WGI has completed its second acquisition in less than a year by acquiring Royal Palm Beach-based Bridge Design Associates.
Kravis Center Breaks Ground on $50M Expansion Project
Kravis Center officials, representatives of the companies involved in its $50 million upgrade and other dignitaries gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday in West Palm Beach. The project, dubbed Kravis 2020: The Future is Now, will increase the size of the lobby, create a pedestrian-friendly plaza opening onto Okeechobee Boulevard, build a new valet parking garage, add an access ramp to the existing garage and improve traffic flow.
The Weitz Company is the project’s general contractor. Leo A. Daly is the architecture, engineering, planning and program management firm. WGI is responsible for the infrastructure design. Work is scheduled to be completed by February 2020.
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Family-owned businesses are becoming more rare, but civil engineering firm Wantman Group Inc. in West Palm Beach, started by Joel Wantman in 1972, continues to thrive and grow.
WGI doesn’t need to look far to find qualified engineers and planners for its headquarters expansion project in West Palm Beach.
The project includes reduction in travel lane width, 5-foot-wide sidewalks, dedicated bicycle lanes and decorative crosswalks.
After growing rapidly in the past two years, a West Palm Beach-based engineering and planning firm is gearing up to get even bigger – with a planned expansion into other states.
Phase I, which will cost an estimated $1 million, involves improvements to be made along Northeast Second Avenue from Northeast Eighth Street/George Bush Boulevard to Northeast 13th Street.