Bowman Consulting Group acquires Fla. firm
Reston civil engineering firm buys Fabre Engineering Inc.
Reston-based civil engineering company Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. has acquired Pensacola, Florida-based Fabre Engineering Inc., the company announced Monday.
Bowman financed the acquisition with a combination of cash and seller financing but did not disclose the financial details.
“Frank and the extended Fabre team have a long history in the Gulf Coast,” Bowman CEO Gary Bowman said in a statement. “Our southeast region will no doubt benefit from the addition of Fabre’s skilled workforce and diverse base of clients.”
Frank Fabre founded Fabre in 1981 and serves as president. The company provides civil engineering and land surveying to public and private clients in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi and specializes in water, stormwater and wastewater solutions, airports, land use planning and geomatics and land surveying.
“We are looking forward to joining with an organization that shares our work ethic and commitment to quality,” Fabre said in a statement. “I am confident that we have found the right fit for our people and our clients.”
Bowman is an engineering services firm with more than 1,400 employees in more than 60 offices across the country. The company provides planning, engineering, construction management, environmental consulting and other services. In May, Bowman closed its $18 million acquisition of McMahon Associates Inc. In May 2021, Bowman completed its $51.7 million initial public offering and began trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol BWMN.