DESIGN, ENGINEERING TECH
PR Newswire | May 26, 2023
Harvard Jolly Architecture, a Florida-based, full-service architectural firm specializing in educational, municipal, and healthcare facilities, announced today a new partnership with PBK, a nationally-acclaimed architectural planning and design firm.
The joint capabilities of PBK and Harvard Jolly will allow the firm to meet the needs of a growing client base in the region by leveraging both the national exposure, experience, and evidence-based design practices of PBK and the regionally-concentrated programming, design and construction administration services of Harvard Jolly.
"Harvard Jolly is an amazingly impressive firm that has been a leader in the Florida architecture space for decades," said Dan Boggio, Executive Chairman of PBK. "We share an unwavering dedication to exceptional client service and a commitment to creating designs that prioritize end-user performance. The combined experience and expertise of Harvard Jolly and PBK will benefit both practices while enhancing our architectural planning and design services nationally."
The newly formed partnership has seven Florida offices in St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Jacksonville. Ward Friszolowski, Rene Tercilla, Steve Johnson, Phil Trezza and the entire Harvard Jolly leadership team will continue to lead the firm's regional operation.
"Our partnership is built on a unified mission of using our shared capabilities to provide the best facilities across all practice disciplines, including K-12, higher education, sports and recreation, civic and healthcare projects." said Ward Friszolowski, President of Harvard Jolly. "The unparalleled team of professionals at Harvard Jolly and PBK will help us realize that mission while going above and beyond for our clients."
PBK and Harvard Jolly's combined team of experts will meet architectural design needs in the K-12 and higher education sector as Florida's population continues to grow, as the state has rapidly become a leading destination for families. Moreover, with the southeastern U.S. serving as a hub for numerous sports teams and facilities, the PBK and Harvard Jolly team will also meet needs in the sports/events sector.
"Florida is no longer a retirement state. Hundreds of thousands of people at every stage of life are moving to the Sunshine State each year," said Roy Montalbano, President of PBK. "As PBK continues to expand into new regions and markets, we are committed to using our expertise and knowledge to enrich the lives of countless people by improving the spaces they occupy."
The partnership represents a significant development for PBK's continued growth nationally. PBK's national strategy of targeted partnerships – including in the southeastern U.S. – has expanded the firm's presence into new regions and markets as a leader in architectural planning and design.
For over four decades, PBK has served as an award-winning pioneer for architectural and engineering design solutions for clients in education, sports, and corporate business. With more than 800 professionals across 27 offices, the firm embraces a unique business culture that prioritizes customer service and approaches each project without preconceived notions to deliver custom solutions that effectively address the unique needs of each client. For more information: pbk.com.
About Harvard Jolly Architecture
For more than 85 years, Harvard Jolly has been consistently ranked among the top design firms in the Southeast and is one of the largest architecture firms in Florida. Harvard Jolly is a client relationship- driven business well-versed in local building requirements and regulations. As the firm enters its ninth decade, Harvard Jolly remains true to its founding tenets: "Be completely devoted to the client. Give them what they are supposed to get: attention, unique design and quality of construction." For more information: harvardjolly.com.
Businesswire | April 21, 2023
Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. (“Pape-Dawson”) announced today the formation of a strategic partnership with Palm Beach Capital (“PBC”). The partnership will provide growth capital to continue Pape-Dawson’s expansion within Texas and across the United States.
Pape-Dawson Engineers will continue as the majority owner leading the operations of the business post-close.
“Given Palm Beach Capital’s extensive experience aligning with well-respected firms in the industry, we look forward to partnering with them as we expand into a national engineering firm with a broader mix of high-quality service offerings," said Pape-Dawson President, Gene Dawson, P.E.
“Our core operational philosophy is centered around our culture, our employees, and our communities,” said Pape-Dawson CEO, Sam Dawson, P.E. “As we expand, we will be looking to partner with engineering firms that share these values and a steadfast commitment to excellence.”
“Pape-Dawson is an established and respected leader in the industry with best-in-class civil engineers and led by an excellent management team. They have leading market positions, and there are tremendous opportunities for geographic expansion across the U.S. We are thrilled to partner with the Dawson family and the entire Pape-Dawson team to support them in this next phase of growth,” said Nate Ward, Palm Beach Capital Co-founder & Managing Partner.
About Pape-Dawson Engineers
Pape-Dawson Engineers is a leading civil engineering firm in Texas, helping to build stronger communities across the state. Since opening its doors more than 57 years ago, Pape-Dawson has delivered thousands of public and private sector projects throughout Texas providing land development, transportation, water resources, hydrology/hydraulics, surveying, environmental, and GIS services. Pape-Dawson is headquartered in San Antonio with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, Corpus Christi, and New Braunfels.
About Palm Beach Capital
Founded in 2001, Palm Beach Capital is a middle market private equity investment firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Currently investing out of its sixth committed fund, the firm focuses on high growth investment opportunities and partners with management teams in management buyouts, recapitalizations and growth equity investments. Since its inception, Palm Beach Capital has made investments in 55 portfolio companies, with a focus on engineering, business services, healthcare, and transportation and logistics sectors.
Core & Main | March 09, 2023
Core & Main, a leading distributor of water, storm drainage, wastewater, and fire protection products recently completed its acquisition of Landscape & Construction Supplies, LLC. As previously announced, all assets of Landscape & Construction Supplies will now be a part of Core & Main. With the completion of the acquisition of Landscape & Construction Supplies, Core & Main is set to enhance their market position by expanding their product offerings and services. The acquisition provides Core & Main with access to a wider range of high-quality products, including silt fence, erosion control products, and geosynthetics.
Landscape & Construction Supplies with two locations in Chicago’s metropolitan area is a full-service provider of geosynthetics products. Since 2004, Landscape & Construction Supplies has built a reputation as a top provider of silt fences, as well as geosynthetics, erosion control products, and drainage materials. Their products and services are available for customers in more than 15 states. Their steady commitment to quality and innovation has made them a go-to supplier of geosynthetics, erosion control products, and drainage materials for contractors, engineers, and municipalities alike.
Steve LeClair, Chief Executive Officer of Core & Main, stated, “The acquisition of Landscape & Construction Supplies allows Core & Main to expand our existing geosynthetics and erosion control product offering to our customers in the upper Midwest through the expertise and experience of this established and well-regarded company.”
(Source – Business Wire)
Brad Cowles, President of Core & Main, remarked, “We are pleased to welcome the Landscape & Construction Supplies associates into the Core & Main family.” He further added, "Their team’s breadth of knowledge and strong local relationships will strengthen our ability to serve our combined customer base in the region."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Core & Main
Core & Main, founded in 2017 and headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is a major national distributor serving municipal, non-residential, and residential end markets for water, wastewater, storm drainage, and fire prevention products and services. They have over 300 locations throughout the country, allowing them to provide their customers with local expertise and a reliable supply network.