Michael Surveying Celebrates 20 Years


NEWPORT NEWS—Headquartered in Newport News, Michael Surveying & Mapping P.C. (MSM) is a specialized and established surveying team—one of the few in Hampton Roads that offers land-only surveying. They have been serving the Hampton Roads area since 2001 and offer a vast array of services through the use of some of the latest technology and advanced survey equipment.

The business, which is celebrating 20 years of service this year, consists of licensed drone pilots who perform various types of land services. The firm was the first land-only surveying company to offer four quality levels of Underground Utility Designation (Quality A–D), and has a broad customer base that includes developers, individuals, municipalities, law firms, engineers, federal and state governments, and architects.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • 3-D Scanning
  • ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
  • As-Built Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Construction Surveys
  • Digital Terrain Modeling
  • Expert Witness
  • FEMA Floor Elevation Certificates
  • GIS Surveying and Mapping
  • GPS Control/Geodetics
  • Hydrography Surveys
  • Property Search
  • Shoreline and Water Boundary
  • Soil Boring Stakeout
  • Subdivision Design and Plotting
  • Tidal and Non-Tidal Wetland Location
  • Topographic Site Surveys
  • Underground Utility Designation.

Owner Paul Michael, Jr., his son, Blake, and other associates are looking forward to further growing the business by continuing to invest in the best technology in support of their motto of having “large company capabilities but small business flexibility.”