We love our sustaining member firms! April’s firms include: Faithful Gould, Inc. | Farnsworth Group Inc. | Freese and Nichols, Inc. | Fugro | Garver USA | Geo-Marine, Inc. | Gorrondona & Associates, Inc. | HW Lochner, Inc. | Hanfeld Hoffer Stanford | Halff Associates
Farnsworth Group, Inc. is an employee-owned company with more than 300 engineers, architects, surveyors, commissioning authorities, technicians and support personnel who provide a broad range of services. Farnsworth Group was founded in the 1890s in Central Illinois after a local land surveyor traveled from community to community providing survey services for municipalities. Today, our firm continues its rich history of providing consulting services for a broad range of public- and private-sector clientele. With 16 offices across the United States, we have become a multi-discipline leader in all facets of design and technical consulting. Our services include: architecture, landscape architecture and interior design; MEP, structural, civil, transportation and pipeline engineering; land development and land surveying; municipal engineering and water/wastewater resources; and building commissioning, energy, Green Navigation™, and sustainability services. Our team serves in the federal, state, municipal, education, healthcare, long-term care, commercial, industrial and energy markets. For several consecutive years, Farnsworth Group has been named a Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News‑Record, ranking #260 in 2012.
Freese and Nichols is headquartered in Fort Worth and currently employs over 550 employees. We have served the USACE-Fort Worth District since its inception and currently are working for the Fort Worth District on civil works planning task orders and projects at Fort Hood and Fort Polk. Freese and Nichols is a leader in providing planning, permitting and design services for water resource/civil works projects across the country for dams, pipelines, flood control/storm water management, water/wastewater treatment, and ecosystem restoration projects. We recently opened an office in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Founded in 1950 in Dallas, Halff Associates first established its roots as a civil engineering firm. Through the years, the firm has expanded its services and locations to cover Texas and points beyond. Halff’s staff of more than 410 includes architects, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects and scientists. Halff, an employee-owned firm, is consistently ranked in Engineering News Record’s list of the top 200 design firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Fort Worth, Richardson, Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Frisco, Flower Mound, McAllen, Grand Prairie, Conroe and Georgetown. Services provided by Halff include: Transportation Engineering, Public Works, Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineering, Structural Engineering, Infrastructure/Site Development, Environmental Engineering and Science, Water Resources, Planning/Landscape Architecture, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Right of Way Acquisition Services, Construction Management, Surveying/Mapping, Architecture, Interior Design. Halff performs work for numerous federal agencies including USACE, DHS, FEMA, AAFES, the US Navy and the Air Force. As a sustaining member of the Fort Worth Post, we look forward to a continued relationship with the Post and its members. Please visit our website at http://www.halff.com for more information.
For 50 years, Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford (Hahnfeld Associates Architects/Planners, Inc.) has been involved in a wide variety of projects throughout the Southwest. Our firm has a strong reputation for providing responsive, quality-oriented projects. While each project we take is unique they all share one common element: They begin with a collaborative process that ensures the solution we arrive at is on-time, on-budget and on target. The greatest innovations are always grounded in practicality. Professional services range from Programming to Construction Administration. An ability to effectively communicate within a team environment, delivering innovative projects designed with an eye toward the future while meeting the real-world needs of our clients today, is the true measure of our success. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, architect Lee Roy Hahnfeld, FAIA formed the firm in 1963 as Lee Roy Hahnfeld, AIA Architect. The company was incorporated as Hahnfeld Associates Architects/Planners, Inc. in 1978. Longtime employees Eric Hahnfeld, Michael Hoffer, David Stanford, and Meredith McCurdy purchased the firm in 1997, changing the name in 2001 to Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford. Today, Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford is one of the largest independent full-service architecture firms in the Dallas/Fort Worth region and has doubled in size over the past 15 years. The firm has received the Texas Society of Architects Architecture Firm Award for recognition of distinguished architecture and meritorious contributions to the profession and the community.
Gorrondona & Associates, Inc. (G&AI) is a Texas Corporation with offices in Austin, Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio providing full service professional land surveying, aerial photogrammetric mapping, geotechnical engineering, and construction materials testing. G&AI’s sole ownership is held by the original founder, Brad Gorrondona, RPLS. Established in 1990, the company now maintains a staff of nearly 100 people; including 18 survey field crews, 12 registered professional land surveyors, four licensed professional engineers, and two laboratories, Houston and Fort Worth. Our professional staff of individual’s average over 15 years of continuous service with G&AI; the inherent knowledge and local familiarity these individuals bring provides quality, consistency, and efficiency to projects. G&AI is certified by the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE); the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency as a Hispanic American Business Enterprise (HABE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE); Texas Department of Transportation Small Business Enterprise (SBE), City of Houston Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and the State of Texas as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB). http://www.ga-inc.net
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