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Indigo Land Design (Indigo) is a fully insured boutique civil engineering firm based in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. The firm was formally established in 2004 by its principal, Joe Wren, PE. We pride ourselves in superior "old-fashioned" client service and communication which has resulted in a very successful track record and an impeccable reputation. Our work consists of a wide variety of projects of all types and sizes ranging from single-family residential homes to major commercial developments. We are a full service firm that encompasses all types of residential, commercial, retail, industrial, medical, institutional, bridge, and marine projects. Our experience consists of more than 850 projects spanning over 60 towns and cities across Connecticut and Massachusetts since 2004.

We have a unique ability to create and manage a design team and intimately collaborate with local officials and reviewing authorities to streamline the design and review process. This results in a superior end product that is delivered in an optimum time and cost efficient manner. Since we are a small firm, overhead expenses are very low which results in substantial cost savings to the Client.

As demonstrated above, we offer a wealth of local presence and on-the-ground experience, "old-fashioned" Client service, and extensive experience and knowledge in site evaluation, design and permitting for all types of projects. These proven abilities are critical in streamlining project timelines and maximizing project success. We are dedicated to providing effective and diligent work, communication, team collaboration and care to ensure project success in meeting or exceeding your goals and expectations. We sincerely appreciate your consideration of our team to provide civil engineering design and consultation services for your project. We would truly be thrilled to be given the opportunity to work with you, to bring your project from concept to completion. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need any additional information.

We are proud of our new office building that we built in 2015. Please stop by and visit us anytime!


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Joe is the principal and sole owner of Indigo and is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut (PEN #21090) with more than 22 years of experience in a wide array of civil engineering and construction projects. Joe’s project experience includes all aspects of site development and planning, coastal and marine structures and facilities, stormwater management, flood control, roadway and bridge infrastructure improvements, subsurface sewage disposal systems and local, state and federal permitting. He is very familiar with the municipal land use submittal process and also has extensive experience in designing and managing projects at both tidal and inland waterfront sites, environmentally sensitive properties and sites located within FEMA Flood Zones. Joe is also an Approved Hydraulic Engineer with the Connecticut DOT and has vast experience in hydrology and hydraulics. As the principal of Indigo, Joe is personally dedicated to every project and is always directly involved every step along the way from concept through construction including presentations at all meetings and hearings.

Additionally, Joe is a licensed real estate salesperson (#762067) in Connecticut and is the Director of Business Development for William Raveis Real Estate ~ New Development Services that covers all new development projects throughout the Northeast and Florida. With this, Joe can assist you in all of your real estate sales, purchases and/or development needs!


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Seamus Moran is a Senior Project Manager with Indigo Land Design. With more than 7 years of civil engineering experience, Seamus is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the site design process. Seamus’ engineering experience includes land planning & development, land use permitting, drainage analysis, stormwater management planning & design and sanitary system design. His project experience includes small and large residential, commercial and industrial site design.

Seamus graduated from Villanova University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Connecticut. Since joining Indigo Land Design in 2012, Seamus has been a key contributor to the continued growth and success of Indigo Land Design.