Atwell completes buyout of Texas engineering firm

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield-based consulting, engineering and construction services firm Atwell LLC announced its acquisition of Austin, Texas based Texas Engineering Solutions, an established civil engineering firm, providing professional design and entitlement services throughout Central Texas.

With more than 20 locations across the United States and more than 600 employees, Atwell ranks among the top 200 design firms in the country. The addition of the TES team further builds on Atwell’s capabilities, allowing the company to launch operations in Austin, Texas, enhance the firm’s land development experience and better serve clients across the country.

TES founders Hank Smith, PE and Stephen Delgado, PE will continue to lead the Austin office.

“The opportunity to join forces with an experienced group of talented professionals was attractive,” said Atwell President and CEO Brian R. Wenzel. “Stephen Delgado, Hank Smith and their team have built a great reputation based on dedication to customer service and by providing high quality design services to the local land development market.”

Established in 2009, TES is an Austin-based professional consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, land development, municipal consulting, and construction phase services. They offer comprehensive, concept to completion, planning and design services for commercial and residential properties throughout central Texas.

“We are very excited to work with a team that shares the same values and dedication to client service,” Delgado said. “After nine years of growth and success, this was the next logical step to achieve our mission of building a world-class team providing world-class service.”

Added Smith: “This partnership is an exciting next step for TES. I’m extremely proud of the TES team and excited to be a part of Atwell’s great culture and contribute to their technical expertise and industry diversification.”

TES will remain in its current Austin office at 3815 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 300, Austin, Texas, 78704. TES will continue to operate as usual and retain the TES brand, with the expectation of transitioning fully to Atwell by mid-2019.

Atwell offers a broad range of engineering, consulting, and construction services to clients in real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas production. They provide comprehensive turnkey services including land and ROW support, planning, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental science, project management and construction.

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