Category Archives: Survey

The Highly Detailed ALTA Survey

In the field of land surveying, the ALTA Survey is regarded as one of the most highly detailed products and considered the “gold standard” of land surveys to commercial real estate professionals. Commercial transactions can be overwhelming especially when multiple parties and large amounts of money are involved. One of the most common items title…
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Your Project’s Success Starts with Schemmer’s Tulsa Office

Schemmer's Tulsa Office Ten years ago, Schemmer made a firm commitment to the City of Tulsa when we opened our Tulsa office. We have proudly been providing Civil Engineering and Surveying in Tulsa solutions since then and love contributing to the betterment of our community. As with any successful company, we wouldn't be where we…
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Our tagline: Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

When you hear the phrases: "Just Do It" "I'm Lovin' It" "The Best a Man Can Get" "It's Finger-Lickin' Good" "The Ultimate Driving Machine" "You're In Good Hands" I bet you can name at least half of the companies or brands these taglines belong to. Taglines, just like the logo itself, help with brand recognition…
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Levee Repair Services

In the spring of 2019, record flooding hit Nebraska and Iowa. Nebraska saw the most intense and wide-spread flooding. Towns were evacuated, bridges and a dam collapsed, a nuclear power plant had to close and multiple roads were deemed too unsafe to remain operable. Even now, in October, the community is still dealing with flash…
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What Does A Land Surveyor Do & what Does It Take to Become One?

What Does a Land Surveyor Do? Land surveyors do a variety of tasks such as updating boundary lines and preparing sites for construction so legal disputes can be prevented. They produce plats of surveys and describe property. Land surveyors are involved with measuring properties and pieces of land to determine boundaries. Information about boundaries is…
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Technology and the Modern Day Surveyors

Surveyors have been a significant part of the Country’s history and continue to be an important part of the construction industry today. From George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln to Daniel Boone, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis, these individuals were some of America’s most famous Surveyors that played an essential role in: The westward…
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Construction Lending Requirements – ALTA Survey

In the first of Schemmer’s Construction Lending Blog Series we discussed Phase I ESA’s and how they are an essential piece of the puzzle when it comes to the Construction Lending Process.  The next piece of the puzzle that Schemmer can assist with during this process is an ALTA Survey. It’s always smart to play…
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Once a Surveyor, Always a Surveyor

Meet Brady Watson, PLS, Survey Manager for Schemmer’s Tulsa Office Once a surveyor, always a surveyor? You could say that’s the case for Schemmer’s Brady Watson, land surveyor for our Tulsa office. “Surveying is the only work I’ve ever done. Even through high school and college.” Brady’s father was a surveyor and growing up he…
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Schemmer meets your survey needs in Oklahoma

Answer: “A Hot Rod” That’s how it all started for us ... early founder Gene Gollehon started the firm as a civil engineering and surveying firm in 1959. A black Volkswagen “Bug” served as the firm’s first survey vehicle. Schemmer Land Surveyors in Oklahoma Decades later, Schemmer continues to provide our surveying clients with the…
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