ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
The American Land Title Association along with the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping adopted the first ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey standards in 1962. Since then the standards have been revised several times to adapt to changes in laws and lender requirements.
Effective Febraury 23, 2011 the latest revisions adopted by the ALTA and the National Society of Professional Surveyors, a member organization of ACSM, will become standard.
LJA Engineering has extensive experience in performing ALTA/ACSM surveys for commercial and industrial clients. Among numerous new construction projects have been hotels, apartment complexes, condos, restaurants and retail stores. Other projects have included telecommunication sites such as new cell tower installations and satellite broadcast facilities.
Industrial sites have included several large petro-chemical plant facilities. Surveys included use of aerial photogrammetry to assist in location of major structures and refining equipment. These industrial facilities have included Waste Management, Goodyear Chemicals, Arch Chemicals, ExxonMobil and DuPont.
In 2010, LJA Engineering completed the ALTA/ACSM survey of Parkdale Mall in Beaumont, Texas for CBL Properties, LLC. This 75+ acre mall houses numerous retail shops and stores, as well as a bank, movie theater and several restaurants. An updated survey was performed in 2011. Other retail centers have included Dowlen Towne Center in Beaumont and Jefferson Shopping Center in Port Arthur.