ORC FAQs2024-04-24T16:28:42+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions
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What services does OR Colan Associates (ORC) offer?2023-11-15T14:37:35+00:00

ORC specializes in providing comprehensive right of way services, including acquisition, relocation, and program management, ensuring smooth project execution from inception to completion.

What industries do you serve?2023-11-15T14:50:47+00:00

We serve a diverse range of industries including transportation, utilities, government, and infrastructure, providing tailored right of way solutions to meet their unique project needs.

How long has ORC been in the right of way industry?2023-11-15T14:50:54+00:00

ORC has been a trusted leader in the right of way industry since 1969, delivering excellence and expertise on numerous projects nationwide.

What geographic areas does ORC serve?2023-11-15T14:52:33+00:00

ORC operates 35+ offices across the country, serving clients nationwide. Boasting a network of more than 350 ORC-employed professionals prepare to deliver right of way services, we are equipped to handle the demands of projects of any scale. ORC has successfully completed projects in more than 40 states.

How does ORC ensure the quality and compliance of its services?2023-11-15T14:54:18+00:00

ORC adheres to compliance protocols and maintains industry leading quality control, aligning our services with industry standards and regulatory requirements to ensure superior service delivery.

What makes ORC different from other right of way service providers?2023-11-15T14:54:51+00:00

Our dedicated team, rich industry experience, and client-centric approach set ORC apart, ensuring personalized and efficient right of way solutions for every project.

What GIS and technology capabilities does ORC offer for project support?2023-11-15T15:09:29+00:00

ORC provides a full range of GIS services to enhance project management, including the creation of online maps for team collaboration, comprehensive PDF map books for offline references, detailed KMZ files for applications like Google Earth, and customized parcel exhibits. Our in-house GIS team ensures quality and efficiency in delivering tailored GIS solutions.

In addition, ORC Parcel Suite® is a comprehensive, web-based right-of-way database solution created in-house by ORC staff and designed specifically for the management of all phases of the right-of-way acquisition process.

Does ORC have any certifications or affiliations with professional organizations?2023-11-15T15:01:06+00:00

ORC maintains affiliations with recognized right of way and real estate organizations such as AASHTO, ACEC, ASHE, Florida Airport Council (FAC) and IRWA, demonstrating our commitment to professional excellence and industry advancements.

What types of clients does ORC typically work with?2023-11-15T15:01:40+00:00

We work with a variety of clients including engineering firms, government agencies, utility companies, and private sector firms, providing each with tailored right of way services to meet their project objectives.

How does ORC stay updated with the industry standards and regulations?2023-11-15T15:02:50+00:00

ORC continuously engages with professional organizations, attends industry events, and undergoes training to stay abreast of the latest industry standards, regulations, and best practices.

What steps does ORC take to ensure the safety and satisfaction of its clients?2023-11-15T15:03:23+00:00

We prioritize safety and client satisfaction by implementing stringent safety protocols, maintaining open communication, and delivering quality services that exceed client expectations.

Does ORC provide educational resources or training in the right of way sector?2023-11-15T15:03:59+00:00

Yes, ORC offers a range of educational resources and training programs to foster knowledge-sharing and professional development in the right of way sector.

Who are some of ORC’s past clients or partners?2023-11-15T15:11:02+00:00

Our esteemed clientele and partners span various sectors; however, for confidentiality reasons, we encourage you to contact us directly for specific information regarding our past projects and collaborations.

Is ORC a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE)?2023-11-15T15:05:31+00:00

No, WBE certification requires an entity to be both woman-owned and woman-operated.

How can I join the ORC team? What career opportunities are available?2023-11-15T15:06:30+00:00

Joining the ORC team opens doors to a rewarding career in the right of way sector. Explore current job openings on our Careers page to find the perfect fit for your expertise and aspirations.

How can I contact ORC for more information or to discuss a potential project?2023-11-15T15:07:37+00:00

You can reach out to ORC for more information or to discuss a potential project by visiting our Contact Us page. Our team is ready to assist you with your right of way needs.

Let us know how ORC can help you or your organization.