Business People Shaking HandsThe Bernard Johnson Group, Inc., founded in 1994,  is a small and diverse group of land acquisition, right-of-way and real estate professionals coming together in a 100% minority owned business. With broad expertise and diverse professional real estate skills, our core competencies include land acquisition & right-of-way services, relocation services, real estate development & re-development, and a complete range of brokerage services. Leveraging our industry specific knowledge we use the latest project management and information management tools and techniques to give our clients professional and well documented project deliverables.

Because The Bernard Johnson Group is a small firm we are able to react and adapt quickly to any change in a client project environment. Capable of managing large projects for public agencies and utility industry clients, as well as small projects for virtually any client base, The Bernard Johnson Group, Inc. partners with other land service industry professionals enabling us to keep the project on time and within budget. Based on our philosophy of streamlined internal processes and continuous cross discipline communication, as well as our ability to shift and re-allocate resources quickly and efficiently while maintaining a strategic core staff, we are able to ensure a timely and cost effective project completion.

The Bernard Johnson Group, Inc. has provided professional services to operators of electric transmission lines, pipelines, transportation light rail agencies, railroads, and stationary site facilities, as well as the oil and gas industry throughout the USA. We possess capabilities ranging from project outsource staffing to complete turnkey projects. In today’s business environment engineering, land services, environmental and regulatory affairs work in harmony, performing strategic activities crucial to a successful land services project, guaranteeing on time and on budget project delivery, as well as client satisfaction. The Bernard Johnson Group, Inc. can provide complete land & right of way acquisition services for virtually any linear route application, as well as route analysis, planning and mapping, relocation services, outreach and community information programs, and a complete range of professional real estate services.

The Bernard Johnson Group, Inc., a certified MBE, DBE and SBE business, provides an array of professional services to both private industry and public agencies in the land acquisition, right-of-way and professional real estate industry. Our core competencies and skills sets encompass a broad spectrum of business and technical activities, and the associated expertise in those related technologies.

Our information analysis and mapping technology experience compliment our land acquisition and right-of-way expertise, where a need for core competencies related to project management and information management are always required. Services performed for our client base include:

  • Full-Take Land Acquisition
  • Right-of-Way Agreements and Easements
  • Development and Redevelopment Planning
  • Complete Site Acquisition and Disposition
  • Simple and Complex Parcel Appraisals and Reviews
  • General Acquisition Negotiations of All Types
  • Right of Entry / Access Negotiations and Agreements
  • Title Searches, Examinations, Abstracts and Special Reports
  • Lien Searches; Due Diligence
  • Permitting and Zoning Services
  • Linear Route Selection and Planning
  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain Services
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Relocation Services: Residential & Complex Business
  • Land File, Legal Documents and Information Management
  • Damage Negotiations and Settlements
  • Project Management for Survey Team and Right-of-Way Agents
  • Spatial, Demographic and Asset Analysis with GIS Mapping
  • Community Outreach and Public Information Programs