CDS Associates Joins CT Consultants

September 11, 2014
Cincinnati, Ohio                                                                                     Download Announcement

CDS Associates is pleased to announce it has joined the firm of CT Consultants, Inc. CDS will operate as an affiliate of CT Consultants and will maintain its Ohio and Kentucky offices and staff. This merger offers clients additional capacity for municipal engineering projects and expanded services including water/wastewater process design, architecture, landscape architecture, downtown revitalization services, construction inspection/ administration, and comprehensive master planning/zoning.  CDS staff will continue in their current capacity and clients will realize expanded staff resources provided by the firm’s locally-based project managers and principles.

Dave Wiles, President of CT Consultants, said, “With this transaction, CT has achieved a company goal to expand our geographic markets. We are delighted to formalize the merger of such a talented and well-accomplished firm in CDS.  The two firms have a shared vision to provide professional services that integrate functional and economic factors in our role as stewards of public infrastructure.”  Mark Brueggemann, Co-President of CDS, echoed that sentiment saying, “This is a relationship based business and it is important that project leadership of an architecture / engineering firm be close to their clients.  This organizational structuring accomplishes that aim for both CT and CDS.” “The combined experience and skills of the two firms will allow the continuation of a long record of success. CT will immediately be looking to add new engineering talent in this area.” Mr. Wiles concluded.

About CT Consultants, Inc.
CT Consultants is comprised of engineers, architects and planners dedicated to delivering quality services to clients for over 90 years. The root of the firm’s approach originates in 1922 when Frank A. Thomas left his position as Village Engineer in Euclid, Ohio to start an organization that would provide a broad range of engineering services to assist municipalities.  Today, CT serves as municipal engineer to approximately 60 communities and will be looking to add staff to the firm’s municipal engineering division – the core of its successful business model.

About CDS Associates
For more than 40 years, CDS has been successfully serving the professional design needs of clients in the corporate, industrial, institutional and governmental sectors.  Staff members have diverse backgrounds and hold multi-state registrations in a variety of disciplines.  Clients have access to a group of creative and talented engineers, architects and surveyors. CDS offers a wide variety of services including architecture, government consultation, transportation services, land development, structural engineering, surveying-mapping, traffic engineering, funding/grant assistance, and sustainable design.

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