Stantec acquires California's IBE Consulting Engineers and British Columbia's AP/ID

Stantec acquires California's IBE Consulting Engineers and British Columbia's 
Additions strengthen Stantec's buildings practice on the west coast 
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 -- Stantec Inc.
North American design firm Stantec is enhancing their buildings
design practice on the west coast by acquiring the assets of IBE
Consulting Engineers and AP/ID. 
Based in Sherman Oaks, Calif., IBE is a 50-person buildings
engineering firm founded in 1999 that specializes in
high-performance, sustainable design of mechanical, electrical, and
plumbing systems, while AP/ID out of Vancouver, B.C. has been
providing interior design services to a variety of corporate clients
for more than 20 years. 
"IBE's capabilities will directly enhance Stantec's buildings
engineering presence in the US west, and contribute to growing our
capabilities across North America," says Bob Gomes, Stantec president
and CEO.  
With more than 300 diverse commissions--completed around the world
and with some of North America's best-known signature
architects--IBE's notable projects include the world's first
LEED-Platinum museum, the Water + Life Museum complex in Hemet,
California; New York City's LEED-Platinum Cooper Union New Academic
Building; and UCLA's first LEED-certified structure, La Kretz Hall.
IBE's current projects include the new 500,000SF Cedars-Sinai
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion in Los Angeles, and the new
Berkeley Arts Museum in Berkeley, California. 
"Merging with Stantec gives us more diversified opportunities
throughout the western U.S. and beyond, providing our employees with
projects that expand their capabilities into new fields," says Alan
Locke, IBE's founding principal. 
AP/ID is known for their corporate office consulting and strategic
workplace planning services. Their client-oriented approach has
resulted in many long-term relationships with a wide range of
clients, from insurance firms and government agencies, to banking and
mining companies.  
"The client-focused approach of AP/ID along with their
well-established relationship with our architecture and engineering
teams will extend our ability to provide integrated services in the
growing market sector of corporate office and workplace design in
B.C. and throughout the company," says Gomes. 
"The market for corporate design in Vancouver is heating up. By
joining Stantec and strengthening their interior design team, we'll
be able to better serve this growing need, while providing even more
value to our long term clients," says Susi Krauss, owner of AP/ID. 
Stantec provides professional consulting services in planning,
engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture,
surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project
economics for infrastructure and facilities projects. We support
public and private sector clients in a diverse range of markets at
every stage, from the initial conceptualization and financial
feasibility study to project completion and beyond. Our services are
provided on projects around the world through approximately 12,000
employees operating out of more than 200 locations in North America
and 4 locations internationally. 
Stantec is One Team providing Integrated Solutions 
One Team. Integrated Solutions.
Stantec Media Relations US West
Danny Craig
(949) 923-6085 
Stantec Media Relations Canada West
Matt Stuart
(403) 716-8165 
Stantec Investor Relations
Crystal Verbeek
(780) 969-3349 
IBE Founding Principal
Alan Locke
(818) 305-3223 
Susi Krauss
(604) 696-8399
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