CRGA Design Bolsters Healthcare and Senior Living Design Portfolio with Hiring of Two Principals

CRGA Design, a leading architecture, interior design and planning firm, has hired Lee Driskill, AIA and Usama Hassanein, Assoc. AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C.Driskill and Hassanein will both serve as principals at CRGA and will help expand the quality and depth of the firm’s integrated and sustainable design services. Driskill will focus on senior living […]

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Deal-Making Among US A/E Firms Holds Steady in 2017; Large Deals Remake the ENR 500 while Private Equity-Backed Deals Continue  

Morrissey Goodale tracked 209 US deals in 2017, which was generally in line with the 215 deals in the prior year.  While this was down from the all-time industry high of 241 deals in 2015, deal activity still represents strong and sustained interest in acquisitions by both strategic and financial buyers. We anticipate that 2018 […]

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ENR Recognizes Gannett Fleming’s Top Young Professionals

Engineering News-Record (ENR) named three Gannett Fleming employees as Top Young Professionals for 2018. The regional competitions honor professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions and leadership in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. William Curran, PE, CEM, CBCP, LEED® Green, a senior mechanical engineer; Catalina Echeverri, PMP, a project manager; Stephanie Templeton, PE, a structural project engineer. Read more> 

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JMT acquires RCG Architects, launches JMT Architecture

The architecture, engineering and consulting firm Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson, or JMT, has acquired RCG Architects and launched JMT Architecture to consolidate architecture and interior design services under one name. JMT officials say the acquisition of RCG, Baltimore’s oldest operating architectural firm, will allow them to enhance the services they offer in their higher education […]

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Stantec Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire TDG

Global design firm Stantec is strengthening its New Zealand and Australia-based capabilities with the planned acquisition of Wellington, New Zealand-based consulting transportation engineering firm, Traffic Design Group (TDG). With more than 80 team members, TDG has offices located in markets throughout New Zealand, including Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, and Christchurch. The firm also […]

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Englobe acquires Crandall Engineering

Englobe Corp has acquired Crandall Engineering Ltd, a Moncton, New Brunswick-based provider of engineering consulting services in the civil, transportation, mechanical and electrical fields. No financial terms were released for the deal, which closed last month. Englobe, a Québec City-based soil, materials and environmental engineering specialist, said its combination with Crandall makes it a major service provider in Atlantic Canada. Read more>

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Design firm leaders – How much do you budget for employee recognition programs?

Engineers and architects are hard to come by in the current market, so keeping the talented professionals that you have is especially important. Does your small business have an employee recognition program? If not, it could be time to consider one. Companies are turning to employee recognition programs to help retain existing employees, and also make […]

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Gunnar Hubbard Appointed to AIA 2018 Committee on the Environment Advisory Group

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Principal and Sustainability Practice Leader Gunnar Hubbard, FAIA, LEED Fellow has been appointed to the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) 2018 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Advisory Group. Hubbard, who is based in the firm’s Portland, Maine, office, will serve a three-year term. Read more>

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