Gulfstream Design Group, LLC (Gulfstream) was founded in 2013 by Matt Lahti, PE, a civil engineer with ten years of engineering experience. Mr. Lahti has resided in St. Johns County since 1987 and has been a licensed Professional Engineer since 2010. He has worked on dozens of projects across Northeast Florida for a wide range of public and private clients. Gulfstream maintains a fully staffed office in St. Augustine and remains committed to building our services and relationships in this region. Mr. Lahti’s vision for Gulfstream is to become integral in generating designs to support clients’ projects, with a vision for sustainable growth in the State of Florida.
Through years of experience, Mr. Lahti has gained a working knowledge of the local, state and federal regulations applicable in particular to Northeast Florida. Gulfstream’s simple, no-nonsense approach to providing high-quality design services while meeting and exceeding client needs, expectations, schedules and budgets is evidenced by our resume of repeat work. Our staff is committed to building personal relationships with the clients we serve.
Through personal and professional commitments to the communities we work and live in, Gulfstream has established longstanding relationships with clients throughout Florida. By combining sound design practices and diligent project management, our projects are completed on time and within budget. Gulfstream brings a wide variety of background from onsite renovations and repairs to ground-up development of fully vegetated sites. Gulfstream has experience with stormwater design and flooding remediation; utility design to include potable water and sanitary sewer; preparation of paving and grading plans; familiarity with stormwater pollution prevention plans and best management practices for control of offsite sedimentation.
Gulfstream is qualified, fully prepared, and genuinely eager and motivated to serve the community providing design and consulting services. With a project team composed of experienced engineers who possess a diverse skill set and insightful acumen, they are able to overcome challenges while maintaining a pragmatic adherence to the project design and parameters. The Gulfstream Design Group team delivers marquee projects that exemplify the importance for the assemblage of a strong consultant team.
As a critical part of our practice, we strive to integrate tools for outreach, learning and data gathering in order to gain information, consensus and knowledge. By sharing ideas and creating common goals, we sharpen focus on critical issues and the most pertinent aspects of a project.
Through public engagement, we gain information, communicate ideas and build consensus. At Gulfstream, we: