McKim & Creed Acquires GSA Consulting Engineers, Inc. and Expands Into Louisiana
Acquisition Strengthens Engineering Resources in Louisiana
RALEIGH, N.C. and GONZALES, La.- McKim & Creed, one of the top engineering and surveying firms in the US, announced today that it has acquired GSA Consulting Engineers, Inc., an award-winning engineering firm in Gonzales, Louisiana.
GSA provides planning, engineering and permitting services for water and wastewater facilities, hydraulic engineering including drainage / levee/ flood protection, transportation and roadway engineering, and civil/site design. Glenn G. Shaheen, PE, established the company in 1988.
“This is an important acquisition for McKim & Creed,” said McKim & Creed CEO Steve Smith, PE. “GSA’s long-standing, excellent reputation will allow us to grow our business along the Gulf Coast.”
“Expanding our services into Louisiana has long been a vital part of our strategic growth plan,” added John Lucey, PE, McKim & Creed board chair. “We have found a company that meshes well with our culture of creativity, innovation, dependability and responsiveness.”
GSA has provided engineering services for such projects as:
- Water System Upgrades including the 1-Million-Gallon Pedesphere Elevated Storage Tank, Transmission Mains and SCADA for the City of Gonzales;
- West Lac Des Allemands Shoreline Protection project for St. John the Baptist Parish;
- Regional Sewer System for Ascension Parish;
- Wastewater System Expansion/Upgrade for the City of Gonzales and the City of Donaldsonville;
In addition, GSA recently secured funding for projects through the Louisiana Watershed Initiative, including $42 million for the Louisiana Highway 22 Bridge Construction and Drainage Improvements Project.
“This is a great opportunity for GSA to merge with the dynamic, technologically advanced and diverse company that is McKim & Creed. This will allow us to expand the services we offer to our existing clients, grow our customer base, and for our staff to become employee-owners,” said Mr. Shaheen, now McKim & Creed vice president and regional manager.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. In the future, GSA will provide services as McKim & Creed, Inc.
About McKim & Creed: McKim & Creed is an employee-owned engineering and surveying firm with 600 staff members operating throughout the US. www.mckimcreed.com.
About GSA, Inc.: GSA Consulting Engineers, Inc. provides professional engineering consulting services to federal, state and local governments and the private sector.
Marianna Boucher, Corporate Communications, McKim & Creed, [email protected], 910.343.1048
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