COLUMBUS, OH – V3 Companies, Ltd. and Bird+Bull, Inc. announce that the two firms have merged, increasing V3’s presence in central Ohio under the leadership of Brian Coghlan and Andrew Gardner.  The combined firms now provide a full suite of engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, and natural resources services to the private development, public works, and power and energy markets.

“We are thrilled to continue our growth and commitment to serving our clients throughout the Great Lakes Region by joining forces with Bird+Bull, whose rich and long history in Ohio provides a tremendous foundation to build upon.  As one company, we will continue to thrive under our shared approach to how we treat our team members and our clients … one rooted in respect, support, and service,” said Rob Petroelje, V3 Founding Principal.

“This merger maintains focus on the people which are the heart of our organization.  I firmly believe that Bird+Bull and V3, together under the V3 name, will be a stronger organization with tremendous potential to grow our operations and provide unlimited opportunities for our people to experience personal and professional growth and fulfillment. I feel a personal sense of responsibility to our clients and I have every confidence that this merger will increase client satisfaction with the expanded service offerings, the additional expertise, and the improved efficiencies that come from being part of a larger organization,” said Brian P. Coghlan, P.E., Bird+Bull, Inc. President.

“I am thrilled that Bird+Bull is joining forces with the V3 Team. Client service, quality, and integrity are core values I have been committed to throughout my career. V3 shares those values and I believe together we will do great things for the Ohio community. This merger will bring new opportunities for growth to our employees and provide greater breadth of services to our dedicated clients who have been with us for so many years. Bird+Bull has a 70-year history in central Ohio, and I am looking forward to continuing to build on that history as V3,” said Andrew A. Gardner, P.E., Bird+Bull, Inc. Vice President.

V3 provides consulting services in civil, ecological, environmental, landscape architecture, planning, surveying, and transportation engineering as well as contracting disciplines. V3 has offices in Illinois (Chicago and Woodridge), Indiana (Indianapolis and Carmel), Ohio (Columbus and Cincinnati), Missouri (St. Louis), Canada (Sherwood Park) and Haiti (Port-Au-Prince).

Founded in 1950, Bird + Bull is a firm with a long history in central Ohio specializing in land development consulting, municipal services and surveying.

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