Southfield, Mich. — Consulting, engineering and construction services firm Atwell, LLC announced that it made an equity investment in RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture. This investment allows Atwell the opportunity to offer clients world-class planning and landscape architectural design services through collaboration with RVi. In addition, Atwell-owned landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm, Golden Associates, will become part of and be managed by RVi’s operations.
“We chose to invest in RVi because we respect what their leadership has built over the past three and a half decades. They are a very well-managed company, and together, we are poised to achieve even greater success on a national scale,” Atwell President and CEO Brian R. Wenzel said.
RVi currently operates offices in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. This investment expands RVi’s offices from three to five, and allows the firm to better serve clients in the western United States. RVi’s name and existing leadership team will remain in place, maintaining day-to-day operations as usual.
“We are excited to join forces with Atwell because they share our vision for smart, sustainable growth. This partnership will expand our capabilities, provide new professional growth opportunities for our employees, and allow us to better serve our existing clients in the western U.S. markets,” RVi President Chris Crawford said.
Atwell, LLC is a national consulting, engineering and construction services firm with over five hundred professionals in 16 offices across the country that deliver a broad range of strategic and creative solutions to clients in a variety of industries including real estate and land development, power and energy, oil and gas, automotive, industrial, and mining. They provide comprehensive turnkey services including land and ROW support, planning, engineering, land surveying, environmental science, project management and construction.
RVi provides planning and landscape architecture services in a variety of market sectors, including master planned communities, commercial developments, parks and open space, academic campuses, and many others. The firm is credited with work on notable projects such as Mueller in Austin, Texas; Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas; and multiple projects on the campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. The firm’s work in the Southwestern U.S. has included Anthem Phoenix, Aliante in North Las Vegas, and Sun City Shadow Hills in the Inland Empire, Calif.