Services & Markets

We provide consulting services to public and private entities in markets as diverse as telecommunications, oil and gas development and exploration, major utilities, renewable energy, land development, transportation and all levels of government. These services include civil and structural engineering, land surveying, hydrographic surveying, contract water/wastewater facility operation, and construction phase services (observation, materials testing).

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Tower Support Services

As one of northern Michigan's oldest and largest surveying and civil engineering firms GFA is able to offer quick and experienced response to your projects. Our team has been involved in hundreds of cellular communication sites in Michigan and brings over 70 years of combined experience to bear on your projects. Your projects will receive the same professionalism and superior service all our communication clients throughout the region enjoy.

Telecommunications Services

Land Development

From feasibility to final construction

GFA has provided engineering services to countless residential and commercial developments throughout northern Michigan. Residential: If you are looking to make the most out of your residential parcel--whether it's a platted community, manufactured housing development, single-family, master-planned development, site condominiums, or yet-to-be-decided - our team is here to help. Commercial: Business is business, and the goal of any commercial development is to maximize value by minimizing expense. Our veteran development professionals are here to assist you, supported by survey, wastewater and drinking water specialists, materials testing and construction observation professionals to help you guide your project through zoning, permitting, design and construction. Clients and projects include Lowe's, Michael's, Bed Bath & Beyond, Lochenheath, Oleson's Food Stores, Arbors of Traverse, Munson Healthcare, and many more.

Development Services

Energy Industry Support Services

Our team has been involved in thousands of oil and gas sites in Michigan and brings over 100 years of combined experience to bear on your projects. Our clients include major regional and national companies. Our goal is to exceed our clients' expectations in all facets of our service offerings. With the ability to field seven (7) survey crews, GFA will respond quickly to your needs, no matter where or what time of year.

Energy Industry Services

Power Utilities

Our clients include major regional and national entities. Services include: