About Us

Reliability - Relationships - Results

Carson Land Consultants is the third generation of a Warrenton-based firm in operation since 1972. Jim Carson purchased the business in 1997 and we celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2022. Carson Land Consultants has dutifully served our community navigating significant change in those 25 plus years. With our community-minded ethos and dedication to quality work and meaningful relationships, we are continuing our service to the commonwealth.


Jim Carson, owner of Carson Land Consultants, has nearly 40 years of experience in land-use consulting emphasizing civil engineering, land surveying, and land planning services. As owner of Carson Land Consultants, Jim is hands-on and works directly with our clients from their initial inquiry through the thoughtful completion of their work. 



  • BSCET - Civil Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 1984
  • P.E. Registrations: Virginia #021624 AND Pennsylvania #040495


  • Carson Land Consultants
    • Co-Owner and CEO
    • Warrenton, Virginia (1997 - Present)
  • Benchmark Engineering & Surveying, Inc.
    • Co-Owner and COO
    • Culpeper, Virginia (1991-1996)
  • LBA, Limited
    • Municipal Engineering Department Manager and Project Manager
    • Fairfax, Virginia (1984-1991)

Notable Projects 

  • White Springs Senior Living
  • Poet's Walk Memory Care
  • White Springs Founders Club
  • Blackthorne Inn
  • Orlean Volunteer Fire Dept Site Plan
  • The Villages of Goose Pond Grove Site Plan
  • Morrisville Dollar General Store Site Plan
  • Wakefiled School Performing Arts & Squash Court Buildings & Gymnasium
  • Marshall Main Street Improvements
  • Middleburg Humane Foundation Site Plan
  • Bridge Community Church
  • Grace United Methodist Church Site Plan
  • Cube Smart Storage Facility
  • Matchpoint Apartments
  • Chestnut Run II Farm
  • Columbia Gas Site Plan
  • Ashglow Subdivision Site Plan
  • Lineweaver Technology Park
  • Culpeper County Airport Water & Sewer Extension
  • Fauquier County Airport
  • BB&T Bank
  • Old Town Athletic Club
  • Poplar Springs Inn & Day Spa

Client Appreciation