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How Engineer WGI Rose Up and Over Pandemic’s Challenges
If it’s possible that any industry firm was prepared for 2020’s pandemic-induced disruption, WGI could make a strong case.
WGI experienced one of the largest percentage gains in revenue of any participant in this year’s Top Design Firms ranking. The firm’s $71 million total for 2020 Southeast revenue represented a roughly 55% bump over the prior year’s $45.7 million.
WGI‘s crisis-management team, created several years ago and comprised of human resources, legal and other staff, jumped to the forefront to help steady staff during the first weeks and months of 2020’s mayhem. It proved important.
“We were all hit with so much uncertainty,” recalls CEO David Wantman. “All of a sudden there was a huge deadly crisis going on.”
Looking to the future, another Florida construction boom appears to be on the horizon, with numerous firms reporting a switch from pause to fast forward.
Read the full article by ENR Southeast and learn more about how ENR’s Southeast’s Design Firm of the Year overcame the pandemic. Contact our team of dedicated professionals today and let WGI put our experience and dedication to the test on your next project.
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A parking study concluded that much of the parking in Grapevine was underutilized. The Grapevine City Council acted Jan. 7 to help visitors better use those spots. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
Silvio Palms Park – A New 12-Home Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood & Community Helping Families In Need
WGI had the amazing opportunity to help make a lasting impact on families in need when providing services for the construction of a new 12-home Habitat for Humanity community, and the design of what would be the community’s new epicenter, Silvio Palms Park.
YES Week is about celebrating all associates by honoring their efforts, passion and devotion towards WGI’s continued success.
With the right partner, your project can move smoothly through each of these issues to completion. Calling WGI to handle these facets of your project for you can save you time and money.
Jim Sullivan has been accepted into Leadership Palm Beach County Engage Program where he is one of 55 professionals selected for the esteemed program.