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About Morrissey Goodale

Morrissey Goodale is a management consulting and research firm specializing in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries; offering executive search, mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, leadership training, and strategic planning services.

LJB acquired multidisciplinary design firm GGJ

LJB (Miamisburg, OH) acquired multidisciplinary design firm GGJ (Eastlake, OH). “We’re excited to add the technical expertise and relationships fostered by GGJ during the past 30 years,” said Rod Sommer, CEO of LJB Inc. “We’ve had an office in the Cleveland market for more than a decade, and we’re proud to further invest and increase our capabilities in […]

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Method Architecture acquired Primal Architecture

Method Architecture (Houston, TX) acquired Primal Architecture (Richardson, TX), a boutique, office, retail, and mixed-use design firm.  “We’re excited to welcome Drew and Primal Architecture into the Method family. Drew’s creative, down-to-earth personality syncs up perfectly with Method’s ego-free culture.  Drew brings a wealth of local project experience and contacts in the DFW market.  We’re looking forward to his strong […]

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American Engineering acquired Gilleece & Associates

American Engineering (Charlotte, NC) acquired Gilleece & Associates (Raleigh, NC), a civil engineering firm with a focus on residential subdivision design. Gilleece & Associates has a deep resume of providing a variety of civil engineering services, with a heavy focus on residential subdivision design. This strategic acquisition provides a great opportunity to grow through geographic and client synergies in the Raleigh […]

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KCI Technologies acquired GCA Inc.

Employee-owned KCI Technologies (Sparks, MD) (ENR #65) acquired GCA Inc. (Atlanta, GA), a consulting firm specializing in transportation planning and engineering.   Bayne E. Smith, PE, PTOE, Senior Vice President of KCI stated, “GCA has an excellent reputation for providing transportation services in the Southeast. They bring KCI a wealth of resources and knowledge as we continue to expand our presence […]

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Bowers + Kubota Consulting and Belt Collins Hawaii announced the merger of their two firms

Bowers + Kubota Consulting (Waipahu, HI), an architecture, engineering, and construction management firm, and Belt Collins Hawaii (Honolulu, HI), a planning, design, and consulting firm, announced the merger of their two firms. “We have built a culture dedicated to our clients and teamwork. We are excited to develop a larger team with the same goals and culture by […]

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J.S. Held acquired J.S. Dyer & Associates (JSDA)

J.S. Held (Jericho, NY), a global multidisciplinary consulting firm, acquired J.S. Dyer & Associates (JSDA) (Irvine, CA). JSDA provides a broad spectrum of structural engineering capabilities, including special expertise in seismic-related matters. “We are very pleased to announce the addition of J.S. Dyer & Associates,” said William Bracken, Executive Vice President and Forensic Architecture & Engineering Practice Leader of […]

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Vidaris acquired Construction Project Analytics Group

Vidaris (New York, NY) acquired Construction Project Analytics Group (Rockville, MD), a consulting firm specializing in schedule and contract management, planning and scheduling services, project controls, and project advisory.  “The acquisition of CPAG continues to advance Vidaris’ position as a superior provider of real estate and infrastructure specialty consulting and advisory services that our clients find critical,” said […]

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2019 AEC Year in Review: Booming economy drives record year of deal-making in the AEC industry

Here are some of the 2019 highlights from all of last year’s deal-making. Check out the accompanying 2019 infographic for more stats and details. A record year with no end in sightAs the United States economy continues to roll in a record-long expansion, investment in the engineering and environmental sectors has also reached new peaks. Morrissey Goodale […]

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