About Us

Cardinal Civil Resources is a full-service land surveying, land planning, engineering, and 3D imaging company that services hundreds of clients. We were founded in 2010 by George Cunha, a 30-year veteran of the land surveying industry and a former executive at one of the world's largest and most respected surveying, engineering, and consulting firms. 

5 Locations

Cardinal is one of the fastest-growing, independently owned land surveying and engineering companies in the southeastern United States. Over the past 14 years, we’ve grown from a single location to 5 state-of-the-art facilities

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Cardinal’s History

Here are some of the major milestones that have helped shape our company. To learn more about Cardinal, and why you should partner with us, contact your local Cardinal representative or Don Rudy, our Vice President of Business Development.

Cardinal is Founded

The company is founded as Cardinal Survey & Design in Williamsburg, VA, with 3 employees and a single truck.


New Business Development Director

Cardinal hires Don Rudy, a former bank executive, to help the company with its strategic expansion plans.


Moyock, NC

Cardinal opens its first location in North Carolina and begins servicing clients in SE Virginia and NE North Carolina.


Lynchburg, VA

Cardinal acquires Berkley-Howell, which adds civil engineering and allows the company to expand into western Virginia.


Richmond, VA

Cardinal acquires Pro Inspections, adding materials inspections, geotechnical services, and a state-of-the-art lab.


2019 Consultant of the Year

Cardinal is awarded the 2019 DBE Consultant of the Year by the Virginia Department of Transportation.


2019 Small Business Person of the Year

Cardinal is awarded Small Business Person of the Year by the Williamsburg Economic Development Department.


Manassas, VA

Cardinal acquires BW Smith & Associates in Northern, VA. Cardinal is now able to service the entire state of Virginia.


Cardinal Civil Resources

Cardinal Survey is rebranded as Cardinal Civil Resources to better define the company's expanding services.


Charlotte, NC

Cardinal opens an office in North Carolina's largest and fastest-growing metropolitan area.


Rock Hill, SC

Cardinal acquires Fisher-Sherer, Inc., which services North and South Carolina and specializes in road and utility design.


Why Cardinal?

We’ve developed long-standing relationships with some of the largest companies in the United States. This stems from our ability to provide a wide range of construction services that we deliver on time and within budget. Here are a few reasons you should choose us:

Experienced Staff
Great Customer Service
Competitive Pricing
Convenient Locations
Fast Turn-Around-Times
Minority-Owned Business
SWaM/DBE Certified
SBA -8(a) Certified
Member Assn of Surveyors
Member Virginia Building Code
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