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Two Words. Eight Letters—A Million Reasons to Say “Thank You”

As we move closer to 100 employees in just eight short years, I feel humbled, honored, and very optimistic about MCA’s future. Most of all, I’m extremely grateful . . . for MCA’s amazing staff. I know I’ve said it numerous times before, but as we continue to add exceptional talent, the sentiment keeps […]

The Power of Ideas

In a Blog earlier this year I talked about our business and stressed it was the “Land of Opportunity” for young, energetic talent willing to step up by proving their worth regardless of position or level at MCA.
Nothing is more rewarding than watching young talent spread their wings and now several months later, I […]

Drone Technology—Changing the industry from the sky

Like the internet, world wide web and email did in the late 1990s, UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones) are becoming more and more popular in our world and they are proving to have many uses. Although they have been around since the 1930’s for military use, UAVs are now used in […]

IT ALL COMES BACK TO RELATIONSHIPS!

The most powerful advantages to engaging Metro Consulting Associates (MCA), is our three core values: Relationships, Reputation and Results!  These are what powerfully drive all of the MCA team members. While all of these are important; in the Land Management team the value/principle of relationships is how we maintain our reputation and get results for […]

METRO CONSULTING ASSOCIATES’ EXECUTIVE TO SERVE AS WATER DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR FOR CITY OF HIGHLAND PARK

Plymouth, Mich. August 2, 2016— On April 4th, Metro Consulting Associates, LLC (MCA), a full service consulting firm headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, was appointed director of the City of Highland Park’s Water Department under the direction of Damon L. Garrett, PE, Vice President and Director of Operations at Metro Consulting Associates. MCA was initially […]

Right of Way: Then and Now

The right of way (ROW) industry has changed dramatically over the last 25 years. With innovation and technology, real progress has been made.When I began my ROW career 35 years ago the industry was very male dominated. Today, the ROW industry is vastly diversified in the United States. Five of the last ten International […]

Why Become a Surveyor

Follow in the footsteps of notable past US surveyors such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Daniel Boone!  The majority of famous early explorers had a surveying/mapping background and their work allowed the land to be settled.  Land surveying has been said to be the second oldest profession […]

METRO CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, LLC TO EXHIBIT AT INTERNATIONAL RIGHT OF WAY ASSOCIATION’S (IRWA) 62nd ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Plymouth, Mich. June 10, 2016—Metro Consulting Associates, LLC (MCA), a full service consulting firm headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, will exhibit at the 62nd Annual International Right of Way (IRWA) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee June 12-15, 2016.

IRWA is a professional member organization comprised of global infrastructure real estate practitioners. Since its inception as a not-for-profit […]

METRO CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, LLC PREPARES FOR AWEA WIND CONFERENCE IN NEW ORLEANS

Plymouth, Mich. May 23, 2016—Metro Consulting Associates, LLC (MCA), a full service consulting firm headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, is finalizing plans for the annual AWEA WINDPOWER conference May 23–26, in New Orleans, LA. This year there will be a group attending to represent MCA and the firm will also have an exhibit to showcase their […]

METRO CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, LLC SUPPORTS IMAGIN AS SILVER SPONSOR

Plymouth, Mich. May 15, 2016—Metro Consulting Associates, LLC (MCA), a full service consulting firm headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, announced their support of IMAGIN as a Silver Sponsor at the 25th annual conference in Traverse City.  IMAGIN serves as a crossroads for spatial information users/developers at all levels of government and business.

IMAGIN is a non-profit organization […]