About EMLS

EMLS, Inc. is a value-based, solutions provider through advanced technological expertise in the areas of Technology Services, Engineering Services, Architectural Services and Land Surveying,. Our “One-Stop Shop” approach is an excellent provider for Information Technology Solutions, Infrastructure Development, and Architectural needs. EMLS has over 15 years of experience and has the flexibility to work within each project’s unique characteristics so that your needs are met in an effective and budget-conscious manner.


Certified as HUBzone, Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) under the US SBA 8(a) Business Development Program, City of Detroit, Wayne County Airport Authority and MMBDC, EMLS is located in Detroit, MI.

Our expertise


EMLS specializes in Turn-key Information Technology Solutions, Strategic Staffing , Software and Systems Engineering, Software and Systems Development & Deployment, Medical/Health IT, Mobile Health, eHR Support, Medical Records Management, Embedded Systems, Microsoft Technologies (SharePoint, etc.), Cloud Services, Enterprise Content Management and Web Application Services, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Project/Program Management, ITIL & CMMI Consulting and Implementation, System Lifecycle Management, Document Lifecycle Management, Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, CAE and CAD, etc.


Environmental Site Assessments per ASTM requirements and Michigan Law; Brownfield redevelopment; Innovative engineering methods for remediation and due care based on planned site use; Assess and redress indoor air quality for mold, lead and asbestos; Remediation design and implementation using subcontractors to save time and monies.

Project site layout including parking, grading and utility corridors; Permits for soil erosion control plans; Work in conjunction with the environmental engineering team to incorporate appropriate measures with regard to remedial action plans.



Complete Architectural Services from conceptual & schematic design to construction drawings, specifications as well as cost estimating and construction contract administration for all housing (garden apartments, townhomes, low-rise & mid-rise apartment buildings, housing/facilities for the aging) and office buildings.

Land Surveying

Site documents via ALTA Surveys; Boundary and Topographical Surveys; Flood Elevation Surveys; Construction Surveying/Staking and Mortgage Surveys; Subdivision plats and condominium plans; Applications for developing tax credits based on future use of the property, and designing institutional control plans for such use.


Our Key Projects

  • City of Detroit
  • City of Ferndale
  • City of St. Clair Shores
  • City of River Rouge
  • City of Warren
  • Bing Group
  • GSA
  • Huntsville-Army Corps of Engineers
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • MGM Grand Detroit, LLC
  • City of Sterling Heights
  • Volunteers of America
  • Fort Shelby Hotel
  • Troy School District
  • Kemp Klein PLC

Our Team

Dr. Vijay Mahida, PE, PS, CPA, JD is EMLS’s President and fully responsible for the Firm’s Projects. Dr. Mahida has over fifty (50) years experience in engineering and land surveying. His most notable projects include the air rights survey for the Fort Shelby hotel; performing a boundary, topographical and construction survey for the Mercado sector of Mexicantown (Detroit, MI) and platting the Victoria Park subdivision in Detroit, and all surveying for the Troy School District Project. He has served for 11 years on the Michigan Board of Land Surveyors, which regulate the Practice of Surveying.