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Inspiring Confidence in Progress: The History of ORC

Inspiring Confidence in Progress:  The History of O. R. Colan Associates book

ORC is proud to announce that our CEO, Cathy Colan Muth, has written a book on the history of our company entitled Inspiring Confidence in Progress: The History of O. R. Colan Associates. While the intended audience of this book is our employees, it may find a broader audience in the right of way industry among those who are interested in the history of the Uniform Act.

The book tells the story of our founder, Owen Richard Colan, J.D. and the journey of his daughter in continuing the business after his death in 1989. The book is currently available on Amazon in either paperback or Kindle edition.

Welcome to the O.R. Colan Group of Companies

Founded on vision and innovation in 1969 by Richard Colan to serve the emerging real estate needs of public agencies, our group of companies continues with our strong culture of innovation today, meeting the National needs of more specialized and diverse real estate markets and services.

ORC maintains a large full-time staff of qualified professionals with diverse experience in appraisal, land acquisition and relocation assistance, ensuring the quality and cost-effective implementation of each project. As a service company, our greatest asset is our people. Our excellent reputation and record of accomplishment continue to attract to our staff roster the best real estate people in the industry.

Please select the appropriate Division/service above to obtain further information and get started on a new successful venture today.

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ORC Ethics Hotline

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