About Us

Lineametrics Group, LLC is a minority and woman owned real-estate development and property management company.

DCA Design Group is the primary design and project management partner of Lineametrics Group.  For more information about DCA Design Group Services, visit their website at: Coming Soon!

Formed in 2012 and based in Portland, Oregon, Lineametrics is devoted to the 3 key elements of Sustainability in its work: Environment, Equity and Economics

Who Is Lineametrics Group?

Diane Coward, Partner

Diane Coward is co-founder and CEO of Lineametrics Group.  Ms Coward holds an architecture degree from UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design with a specialty in green design.  In addition to her design work, Ms. Coward has over 20 years working in leadership positions in the non-profit sector and it committed to social justice, smart growth and equity.  Ms.Coward has also founded and run her own restaurant as well as volunteers at many levels in the community.

James Coward, CFO

Jim Coward is co-founder and Chief Financial Office for Lineametrics Group, the parent company for DCA Design Group.  Mr. Coward handles all business and financial operations of the company.  Mr. Coward has over 20 years of business development experience having co-founded multiple high technology companies in Silicon Valley, and a successful small business in Portland, Oregon.

Jim Coward earned his degree in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and is also currently the President and CEO of SA Photonics, a high-tech company in Silicon Valley.

Other Partners

Lineametrics Group, LLC and DCA Design Group partner with other distinguished professionals who help us with making our projects a reality.

LHW Architects, Portland, OR

Myhre Group Architects, Portland, OR

B&G Builders, Portland, OR

Corbett Hamilton, LLC, Portland, OR

White Cap Construction, Manzanita, OR