IBI Group Inc. announces the closing of the acquisition of M•E Companies, Inc.
TORONTO, Dec 12, 2012 – IBI Group Inc. has announced that business arrangements have been settled for the acquisition of the practice of M•E Companies, Inc., a professional management and engineering firm in Ohio, USA, within the IBI Group of firms.
M•E Companies, established in 1973, is a full-service civil engineering firm with expertise in comprehensive management, engineering design, surveying, and construction services. The firm applies these professional skills to transportation infrastructure, water and wastewater systems, and land development.
M•E is based in Columbus, Ohio, and has offices in the Canton and Cincinnati areas. The firm has a strong reputation and standing with the Ohio Department of Transportation in the engineering design of transportation facilities, as well as safety programs; a broad practice in water and wastewater systems for municipalities and counties; and land development activity for many public and private clients.
Arrangements have been concluded for all senior leadership and staff totalling 80 people to continue with the firm and integrate within IBI Group. The new trading name will be M•E/IBI Group.
August 6, 2012
Taylor Young is a full-service architectural practice, including professional skills in urban planning, design, and landscape architecture, based in Manchester, UK, with offices in Liverpool and London. The firm has a strong reputation in healthcare, education, and housing, as well as urban planning/design and landscape design for a broad range of clients. The firm is highly experienced in sustainable design. The firm uses the name IBI Taylor Young.
Dull Olson Weeks Architects (DOWA)
September 28, 2011
Since the founding of the firm by three principals, Norman Dull, Steve Olson and John Weekes, in 1986, DOWA has established an outstanding reputation providing professional architectural services. The practice is known for its high quality of design, technical competence, as well as social consciousness in its approach to sustainability and other societal values.
The focus of the firm’s work is educational facilities in the State of Oregon, centered in Portland. In addition, other work in social infrastructure and health and community facilities has been successfully undertaken. The work of the firm has been recognized with projects undertaken in the State of Washington, as well as elsewhere in the United States, including some international projects.
The firm is based in Portland and uses the name Dull Olson Weekes – IBI Group Architects Inc.
CRJA, Landscape Architects
July 4, 2011
Founded 50 years by Carol R. Johnson, a pre-eminent American landscape architect, CRJA has established a highly regarded and recognised name in the practice of landscape architecture in the USA and worldwide. The firm is known for its creative talent, technical expertise and consistency of professional services to its clients in successfully realising landscape projects at educational campuses and building facilities, prestigious embassies, mixed-use urban projects, and in the design of streetscapes and public places of all kinds.
The firm is based in Boston and uses the name CRJA, Landscape Architects.
The firm is based in Houston and uses the name Bay-IBI Group Architects.
Cardinal Hardy Architectes
January 24, 2011
The merger of the practice of Cardinal Hardy Architectes (CHA) with Beinhaker Architecte within the IBI Group of firms has been completed. In parallel, the company Groupe Cardinal Hardy Inc.(GCHI) has merged directly within IBI Group.
Nightingale Architects Limited
June 1, 2010
A leading architectural practice, specialising in facilities for health care and for education and science. The practice has been in existence for over twenty years and has grown steadily to its current complement of 240 members operating in six offices in the UK, as well as an office in South Africa. Nightingale is a practice leader in social infrastructure in the UK, actively engaged in major building projects in that base of operation and internationally including Eastern Europe, the Gulf, Australia and South Africa. The firm is an architect of choice of public agencies, as well as private development proponents/construction contractors for the delivery of health care facilities through private finance initiatives (PFI), public private partnerships (P3), and design build. These major private companies, operating in the UK are also similarly engaged in other world markets affording Nightingale the opportunity to provide architectural services for these clients for projects elsewhere.
MAAK Technologies Group Inc.
February 18, 2010
For 12 years, MAAK has fostered a reputation for creative and reliable work in the engineering and systems design/development fields. The two MAAK offices, one in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and the other in Trinidad, work with clients in the industrial and pharmaceutical industries as well as municipal and other government agencies.
