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Why hiring a Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor is the key to successful land development.

From initial baseline surveys to construction management and inspections, registered professionals provide essential services to a homeowner or a larger developer. Take the time to ensure that you have a qualified professional to assist you in assessing your project and moving it through the construction phases to achieve your goals.

A professional will work on your behalf to develop your vision and apply their expertise and state of the art technology to effectively develop your project in compliance with regulatory requirements. They will help you achieve your project goals and objectives, working with site constraints and regulatory challenges. Qualified professionals can provide services in both the private and public sectors for residential, commercial, educational and municipal projects.

Written by Josh Bows

Josh Bows has been with Merrill Corporation since 2002 and is now the current President of the company. Josh has over 15 years experience as a Registered Professional Engineer and Mass. DEP Soils Evaluator. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

10 Comments

  • Jeff Evans

    It’s nice to know that land surveyors have the knowledge to make sure that you stay within boundaries legally as well as with property. My wife and I are talking about building a house and why we need a surveyor. We will definitely have to make sure we look into it more if we end up doing that.

  • Bernard Clyde

    It’s good to know that professional land surveyors can help you develop your own vision. I think it’s especially important that you get help understanding how your project will be applied in a certain area depending on the land. When it comes to a big project, you should strive to find professional consulting and surveying to help you successfully implement that project as effectively as possible.

  • John

    The article mentions that a professional land surveyor can be beneficial since they can develop your vision and make sure your project is in compliance with regulatory requirements. My father-in-law lives in a more rural part of town and wants to develop some of the land he owns. It seems as if consulting with a land surveyor would be really beneficial for him.

  • Chris Winters

    Josh, It makes sense that land surveyors could help you to assure that your building is being built based on regulations. My wife and I are planning on having our home built and we want to make sure it is safe. I can definitely see why we would want to find a land surveyor to make sure that our house is built in a safe and secure area.

  • tifalocke3@gmail.com

    I appreciate that you mention taking the time to choose a qualified professional who can help you assess your project and reach your goal. In order to do this, you’d probably want to look online and talk to other businesses about the civil engineers they’ve worked with in order to find the right one. While you’re looking online, you’d probably want to check out reviews and look at the engineer’s website in order to learn more about the services they offer so you can find the best one for the project.

  • Jeremy Thompson

    It’s reassuring to learn that registered professionals provide essential services to a homeowner or a larger developer. My family is moving soon, and I wanted us to be able to start making our own home. My wife and I had been together for quite a while already, so having our own home by us would be a dream come true. We’ll try seeking for a professional to help us with our land surveying.

  • Millie Hue

    Thanks for helping me understand that professionals will be able to work for public or private properties as well. I just got curious about this because my mom needs to hire a surveyor since she has been promoted to a higher position in the public office. It appears that they plan to have another building built.

  • aditya

    It can really surprise people to learn just how important land surveying can be. You can use it for designing land subdivisions. That can really be helpful for planning construction or other building projects.

  • Rosie Beckett

    My husband and I recently bought a large plot of land that we want to use for building a custom home and I did not realize how important it is to hire a civil engineer and land surveyor to help us! You make a great point that they will have the best equipment and technology to develop the vision that we have for our future home. Also, the fact that they will make sure everything is in compliance with the land requirements would give my husband and me peace of mind that we are doing everything legally.

  • Millie Hue

    It’s great to know that we a land surveyor can be hired either in private or public projects. With that in mind, my uncle can hire one for themselves since they need their lot to be checked before they have a dormitory constructed there. It is near the universities which is why they chose dormitory as the establishment. https://initialexploration.com/geomatics

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