HBU Surveying & Planning, LLC is a full service land surveying and planning firm operating out of Greenville, SC and covering the southeast. Named after the real estate term "highest and best use" (HBU), we are experts in land surveying, mapping, planning, land use, zoning, real estate, development, and construction. Our president, Brian Pate, is a licensed professional land surveyor with over 20 years of surveying and planning experience and personally manages every project we touch. We specialize in solutions for Design Professionals, Developers, Landowners, Municipalities, Estates, and Contractors, leveraging the latest technology available.
We have been blessed to have worked on such a wide variety of award winning projects in spectacular places. Our project experience includes the upstate of South Carolina and North Carolina, the lowcountry of South Carolina, and resort developments in Colorado. We have successfully led projects in every major property sector, military projects, aviation projects, transportation projects, and municipal infrastructure projects.