures from the ground up.

"These new buildings are a great example of infill smart growth development. We propose to transform two vacant lots with the construction of two new buildings that blend into the existing urban fabric," stated Matthew B. Jarmel, AIA, MBA, principal of Jarmel Kizel.

The two buildings will consist of 10 apartments each, with covered, secure parking on the ground level. There will be 14 two-bedroom units and 6 one-bedroom units in total. The project will be completed within the next year.

This project is the newest in the portfolio of DeMattheis Investments, LLC., a property owner known for their retail and multi-family holdings. They currently own and manage shopping centers and numerous multi-family buildings throughout New Jersey. They are well known for their high quality of management services. "Jarmel Kizel is furnishing us with a full service approach in regards to the design of this project. They are providing the necessary civil engineering and full building architecture and engineering design that is required. Their full-service design capability, as well as their expertise in land entitlements, has made them a great partner to work with," said Mark DeMattheis, CSM, principal of DeMattheis Investments, LLC.

The project recently obtained site plan approvals from the Verona Board of Adjustments and construction is anticipated to commence in the spring.

About Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast. The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source of accountability for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services. For more information, contact the company's Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit