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In Business: Burns & McDonnell

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Having supported hundreds of facility and infrastructure projects along the East Coast, Burns & McDonnell opened its Greenville, South Carolina office in 2018 at 124 Verdae Blvd. and recently completed an office expansion to accommodate plans to expand its team to more than 100 local employees within the next three to five years. The growth in the region is part of the 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm’s nationwide effort to hire more than 1,000 professionals annually.

With a focus on facilities and infrastructure needs in the region, the Greenville office supports government, advanced manufacturing, consumer products, life sciences, healthcare, higher education, energy and utility clients. Backed by a nationwide network of more than 7,000 professionals, the team offers a full range of planning, design, construction and commissioning services.

“Greenville is leading the way in innovation and the perfect home for our growing team — we love being a part of this thriving community,” says Mike Glenn, Burns & McDonnell business development manager in Greenville. “Expanding here allows us to deepen our support of the region and hire diverse, local talent to plan, design and construct projects important to the success of our clients.”

Burns & McDonnell ranks among the top 10 design firms and the top 20 manufacturing firms in the U.S., according to Engineering News-Record. The firm is also recognized as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018 and as a best place to work by more than 20 publications across the country.

“Our employee ownership model creates a strong framework for career growth and success for employees,” says Glenn. “It’s created a team-oriented and entrepreneurial culture that attracts the best and brightest professionals in the industry.”



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