Stage1 Site Selection

What do you expect on your next site?

Working with you remotely, our innovative Stage1 platform  unlocks powerful, site-specific data and anticipated subsurface conditions allowing you to quickly advance into planning and preliminary designs and budgets without us setting foot on your site. WATCH NOW

It’s affordable and scalable – easily allowing you to compare multiple sites – and available to you in less than five business days. Gain a greater understanding of potentially significant issues which may impact development, a site rating of constructability, and recommendations for the next steps included within a Smart Work Plan. With this powerful preliminary data, you can avoid potential delays and unexpected challenges. Check out our Fee Schedules here.

Why Stage1?


What we know can help you. We’re drawing upon our more than 10,000 Phase I investigations completed each year and expertise operating the largest exploration fleet in the country. This experience allows you to move faster with the confidence in a team that knows how to interpret potential obstacles and overcome them.


Terracon has a proven record of delivering Stage1 on-time, with 97 percent delivered ahead of schedule. Give us a few days and we’ll give you access to decades of historical data.


Your dedicated client service manager will stay in touch during and after you order. Then, when you’re ready to move forward, your local Terracon professional will partner to guide you seamlessly into environmental due diligence and geotechnical field exploration.

Award Winning

The Association for Corporate Growth honored Stage1 with its first ever Innovation Award, for growing an offering that “represents a notable innovation within the company’s industry.” You can read more here.

Start Your Research Now

No need to wait. Site research starts when you request access to our no-cost, online experience. You’ll be able to explore your site now with our interactive GIS layers.

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Michael Frawley, P.E.
(919) 436 2987


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