Owen Group expands building and infrastructure services by becoming a Bureau Veritas company
Los Angeles, California, March 27, 2019 – Owen Group announced that it has joined Bureau Veritas (ENXTPA:BVI) group of companies. Owen Group is a regional leader in project compliance management services for building and infrastructure including, code compliance, ADA accessibility, seismic and energy assessment, deferred maintenance assessment, commissioning and design services. Owen Group is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and services a marquee client base including state and local government agencies as well as international governmental agencies.
The acquisition expands Owen and Bureau Veritas’ presence in California and strengthens the companies as market leaders in building and infrastructure compliance assessment and design services as well as project management services in California and the United States.
“Expanding our services for building and infrastructure clients is a strategic priority for our North American operations, particularly in California as it is the largest state by GDP and population in the United States, with solid growth prospects," said Isam Hasenin, COO Facilities Division, Bureau Veritas. “Owen Group has an excellent reputation. The company’s deep technical expertise in building compliance combined with its forward-thinking entrepreneurial culture, is a perfect fit for Bureau Veritas, and ensures we are poised to continue to deliver best-in-class testing, inspection, and certification solutions to our clients and communities. We welcome Owen Group to Bureau Veritas!”
Michael Chegini, Owen Group CEO & Managing Principal, stated:
“We are excited to join the Bureau Veritas group, and look forward to expanding our geographic presence and portfolio of services that we can provide to our clients. We are joining a true market leader in building and infrastructure project compliance management including asset management in the US. BV’s innovative solutions and tech-driven capabilities will complement Owen Group’s core service offering, and our clients will now have access to a wide array of technical expertise and services through a single organization.”
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