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With the end of the year just around the corner, we expect
these trends to continue and to see consolidation on all fronts as
buyers lock in their investments for 2020.

To

view the most up-to-date and "live" versions of the
M&A heat maps, and to see who are the buyers and sellers
in each state, go to www.morrisseygoodale.com.

ACEC DEAL-MAKERS
JULY 2019

ACEC member Pond & Co. (Peachtree Corners, Ga.) partnered
with private equity investment firm DC Capital Partners
(Alexandria, Va.). The partnership is intended to provide capital
to allow Pond to grow and create greater value for clients and
expand opportunities for employees. Pond chose to partner with
DC Capital given their focus on companies that provide differentiated and innovative services in the A/E/C industry.
Global consulting firm and ACEC member TRC Companies
(Lowell, Mass.) acquired the testing and commissioning field
services division of EC Source (Houston), a nationally recognized engineering, procurement and construction provider.
CHA Consulting, Inc. (Albany, N.Y.) acquired JBS Project
Management (Brooklyn, N.Y.), a project and construction
management firm of approximately 30 employees. CHA is an
ACEC member.
Multidisciplinary A/E consultant DLZ (Columbus, Ohio)
expanded its presence in northwest Ohio with the acquisition of
Lee Surveying and Mapping Co. (Bellefontaine, Ohio), a firm
specializing in survey for land development and planning. DLZ
is an ACEC member.
Full-service consulting firm Barton & Loguidice (Liverpool,
N.Y.) acquired Cummings & Smith, Inc. (Fairfield, N.J.), a
civil engineering firm with expertise in the solid waste management sector. Both firms are ACEC members.
NV5 (Hollywood, Fla.) acquired WHPacific (Portland, Ore.).
The acquisition expands NV5's business in the Pacific Northwest. Both NV5 and WHPacific are ACEC members.
ACEC member Ross & Baruzzini, Inc. (St. Louis) acquired
telecommunications consultant COMgroup (Kirkland, Wash.),
expanding its current technology service offerings deeper into
the western United States.
ACEC member HDR (Omaha, Neb.) acquired international
engineering consultancy Hurley Palmer Flatt Group (London,
U.K.), expanding its multidisciplinary building engineering services with 500 new staff across 10 offices.
Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (Babylon, N.Y.) acquired MHF
Design Consultants, Inc. (Salem, N.H.), a 24-person civil
engineering and surveying firm. Greenman-Pedersen is an
ACEC member.
NV5 (Hollywood, Fla.) acquired 91-person GeoDesign, Inc.
(Wilsonville, Ore.), a geotechnical, environmental and geological firm with five offices in the Pacific Northwest. Both NV5
and GeoDesign are ACEC members.
JUNE 2019
Westwood Professional Services (Minnetonka, Minn.)
acquired ACEC member OMNNI Associates (Appleton, Wis.),

an infrastructure consultant.
Land development services firm and ACEC member Schoel
Engineering (Birmingham, Ala.) acquired 4Site (Huntsville,

Nick Belitz is a principal with Morrissey
Goodale, LLC, a management consulting
firm that specializes in the A/E industry
and provides strategic business
planning, merger and acquisition,
valuation, executive coaching, leadership
development and executive search
services. He can be reached at
nbelitz@morrisseygoodale.com.

Ala.), an interdisciplinary civil engineering, land surveying and
landscape architecture firm.
Anser Advisory (Orlando, Fla.), a program management and
CM-for-fee firm, acquired ACEC member DHS Consulting,
LLC (Santa Ana, Calif.), also a CM-for-fee firm.
Iteris, Inc. (Santa Ana, Calif.), a leader in applied informatics
for transportation and agriculture, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire traffic operations engineering services provider
Albeck Gerken, Inc. (Tampa, Fla.). Both Iteris and Albeck
Gerken are ACEC members.
ACEC member Weston & Sampson (Reading, Mass.)
acquired MA Engineering Consultants (Cary, N.C.), a provider
of civil engineering, geomatics and visualization services.
CHA Consulting, Inc. (Albany, N.Y.), a diversified, full-service
engineering consultant, acquired Wolverton & Associates, Inc.
(Duluth, Ga.), a full-service transportation and engineering firm.
Both firms are ACEC members.
ACEC member NV5 (Hollywood, Fla.) acquired Alta
Environmental (Long Beach, Calif.), a consulting firm
specializing in air quality, environmental building sciences,
water resources, site assessment and remediation, as well as
environmental health and safety compliance services.
ACEC member Bergmann (Rochester, N.Y.) acquired
William Taylor Architects (Syracuse, N.Y.). The William Taylor
team will work as part of the firm's Northeast Buildings division.
Employee-owned, professional services firm Short Elliott
Hendrickson (St. Paul, Minn.) and Russell Planning &
Engineering (Durango, Colo.) announced their intent to merge.
Both companies are ACEC members.
NV5 (Hollywood, Fla.) acquired Page One Consultants
(Orlando, Fla.), a program management and construction quality
assurance firm. Both firms are ACEC members.
Terracon (Olathe, Kan.) acquired Environmental Services,
Inc. (Jacksonville, Fla.), and Geotechnical & Environmental
Consultants (Macon, Ga.), enhancing the company's geographic
presence and depth of services in the Southeast. Terracon and
Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants are ACEC members.
MAY 2019

ACEC member BC Engineering Group (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
acquired Firma Design Group (Santa Rosa, Calif.), a 10-person
civil engineering and landscape architecture firm. n
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019
Contents
From Acec to You
Market Watch
Legislative Action
The Private Side
Powering Forward
Website Brilliance
Creating Compelling Proposals
Latest It Innovations
Restorative Spirits
The Infinity Loop
Mergers and Acquisitions
Members in the News
Business Insights
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - From Acec to You
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Market Watch
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Legislative Action
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - The Private Side
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Powering Forward
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Website Brilliance
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Creating Compelling Proposals
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Latest It Innovations
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Restorative Spirits
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - The Infinity Loop
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Mergers and Acquisitions
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2019 - Members in the News
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