Atwell Group in Southfield, compromised of a family of brands including RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture and Strategic Construction Solutions, has completed a merger with Florida-based Waldrop Engineering, a planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering company that offers professional design and entitlement services throughout Florida and the Southeast.
Atwell Group is a national consulting, design, engineering, and construction services firm with more than 950 employees. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 2000, Waldrop is a land development consulting company specializing in planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering services. Based in Bonita Springs with additional offices in Fort Myers, Sarasota, Tampa, and Orlando, Fla. along with the newest location in Asheville, N.C.
The company has delivered hundreds of successful projects across the Southeast in such areas as master planned residential communities, golf course and destination resort communities, parks and open space, commercial and industrial developments, and master drainage and infrastructure systems.
“We are very excited to join forces with a team that shares the same cultural values, team collaboration, and dedication to client service,” says Ron Waldrop, founder and CEO of Waldrop. “After 21 years of significant growth and success, this opportunity provides our over 100 team members with expanded career opportunities and a platform to better serve our growing client base.”
Ron Waldrop, along with members of his leadership team, will help drive Atwell’s growth in Florida while being actively involved in expanding the business throughout the Southeast. Waldrop clients will have access to Atwell’s national platform of offices and an expanded portfolio of additional services and capabilities, allowing for the full-service delivery of turnkey solutions.
“Ron and his talented team have built a best-in-class organization with a strong culture, excellent corporate reputation, and solid technical expertise, based on the total commitment to their team members’ and clients’ success,” says Brian R. Wenzel, president and CEO of Atwell. “I have tremendous respect for what they have accomplished, and I am excited about the opportunity to work with them as we leverage our collective strengths to better serve our clients in the rapidly growing Florida market and beyond.”
Atwell works in multiple markets, including real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas. The company also offers land and ROW (Right of Way) support, planning, engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, environmental science, program management, and construction services.