WSP Acquires Leach Wallace in the United States
MAY 1, 2019
Aligned with WSP’s 2019-2021 Global Strategy, in addition to expanding WSP’s geographic presence in the United States, this acquisition creates the largest pure-play healthcare engineering practice in North America.
WSP was ranked the #2 healthcare engineering firm in North America last year by Building Design + Construction (top pure-play engineering firm to make the list) and #3 globally by ENR. The firm’s extensive healthcare portfolio includes projects throughout the U.S. and across the globe and features industry-leading expertise from sustainability to smart building technology.
Robert A. Banas, Leach Wallace’s President, commented, “Becoming part of WSP is great news for Leach Wallace as it will be the ideal partner for us during the next stage of our growth. In our view, the company’s professional expertise and vast network are key assets that will enable us to develop nation-wide and we look forward to strengthening our service offerings across multiple sectors, while continuing to provide the highest levels of service to our clients.”
The firms, which have a record of pursuing and winning work together, offer complementary expertise which will cement WSP’s offering in the healthcare market.
“We look forward to welcoming all our new colleagues to WSP,” noted Greg Kelly, President and CEO of WSP.