C2AE Expands Operations; Opens Kalamazoo Location
Lansing-based firm continues its growth trajectory by opening its fifth Michigan office
LANSING—June 27, 2012—C2AE, a full-service architectural, engineering and planning design firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Kalamazoo, Michigan, which is the fifth location for the growing firm, headquartered in Lansing, with additional offices in Grand Rapids, Gaylord and Escanaba.
The new office, located at 211 E. Water St., is a historical office building located in the heart of downtown, which will be home to five C2AE employees initially by the end of July 2012. There are plans to add additional staff and interns to the Kalamazoo location as the company continues to grow its West Michigan presence.
“C2AE is committed to its West Michigan clients, partners and employees,” said Bill Kimble, chairman and CEO of C2AE, and alumni of Kalamazoo College. “We are proud and excited to further demonstrate that commitment with our expansion into the greater Kalamazoo region.”
He continued, “What differentiates the firm is our experienced and talented staff that utilizes a unique collaborative and creative process resulting in thriving projects. We look forward to the opportunities to provide superior service to our existing and new clients in southwest Michigan and to the continued development and success of the great community of Kalamazoo.”
C2AE, founded in 1966, today has grown to more than 110 employees and continues to expand in size and geographic reach. The firm has active projects in eight states and three countries outside the U.S. In 2011, C2AE, which is dedicated to innovation and environmental stewardship, averaged between 350 – 400 projects, valued at approximately $180 million in construction value.
The new Kalamazoo location will better position C2AE to increase client relationships in Southwest Michigan, and serve many of our existing market sectors, such as healthcare, transportation, industrial, municipal government and education.
Founded in 1966, with offices in Lansing, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Escanaba; C2AE is a diverse, full-service firm that provides civil, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering, architectural design, surveying, landscape architecture, interior design, construction administration, and other professional design services. C2AE serves local, state and federal governmental agencies, as well as education and health care institutions, industrial businesses, and others within the private sector. For more information, visit www.c2ae.com or call 866.454.3923 to see the difference in C2AE.
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