Acquisitions deepen engineering firm’s foothold in Hampton Roads – RichmondBizSense
A year after prolonging its reach to the coastline, a neighborhood design company has actually even more grown itself in the Hampton Roads market with a set of purchases.
Koontz Bryant Johnson Williams acquired Virginia Beach-based Blakeway Corp. in a bargain revealed Nov. 30. The procurement complies with the company’s acquisition of Chesapeake-based Horton & & Dodd in June.
KBJW, based in Henrico, opened up a workplace in Virginia Beach in 2014, prolonging its workplace impact eastward while at the exact same time getting to westward with a brand-new place in West Virginia. The 31-year-old company likewise has workplaces in Ohio, Kentucky as well as Wisconsin.
In the statement, CEO Gregory Koontz stated the procurements were made amidst expanding need in the Hampton Roads market. Regards to the bargains were not divulged. Efforts to get to Koontz were not successful Friday.
Referred to as the “last problem item” of the company’s development technique there, Blakeway had actually stayed in business 16 years with a concentrate on preparation, checking, ecological, design, building monitoring and also allowing solutions. Blakeway’s lots or two staff members will certainly be contributed to KBJW’s team, which amounts to greater than 100.
Horton & & Dodd had actually stayed in business for 35 years. Its solutions consisted of study, civil design and also land preparation.
KBJW will certainly be combining all 3 places right into a central workplace in Chesapeake’s Greenbrier location. The news stated the step would certainly improve procedures for the civil design, geotechnical, ecological and also study company.
Established as Koontz-Bryant in 1990, KBJW has actually broadened from Richmond with a nationwide reach that consists of designers accredited in all 50 states as well as 7 districts in Canada. The business is headquartered at 1703 N. Parham Road with an extra neighborhood workplace in Chesterfield County.
The company’s regional job has actually consisted of website strategies and also design for Carver Square, a 90-unit apartment growth by Stanley Martin Homes unfinished in Richmond. Various other jobs have actually consisted of Wilton Commerce Park in Henrico, Atlee Commerce Park in Hanover, Branscome Richmond’s office complex in Goochland, and also the USS Monitor Center enhancement to the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News.
KBJW, based in Henrico, opened up a workplace in Virginia Beach last year, prolonging its workplace impact eastward while at the very same time getting to westward with a brand-new place in West Virginia. Explained as the “last challenge item” of the company’s development approach there, Blakeway had actually been in service 16 years with an emphasis on preparation, evaluating, ecological, design, building monitoring as well as allowing solutions. The company’s neighborhood job has actually consisted of website strategies as well as design for Carver Square, a 90-unit apartment growth by Stanley Martin Homes under building and construction in Richmond.