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Aerial map of neighborhood construction site in Seattle, WA - 24 June 2017

Most Recent Aerial Maps Enable Urban Planning

SEATTLE, WA | CAPTURED: JUN. 24, 2017

Context Requires Eyes in the Sky


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Do the Groundwork

High resolution historical imagery from Nearmap aids due diligence. Examine windows through time to help determine environmental impact. In like manner, evaluate the site’s water table level and potential flood risk. Then correlate with soil analysis and natural topography to cap your analysis. Read the solution brief

Map Your Essentials

When mapping new communities, leverage the most current aerial imagery to evaluate potable water infrastructure, current and planned food distribution. You know, the bare necessities. Responsibly plan growth around sustainable resources, and forecast population density loads from anticipated land development; zone accordingly, and coordinate it all through high quality aerial photography. See areas recently captured

Phase Development

Under high growth conditions, utilize aerial mapping to coordinate phased introduction of necessary utilities, leveraging Nearmap’s historical image library to identify development trends and anticipate which sectors to prioritize. Watch our on-demand webinar to learn more

Monitor Growth

With multiple urban captures per year, keep tabs on longer-term infrastructure projects, private and industrial development. Imagery more current than satellite makes it possible, and helps with responsible governance. Get a free trial and start exploring

Green-light Success

When navigating city council approval or other governing bodies’, present your thorough plan in the best possible light. GIS-integrated, high resolution overhead maps make all the difference, and help ensure that correct policies are adopted. Learn more about our Esri integration

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Now I don’t have to go out into the field for measurements... I fire up Nearmap and can measure the entire community within about two hours. It’s a huge time saver. In addition, before Nearmap I wasn’t able to pick up the differences in surface materials. Now those attributes are spot-on accurate.”

— Russell Spragg, GIS Technician, Mike Stone Associates, Inc.
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