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24 03, 2018

Firm buys Texas engineering concern, Oklahoma roots and all

March 24th, 2018|

This artist's rendering depicts The Deck, 1001 NW 6, with civil engineering by KBGE. [RENDERING PROVIDED BY GARDNER ARCHITECTS/KBGE] KBGE, a Texas civil engineering firm with ties to Oklahoma, has been acquired by Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc., a top firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. KBGE, headquartered in Austin since its start in 2011, has had an office in Oklahoma City since 2016. CEC, with 20 locations, said the acquisition gives it firm footing here and in Austin for expansion into the Southwest. Transaction details were not released. KBGE will retain its name and operate as usual through the end of the year, but CEC said it will offer new services through the KBGE team to regional and national clients immediately.   Read more: http://newsok.com/article/5588221/firm-buys-texas-engineering-concern-oklahoma-roots-and-all

22 03, 2018

Pittsburgh-area Civil & Environmental Consultants makes largest acquisition with Texas firm

March 22nd, 2018|

The Robinson-based firm Civil & Environmental Consultants (CEC) announced Wednesday it acquired KBGE, a civil engineering firm headquartered in Austin, Texas, with an additional office in Oklahoma City. It is the largest acquisition in Civil & Environmental Consultants' history and adds KBGE's 35-person Austin office and its five-member team in Oklahoma City to the company's 800-plus employees. KBGE worked on Facebook's new offices in Austin, an inland surf park and other large developments. The firm started as a team of two in 2011 and has since grown to five partners: four in Austin and one in Oklahoma City. Read more: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/13447230-74/pittsburgh-area-civil-environmental-consultants-makes-largest-acquisition-yet-with-texas-firm

21 03, 2018

National engineering firm buys fast-growing KBGE in Austin

March 21st, 2018|

Pittsburgh-based Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. has bought KBGE Engineering, the Austin firm behind projects such as Third + Shoal, Waller Park Place and NLand Surf Park. With 20 locations nationwide, CEC already has a small Austin office it added when it purchased another local engineering firm — Associated Consulting Engineers — in 2011. The Austin office has been involved in projects for the Texas National Guard and various municipal solid waste and parks and recreation projects for the city of Austin and surrounding cities. Greg Lewis, vice president of CEC who is based in Austin, said the company wanted to tap into KBGE’s expertise in commercial real estate and its relationships with the city of Austin and surrounding cities. Read more: https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2018/03/21/national-engineering-firm-buys-fast-growing-kbge.html