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Salas O’Brien, a Santa Ana-based engineering firm, said it has acquired Richmond, Virgina-based Dunlap & Partners Engineers to create a firm with 39 offices with more than 1,000 employees, including 260 registered professionals. Terms of the deal, which closed Dec. 1, weren’t revealed.
The Dunlap team adds significant expertise in markets including institutional, healthcare, and corporate, and when combined with Salas O’Brien’s similar experience, will create a team that can offer even more coordinated in-house service to clients across the country, Salas O’Brien said on its website.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to be furthering our growth in the Mid-Atlantic by partnering with the outstanding team at Dunlap & Partners,” said Darin Anderson, Salas O’Brien chairman and chief executive. “With our complementary values and similar project experience, the Dunlap team brings leadership and a project approach that we highly value and know our clients will continue to benefit from.”
Salas O’Brien reported sales of $137.5 million for the year ended June 30, an 87% jump from the same period two years prior. It topped the Business Journal’s annual list published in September of fast growers for companies over $100 million.