Coates has been providing land acquisition and right of way services to energy providers, utilities, municipalities, DOT’s, and oil and gas companies since Jack Coates opened for business in 1950. The first firm of its kind, Coates is nationally recognized as a leader in the land and right of way acquisition industry. A national corporation, Coates has the depth of knowledge and the agility to respond to client needs in all 50 states. Coates is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with regional offices located in Texas, California, Florida, and New York.

What We Do


Our comprehensive portfolio of services, includes but is not limited to:

  • Project Management and Oversight
  • Right of Way Plan Development
  • Landowner Identification
  • Title Research and Curative Services
  • Document Management and Preparation
  • Due Diligence
  • Survey Permission and Coordination / Support
  • Non-environmental Permit Acquisition
  • Right of Way / Easement Negotiation and Acquisition
  • Public Meeting Support
  • Tracking and Reporting
  • Construction Support
  • Condemnation Support
  • Change Management
  • Quality Assurance and Document Control
  • Highly-qualified and Experienced Personnel
  • LandRun™ Project Database
  • GIS - Mapping / Viewer