Tetra Design, Inc.
November 23, 2009
Tetra has practiced architecture, interior design, and master planning in California and have established a remarkable reputation with a wide range of public agencies along with various private clients in the health care and real estate industries. The firm practices under the name Tetra-IBI Group Architects, Planners.
Stevens Group Architects
August 31, 2009
SGA is architectural practice with a focus on transit and educational facilities, along with other building types, throughout the urban areas of Southern Ontario. The firm practices as SGA/IBI Group Architects.
BFGC Architects, Planners, Inc., now BFGC – IBI Group Architects, Planners
August 4, 2009
BFGC has established a very strong reputation in the research, planning and design and construction phase services with particular focus on educational facilities for colleges and K-12 schools.
Gruzen Samton Architects, Planners and Interior Designers LLP
May 19, 2009
Highly regarded name in the practice of architecture, planning and interior design. The firm is known for its creative talent, technical expertise and consistency of professional services to its clients. The firm practices under the name Gruzen Samton – IBI Group architects, engineers, landscape architects; a NY general partnership
Page + Steele Architects, Inc.
July 4, 2008
Have extensive expertise in the design of retail, residential, hotel and office uses. Its reputation for residential design has led to many Canadian and International commissions and residential projects for some of the largest developers in North America. Based in Toronto, Ontario. The firm practices as Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects.
Giffels Professional Engineering Practice
June 26, 2008
Giffels is a Legacy Firm, originally established in Detroit, USA in 1925. Giffels Professional Engineering, Ontario, Canada was established in 1949. The US and Canadian Giffels operations separated and were reunited in 2005 with the acquisition of Giffels Inc. USA.
The combined Giffels Professional Engineering (GPE); Giffels Associates Limited Canada and Duba; Giffels, Inc., USA; and Giffels International; collectively carry on professional engineering consulting services and related architectural services for the pre-design, design, construction and post-construction stages of projects broadly within industrial and infrastructure fields, and more specifically involving structural, mechanical and electrical building services, (SME) Engineering; architecture in direct support of SME Engineering Services: civil engineering; land/site development engineering; process and industrial engineering; environmental engineering; and transportation engineering.
The total staff complement of GPE is approximately 375 with 225 Giffels Associates Limited in Canada, 10 of Giffels Associates Limited in Dubai and 140 Giffels Inc. in the USA of whom 124 are located in Southfield, Michigan, (the Detroit Metropolitan Area), and 16 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Rhon Ernest-Jones Consulting Engineers Inc.
May 13, 2008
Civil Engineers, Transportation Planners and Traffic Engineers, Land Planners, and Landscape Architects servicing both private and public sector clients in Florida.
February 1, 2008
Montreal-based consultants with a focus on strategy, communications, market research and branding of facilities, products and services.
Young + Wright Architects Inc.
Robbie / Young + Wright Architects Inc., now Robbie / Young + Wright / IBI Group Architects in Toronto
Doyle / Young + Wright Architects Inc., now IBI / HB Architects in Vancouver
January 31, 2008
Broad architectural practice comprising institutional buildings for education, community facilities, retail, entertainment and sports, work place and residential facilities. The firm practices as Young + Wright / IBI Group Architects in Toronto.
December 20, 2007
A Landscape Architecture and Urban Design practice in Calgary, Alberta.
Bearsch Compeau Knudson, Architects & Engineers, PC
November 29, 2007
A full service architectural, engineering, site design, and construction management firm located in Binghamton, New York.
Planning & Engineering Initiatives Ltd.
October 29, 2007
Multi-disciplinary team of Professional Planners, Engineers and Landscape Architects in Ontario.
RMPK Group, Inc.
May 3, 2007
Multi-disciplinary consulting firm practicing Urban Planning & Design, and Landscape Architecture in Florida.
Scharf & Associates, Inc.
September 05, 2006
Architects and Planners of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Thomas Blurock Architects, Inc. now IBI / Blurock
September 05, 2006
Specializing in architectural practice for a diverse range of educational facilities southern California.