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Coastal Design & Engineering, Ltd (CDE) is a coastal, civil and environmental engineering company with an understanding of the complexity of the coastal environment with expertise in planning, design and engineering of coastal islands, beach restoration, inlet navigation and waterfront development in the Caribbean and the Americas.  For over 20 years we have helped clients realize their vision by engineering sustainable, cost-effective solutions to protect and stabilize beaches, improve inlet channels and marina/harbor entrances and controlling flooding and stormwater discharge to counter the effects of storm driven energy. Our firm’s engineering practice also includes site development and land planning, stormwater conveyance and offshore pipelines, underwater cables, water quality improvements and sediment management and mitigation of degraded or impacted coastal ecosystems through habitat creation and sustainable dredging.

Our clients range from governments and developers to private homeowners.  We are known for our technically innovative and environmentally sustainable projects.  CDE demands quality of ourselves to help you to comply with the law, enhance your business, and protect the client/owner from the liabilities and burdens associated with environmental challenges.

CDE has proudly served the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Caribbean and the Americas from our Providenciales, TCI office since 2004.

CDE’s Experience in Challenging Projects Enables Us to Provide Our Clients With Practical Solutions to Complex Coastal Problems in Unique Waterfront Locations.

Our Mission

To continue as leaders in developing cutting-edge innovative solutions to face the complex challenges of coastal and waterfront development.

Our Vision

To offer sustainable solutions for resilient coastal and waterfront development in keeping with the cultural and social balance and natural environment of the location.

Depth of Knowledge, Breadth of Experience.

Our clients trust us

To solve their most complex problems.

Coastal Design & Engineering, Ltd (CDE) is a coastal and environmental engineering company located in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Our areas of expertise include the planning, design and engineering of beach restoration, inlet and navigation projects and waterfront development in the Caribbean.

Why Us?


We are a highly qualified and experienced civil, coastal/marine and environmental engineering team with a thirty year history in the Turks and Caicos and the Caribbean.


We’re experienced. We’ve seen and completed almost every type of project having served on more than 50 waterfront development projects in the Turks and Caicos Islands alone. Our experience extends to other Caribbean islands and the Americas including the Bahamas, Belize, Columbia, Mexico, Nevis, Peru, St Barths, St Kitts, St Lucia, and the Southeast United States.

Team of Professionals

CDE’s team of engineers and marine scientists are uniquely qualified with advanced engineering degrees and specialty board certifications.


The majority of our Clients are repeat customers. Our experienced management and quality control team ensures a high quality work product delivered on-time and within-budget each and every time.

Integrated Project Management

Whether you’re looking for a single, specialized service or an integrated, holistic solution, CDE is the intelligent and experienced choice.  We routinely hire mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural and architectural sub-consultants to supplement our civil, coastal and environmental services for full development services packages for a “one stop solution” to your development needs.


Our long-standing project history in the area has allowed us to compile an extensive database of local physical, environmental and geotechnical data in CAD and GIS format.

Exceptional Service

Our experienced staff of engineers and scientists provide our clients with prompt, professional services.


The CDE Team has been previously qualified by the TCI Government (Planning Department and DECR-Department of Environment and Coastal Resources) to prepare coastal/marine environmental impact assessments (EIA) and serve as the special inspector on coastal/marine engineering projects.

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