CVL was a successful land development firm in the Front Range of Colorado for 20 years. With a desire to grow services, offer employees alternative career paths, and diversify revenue streams, the team began to explore acquisitions. After discussions with Westwood, the team recognized the potential of joining forces. Learn more about the process and the opportunities afforded by the acquisition.
A Critical Issues Analysis (CIA) identifies potential environmental risks and helps developers make informed decisions about site selection, project layout, and buildable area. Learn the importance of conducting a CIA early in development, its key components, and how it can help streamline the project lifecycle.
Main Line Energy Consultants, LLC, a multi-discipline engineering firm providing transmission, distribution, and telecommunication design and consulting services, was acquired by Westwood in 2019. Both Westwood and Main Line were excited about the opportunities that the acquisition afforded them. Learn more about the acquisition and the service team developed as a result.
Renewable energy has been on the rise for years now, but what happens when these sources reach the end of their initial life cycle? That's where repowering comes in. Not only does repowering allow project owners to continue benefiting from renewable energy, but it also has a positive impact on the industry. Join Mark Anderson, PE, PMP, Director, Wind, as he unpacks the benefits of repowering turbines and how it can help us move towards a more sustainable future.
Aaron Tippie, PE, Chief Strategy Officer, provides insight on the trends and climate for mergers and acquisitions and stresses the importance of aligned motives when kicking off acquisition conversations.
As more states pledge to reach net-zero emissions and the development of renewable energy projects increases, understanding the intricacies of substation engineering is crucial for success. This blog details the best practices, critical factors, and direct benefits of working with experts in the field.
Although 2022 started out busy for single-family residential development in Minnesota, increases in interest rates to fight inflation had many buyers pulling back, slowing sales to levels not seen since 2012. Learn more about the impacts on Minnesota's housing market and trends to expect in 2023 and beyond.
SHG, Inc. was a widely respected Nevada-based civil engineering firm looking for an opportunity to grow. While passively exploring mergers and acquisitions, they began conversing with Westwood at an awards ceremony in 2017. It was not long before both organizations realized that joining their teams would benefit both firm’s objectives. Learn more about the process and the value resulting from the acquisition.
Last fall, Westwood’s Sathish Konduru delivered a safety presentation to qualified workers on the topics of fall protection and walkability for maneuvering transmission structures. Read a brief overview on how to determine the viability of climbing and anchoring on lattice towers.
A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is the first step in protecting a developer’s investment and supporting the property transaction. If you are in the process of acquiring land for development or have already done so, a Phase I ESA conducted by a qualified and experienced professional environmental team can help you secure the loan, mitigate business risk, and protect your investment.
Westwood's GIS professionals provide valuable data on projects within every market we serve. Although there are many benefits to using GIS on a project, four stand out for improving accuracy in project deliverables and keeping private development and public infrastructure projects on schedule.
An Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) is performed to select the best-value intersection design and traffic control solution. Learn more about when it should be used, what’s included, and its benefits.