McKim & Creed expands into Louisiana with GSA Consulting acquisition

11 June 2021 1 min. read

McKim & Creed, a Raleigh, NC-headquartered engineering and surveying consultancy, has expanded its physical presence into Louisiana with the acquisition of GSA Consulting Engineers, a Gonzales-based civil engineering firm.

Founded in 1988, GSA provides planning, engineering, permitting for water and wastewater facilities; hydraulic engineering; transportation and roadway engineering; and civil/site design. Based outside of Baton Rouge, GSA works with clients in local, state, and federal government, as well as private sector companies. The firm has 16 employees, according to LinkedIn.

GSA’s recent projects include water system upgrades for the City of Gonzales’ storage tank and transmission mains, and engineering work on Ascension Parish’s regional sewer system.

McKim & Creed expands into Louisiana with GSA Consulting acquisition

"Expanding our services into Louisiana has long been a vital part of our strategic growth plan," said John Lucey, board chair of McKim & Creed. "We have found a company that meshes well with our culture of creativity, innovation, dependability, and responsiveness."

McKim & Creed has more than 20 offices across the US Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Southwest regions. The firm’s 600 professionals advise on mechanical, electrical, plumbing, civil, and structural engineering; industrial design-build services; landscape architecture; and a wide range of surveying services. McKim & Creed serves the energy, transportation, federal, land development, water, and building markets. 

"This is a great opportunity for GSA to merge with the dynamic, technologically advanced and diverse company that is McKim & Creed. This will allow us to expand the services we offer to our existing clients and grow our customer base, while providing opportunities for growth of our staff," said Glenn Shaheen, GSA president, who joins McKim & Creed as vice president and regional manager.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.