Our Core Markets

Land Development

Educational Facilities

Governmental Consultants

Healthcare Facilities

Institutional Facilities

Parks and Recreation

Property Transactions

Transportation Engineering Support





ALTA Member LogoNSPS/ALTA Experts

The Surveying and Mapping staff at GFY includes NSPS/ALTA experts. Jim Akker, PSM, SR. Vice President is a member of the NSPS ALTA Committee and contributes to the ALTA Survey requirements that are updated regularly.

Property Transaction Support Services


HandshakeProperty Transaction Support Services provides our Clients a full array of services focused on supporting property transactions. Whether you are buying, selling, or refinancing; our Project Manager will assist you in selecting the services required to achieve your goals and will be a key member of your property transaction team.


We specialize in assisting attorneys and title companies to solve title defects. Our years of experience in dealing with all types of title problems make us the firm of choice when title problems arise.

Our expertise in Property Transaction Support Services includes:

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Pre-Acquisition/Due Diligence

  • Parcel identification and preliminary mapping
  • Buyer or Seller due diligence
  • Zoning review and reporting.
  • Acquisition/ALTA surveys.
  • Resolution of title defects
  • Preliminary assessment of development costs

Real Estate Considerations

  • Site acquisition analysis and recommendations
  • Build-to-Suit analysis and recommendations
  • Landlord and seller representation
  • Feasibility analysis, broker opinion of value


  • Protected species surveys and ability to permit impacts
  • Wetlands extent and ability to mitigate potential impacts

Facility Evaluations

  • General overview of building conditions
  • Building compliance inspections and evaluations
  • Conceptual solutions to correct found deficiencies in a facility
  • Probable construction cost to construct solutions

Zoning, Comprehensive Plan, and Land Development Codes

  • Research opportunities and constraints to development
  • Land use feasibility studies and reports
  • Net usable land determination
  • Floodplain limits determination
  • Availability of utilities study and report
  • Approximation of stormwater management size and locations
  • Opinion of probable development costs and schedule.
  • Research development impact fees and report
  • Determination of probable requirements for off-site improvements


For more information about our Property Transaction Support capabilities or to request services contact:


Jim Akker, PSMJim Akker, PSM, Sr. Vice President


727 822-4317 | Email: info@georgefyoung.com


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