Baseline Sabbatical Takes to the High Seas

During the eighth year of work (after working seven full, consecutive years), our full-time civil engineers, land surveyors, community planners and water/wastewater engineers are eligible for paid sabbaticals. This benefit includes 22 consecutive business days off plus approval on a discretionary bonus up to $2,000. The bonus can be applied to flight, lodging and other approved trip expenses. In January/February, Danny Miller spent part of his sabbatical on an ocean cruise. Here’s Danny’s sabbatical journey.

Danny Miller, Baseline CAD Technician

Sabbatical Destination: Norwegian Cruise ...

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Greeley, CO Makes U.S. Best Cities for Jobs

When it’s all aboGreeley Logout location, Baseline’s Regional Office in Greeley, Colorado, has it made.  Greeley is one of three Colorado cities to make the U.S. best cities for jobs (Denver Business Journal 5/13/14).  Its 5.6 percent job growth last year and 12.2 percent increase between 2008 and 2013 place it fifth among small cities (less than 150,000 non-farm jobs).

What are the other Colorado cities?  Boulder ranks first among medium-sized cities, and ...

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Register for Land & Development Conference

If you’re involved in Colorado real estate, you know how difficult it is to keep up with key issues such as land-demand projections, navigating the entitlement process and major infrastructure projects along the Front Range.  On the morning of Tuesday, September 17, the Colorado Real Estate Journal along with NAIOP and Cassidy Turley will bring you up to speed.  Join them and Baseline for the Continue Reading →

Demystifying the ALTA Survey

by Aaron Demo, PLS

land-surveyingProfessional Land Surveyors are constantly helping clients understand what they need when they say “survey”.  Surveys can range from Improvement Location Certificates (“ILCs”) to the infamous “ALTA Surveys”. Surveys are generally subject to state and local regulations, but can vary dramatically.  The ALTA survey is unique because it is governed by detailed requirements.  It should only vary based on specific, client-dictated requirements.

The American Land Title Association/American Congress on Surveying and ...

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Urban Infill Development

In the Denver Metro area and Northern Colorado when “urban infill” projects are mentioned, we might think of the downtown Denver area just North of Coors Field or Stapleton as prime examples of the term.  Wikipedia defines infill as “the use of land within a built-up area for further construction; especially as part of a community redevelopment or growth management program or as part of smart growth. It focuses on ...

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