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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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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HVAC Investigators (HVACi) acquired the HVAC Forensics division of Donan Engineering

HVAC Investigators (HVACi), the nation’s leading provider of HVAC damage assessments for insurance claims, announced yesterday the acquisition of Donan Engineering’s HVAC Forensics division. The consolidation of two market-leading brands in the insurance industry is anticipated to benefit the customer bases of both organizations through larger service areas, increased technical expertise, and quicker cycle times. Read more>

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NV5 Acquires Hong Kong-based Engineering Firm, CSA Building Services Consulting Engineers

NV5 Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVEE) (“NV5” or the “Company”), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announced today that it has acquired CSA (M&E) Ltd., a leading provider of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) engineering and sustainability consulting services. With annual revenues approaching $5 million and offices in Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and the […]

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Steinberg Hart and RJC Architects Announce Merger

For architecture firm Steinberg Hart, 2018 is already turning out to be a hallmark year. First, the 65-year-old firm announced its rebranding last month. Now, the practice is revealing a new partnership. Today, the practice announced its merger with San Diego–based RJC Architects. Though initial discussions about the new relationship began approximately three years ago, RJC Architects’ co-founders […]

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CMC Energy Services acquired Clean Markets; Morrissey Goodale Initiated the Transaction and Advised Clean Markets

CMC Energy Services (Fort Washington, PA) acquired Clean Markets (Philadelphia, PA).  CMC Energy Services (CMC) is a leader in the energy conservation industry and a certified Women’s Business Enterprise. Clean Markets is a leading market development firm expanding the U.S. market for energy efficiency and clean-energy technologies. This acquisition will result in the integration of two […]

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RETTEW completed the asset purchase of Enviroscan

The transaction joins the specialized geophysics services of Enviroscan with RETTEW’s engineering, surveying, and environmental consulting business. Geophysics is the science of detecting and mapping underground or underwater hidden objects and features. Enviroscan specializes in non-destructive, non-intrusive investigations to make digging, drilling, or earthmoving faster, safer, easier and less expensive. The geophysics services will integrate […]

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Mark Goodale participates in a panel discussion on fostering firm growth

Mark Goodale participates in a panel discussion on fostering firm growth

Mark Goodale participates in a panel discussion at the ACEC Small Firm Council Winter Meeting on Fostering Firm Growth: Essentials to Achieving a Sustainable, Profitable Business alongside Mathhew Murello, President of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates; Ramesh Gunda, President of Gunda Corporation; and Gayle Heath, CEO of Alliance Transportation Group. 

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