Rider Levett Bucknall an award-winning project management, construction cost consulting firm celebrates its 230th year of professional practice this month.
The global firm operates offices across six continents, providing its services at all stages of the design and construction process.
Rider Levett Bucknall’s origin can be traced back over two centuries to 1785 when Henry Cooper, the son of a master carpenter, founded a firm of quantity surveyors in Reading, England.
Over 230 years, Rider Levett Bucknall has grown into one of the leading providers of property and construction advisory services within North America and abroad.
The firm now employs over 3,500 professionals worldwide and operates out of 120 offices across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Oceania.
“We are immensely proud of our heritage, tracing our company’s roots back to 1785,” said Julian Anderson, global board member and president of the North American practice of Rider Levett Bucknall.
“Yet, we want to take this moment to recognize our great appreciation for the crucial relationships we share with our valued clients and colleagues that have helped us to grow and succeed over our many years in business.
“We are committed to build upon our rich tradition of service and continue to foster the trust and partnerships we have worked hard to build across the construction industry worldwide.”
Rider Levett Bucknall delivers comprehensive advisory services focused on cost, quality, and sustainability with regard to property, infrastructure, construction, and facilities and enjoys a long history of working on numerous award-winning, landmark projects.
Some of the global firm’s current and completed projects in North America include the Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh, PA; the Bank of America Headquarters, Boston, MA; the Atlanta Falcons NFL Stadium, Atlanta, GA; and the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI.
In 2014, the firm’s work on the Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland, OR, commissioned by the General Services Administration, helped the building win an award for Best Tall Building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.