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North American Due Diligence Services

Supplying the commercial real estate industry with quality ALTA/NSPS (formerly ALTA/ACSM) Land Title Surveys in its standard survey format.

National commercial zoning services for single or multi-sites within North America.

We provide national environmental and property assessment services to the commercial real estate industry throughout North America.



MKAssociates has been a vendor for Walmart for over fifteen years. They have distinguished themselves as a vendor who consistently provides quality services. Real estate closings are time sensitive and having a vendor who also has the same level of urgency is one of the keys to a successful real estate program.

My experience with MKA has found them to have uncompromising standards for themselves and for those companies they engage. MKA has maintained their reputation by providing comprehensive services, value, and excellent customer service.

Walmart Realty

We hired MKAssociates for survey work of approximately ten (10) properties located in six (6) states, and we were on a very tight schedule for a quick tum-around of the survey work. We received the surveys in a very timely manner and the surveys were in complete detail and very thorough. As we worked through survey issues and changes, MKAssociates was great to work with and handled our requested changes and updates in a timely and professional manner.

I highly recommend MKAssociates, and I certainly look forward to our continued working relationship with them.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Lynn Reynolds


MKAssociates brought a new level of consistency to the surveys for our lending platform. Because they screen the surveyors and competitively bid the pricing, we always receive a high quality product at a reasonable price. Additionally, MKA is always conscience of the time sensitive nature of our transactional business so that they continually meet our deadlines. As a competing lender, it is important to keep down transaction costs and move our transactions quickly to meet the needs of our borrowers, we could not have a better partner in our lending business than MKA to help us meet those needs.

The level of service, attention to detail, knowledge of surveys and real estate, and uncompromising standards sets MKAssociates apart as one of the best in the business.

Genworth Financial

Cindy J. Heidel, Investment Officer

I again want to thank you and your office for the prompt and professional assistance that you provided to us with regard to the survey of the property. Everyone involved is not only pleased with your services, they are gratified that the work was accomplished within the time period promised with the survey containing all of the required information thereon.

Thanks again for all your help.

Law Offices of Theodore J. Leo

Theodore J. Leo, Attorney-At-Law


Connecting with Michelle Kilby and her firm MKAssociates was a wonderful find for Coca-Cola Refreshments. In the 17 years that we have worked with Michelle we have found her to be an involved and knowledgeable company president. Not only has Michelle built a company with a deep reliable knowledge base but she also has the demeanor and charm that helps foster long term business relationships.

Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc.

Celeste H. Burr, Real Estate Specialist, MCR

I began working with Michelle Kilby before she formed MKAssociates and have had the privilege of calling her a friend for over 20 years. Michelle has built her company "from the ground up" with hard work and perseverance.

National Commercial Services, First American

Deborah Goodman, Vice President - Sales and Relationship Manager

I have had the pleasure of doing business with Michelle for nearly twenty years. I was a customer on day one when she started her business in 1998. The firm is a reflection of Michelle, disciplined, responsive, professional. MKAssociates maintains a high standard of practice at all times.

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company

Cindy J. Heidel, Vice President, National Commercial Counsel

Michelle and her team are exceptional diligence specialists. I have worked with MKAssociates on several transactions, including one transaction that involved 38 properties in 15 states.

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Elizabeth A. ("Betsy") Karmin, Partner

I have worked on transactions with Michelle for over 5 years, having first met her at a CREW convention. Michelle is extremely responsive and accommodating. When working on complex multi-site properties, I appreciate how her company is able to use our property designations rather than having to fit them into some other system. She is friendly and generous with her time and advice and professional at all times.

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company

Isabelle Pullis

I've known Michelle Kilby and MKAssociates for 10+ years through ordering their products for my company that I work for. Michelle and her employees at MKAssociates have always been very courteous and professional and willing to go the distance in order to provide their product in a timely manner. I have great respect for Michelle as a person and a business owner. I am honored to call her my friend.

ORIX Capital Markets, LLC

Cindi Spearman


 MKA provides clients with staff that can assist in many ways during and after the due diligence process. As project managers, MKA's team possesses strong backgrounds with proven track records in project, client, and operational management of multi-faceted, multi-disciplined projects. A few of the MKA’s projects are as follows: