Author: Jessica Osborne

BL Companies Relocates to Harrisburg

BL Companies, an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary architecture, engineering, environmental and land surveying firm has relocated its Camp Hill, Pennsylvania office to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The larger office space will employ over thirty BL Companies’ engineering, surveying and environmental professionals. The new and expanded office positions BL Companies to offer its services and client care in close proximity to its clients and projects in the Greater Harrisburg area.

“This expansion has been planned as part of our overall regional growth strategy,” noted Michael Lozanoff, PE, Director of Engineering for BL Companies’ Mid-Atlantic region. “This expanded office will enable us to fill key positions and continue to provide our clients excellent service in this region.”

Carolyn Stanworth, President and CEO of BL Companies, remarks that “this continues to be an exciting time for BL. Our expanding presence throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast reflects the success of our growth strategy and further establishes our commitment to providing a high level of service to our clients and projects in these regions and beyond.”

BL Companies is consistently listed among the Top 500 Design Firms in the US by Engineering News-Record and has over 270 employee-owners in offices across Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Texas.

Please note BL Companies’ new Harrisburg office address:

2601 Market Place
Suite 350
Harrisburg, PA 17110

BL Companies Receives 2019 “Best in Class: Industrial Project” Award

BL Companies received the 2019 “Best in Class: Industrial Project” award at the 24th Annual CREW CT Real Estate Exchange Blue Ribbon Awards for its work on the FedEx Distribution Hub project in Middletown, Conn. The award was presented on April 24th at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford, where the winners were announced in front of an audience of local and regional industry professionals.

The 508,000 square foot FedEx Ground Distribution Hub went through multiple conceptual iterations, in order to minimize impacts on the site and the surrounding area. The final design was respectful of the site’s environment, topography, and neighbors while still meeting the hub’s operational needs. BL Companies provided architectural and engineering services.

“We are honored to receive an award in recognition of industrial design excellence,” said Carolyn Stanworth, President and CEO of BL Companies. “Achieving a successful project required a commitment from the entire team in order to ensure the final result met the client’s overall vision and goals.”

The Annual Blue Ribbon Awards celebrate local and regional real estate accomplishments and excellence. Each year, real estate professionals, as well as designers, developers, planners and other allied professionals, are invited to nominate any exceptional projects completed during the previous calendar year in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. This “Best in Class: Industrial” award is BL Companies’ fourth Blue Ribbon Award.

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BL Companies Welcomes New Principals

BL Companies (BL), an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary architecture, engineering, environmental and land surveying firm recently named seven employee owners to Principal.

The newly appointed Principals at BL Companies include employee owners:

  • Steven M. Collins, PE, LEED AP – Bridgeport, CT
  • John Jenney, CCCA – Meriden, CT
  • Justin S. Kababik, PE, LEED AP – Meriden, CT
  • Jessica Osborne, CPSM – Meriden, CT
  • Thomas Pechillo, Jr., PE – Hartford, CT
  • Danilo R. Salameda, PE – King of Prussia, PA
  • Donald Smith, LS – Meriden, CT
2018 Principals

Pictured L-R: Steven Collins, PE, LEED AP; John Jenney, CCCA; Justin Kababik, PE, LEED AP; Jessica Osborne, CPSM; Thomas Pechillo, Jr., PE; Danilo Salameda, PE; Donald Smith, LS

“We are incredibly excited to welcome these talented individuals to the Principal Program,” said Carolyn Stanworth, President and CEO. “This exceptional group of new principals embodies the leadership, performance and client service BL Companies is known for in the industry.

These individuals join the ranks of the Company’s 46 existing Principals who support BL Companies’ growth across all our key markets.