New senior project manager at Atwell

SOUTHFIELD—Officials at the engineering firm Atwell LLC announced that Michael J. Giddings has joined the firm as Senior Project Manager for the land and right-of-way solutions group.

Based in Atwell’s Southfield office, Giddings will focus on the real estate and power and energy markets, providing clients with Atwell’s full suite of right of way services. His responsibilities include project coordination and execution, client satisfaction and relations, developing project objectives and managing project teams.

With 38 years of land development and commercial real estate management, Giddings brings a diverse portfolio of experience in all facets of real-estate in commercial and residential industries as well as power and energy and telecommunication. He has successfully managed a diverse portfolio of commercial properties, including retail, medical and tight industrial assets, which requires additional expertise in obtaining financing and risk management insurance.

He has experience with complex land acquisition transactions, entitlement and permitting processing, design and construction projects, tenant, lender, civil engineering, insurance company and consulting firm negotiations. He has worked on numerous projects involving public and private utilities such as electric, gas, water/sewer and voice/data. Giddings’ prior experience in the title insurance business also allowed him the opportunity to lead and execute on tasks related to the title curative process for real estate transactions. Giddings is a licensed real estate booker in the State of Michigan.

“We are excited to have Michael on our team,” said Vice President Debriah Wilson. “He brings extensive expertise from the real-estate industry and can effectively oversee complex projects on behalf of our clients’ interests. We are enthusiastic about his ability to support our clients and to expand our growing Land Services market.”

Atwell is a national consulting, engineering, and construction services firm with technical professionals located across the country. More at

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