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Deschutes Roanoke Street Pub

Balzer and Associates, Inc. helps Deschutes Roanoke Street Pub set records! Deschutes Brewery made a big splash in the Roanoke Valley this weekend helping clean up Tinker Creek and setting a record for the amount of beer poured and the dollars raised for local nonprofits. We are delighted that a number of our folks contributed […]

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Landscapes Unlimited, Inc. Celebrates 40 Years!

Last Thursday evening I had the honor and privilege of attending the 40th Anniversary celebration of Landscapes Unlimited, Inc., a Lincoln, Nebraska based golf course construction, development, and management company. The company was founded in 1976 by an amazing man, Bill Kubly, who has become a good friend through our mutual involvement in Ballyhack, a national […]

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New faces are popping up throughout our offices. In our New River Valley office, Balzer and Associates, Inc. is pleased to welcome Gretchen Merix to our team of talented professionals providing development consultation to our clients. Gretchen grew up in Blacksburg and graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Upon […]

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Talented Tiger

Our search for talented professionals to provide development consultation to our clients in Richmond, Virginia has led us to the Bayou State, where we found Lane Hargroder, EIT. Lane is a  graduate of LSU where he received a BS in Civil Engineering. When he’s not working Lane can be found pursuing one of many interests, […]

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Strategically Planning

Over the course of the past two months Balzer and Associates, Inc. has undertaken a Strategic Planning process which has culminated in the development of a Strategic Plan that will guide our firm over the next 5 years. Through this process, guided by Ray Kogan of Kogan & Company, we have taken a good look […]

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To David Willis!

Many years ago I met a couple of fun-loving, outdoorsy type guys who had an annual tradition of inviting friends over to share the bounty of their hunting efforts. We enjoyed quail and dove and venison and other exotic meats amongst folks who rarely had the opportunity to taste such fare. Andy Douthat and David […]

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America’s Toughest Road Marathon

This weekend runners from across the Country will come to Roanoke, Virginia to compete in the Blue Ridge Marathon. Billed as “America’s Toughest Road Marathon”, the race course includes a total elevation gain/loss of 7,430 feet. Runners who compete in this event are looking for a real challenge, a chance to enjoy some spectacular views, and […]

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Major Technology Announcement

Balzer and Associates, Inc., Planners, Architects, Engineers and Surveyors will become the first professional design firm globally to use a brand new technology which will allow our professional Architects, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Landscape Architects and Land Surveyors to perform their work totally hands-free. The proprietary devices and software that the company has developed in […]

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