Founded in 1988, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. (Commonwealth), is a full-service heritage management and consulting firm serving clients for projects of all sizes. Commonwealth is a small business and proud founding member of the American Cultural Resources Association, a trade association of the heritage management industry.
Since its founding, Commonwealth has grown to acquire other cultural resource companies including Coastal Carolina Research, Inc in 2009, Sagebrush Consultants, Inc. in 2013, John Milner Associates Inc. in 2014, and SouthArc, Inc. in 2020. Enabling us to work with customers nationwide from eleven regional offices from Gainesville, FL; Littleton, MA; Traverse City, MI; Tarboro, NC; Albuquerque, NM; Columbus, OH; West Chester, PA; Ogden, UT; Alexandria, VA; Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis, MN; and headquarters in Dexter, MI.
As an experienced industry leader, Commonwealth has consistently delivered quality services at the best value to its clients and developed an outstanding reputation with clients and regulatory agencies for understanding the intricacies of heritage management planning, permitting, and project implementation.
The company’s portfolio reflects numerous accolades and acknowledgments from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Highway Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Society for American Archaeology, the American Cultural Resources Association, and Michigan Department of State.
The Commonwealth Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is proud to give back to stewards who want to preserve heritage and cultural resources. By providing funding for both heritage research and scholarships, the Foundation enables individuals to have a direct impact in their communities and neighborhoods, and helps those who are seeking financial aid for continuing education in the cultural resources industry.
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