TAMPA, FL (February 19, 2014) NYSE; TSX: STN
Local engineering and planning firm Stantec was named Best Engineering Firm by the commercial development association NAIOP Tampa Bay Chapter, in its “Best of the Best” awards program held recently. The firm was recognized for its role in several local noteworthy office and industrial projects as well as a long-standing commitment to NAIOP and the local community.
Stantec provides planning, civil/site engineering and related services to the development community across the state. Stantec professionals have helped deliver some of the largest and most complex projects in the Tampa Bay area, including:
• MetWest International
• SouthShore Corporate Park
• The Amazon Fulfillment Center
• Tampa International Airport Commercial Real Estate Program
• LifeLink Corporate Headquarters
In addition to the Engineering Firm top honors, Stantec was also involved with the Amazon Fulfillment Center selected as “Best Deal of the Year” during the NAIOP program. Working on a fast-track basis, Stantec provided design and permitting for the civil/site and landscape architecture packages for this one-million-square-foot facility in Ruskin, Florida.
“Stantec was selected based on an outstanding body of work in 2013 including the Amazon Fulfillment Center and the company’s commitment to serve the community through philanthropy and service,” said Kelsey Boker, Executive Director NAIOP Tampa Bay.
David Kemper, PE, a senior principal in Stantec’s Tampa office commented, “We’re very pleased with this recognition from our friends and colleagues in the commercial real estate industry and for the continuing opportunities we have to contribute to the economic development of our community.”
In addition to its active involvement with local community organizations such as Metropolitan Ministries, Stantec has long been involved with NAIOP. Stantec’s Planning Principal Diane Chadwick, AICP, currently serves on the NAIOP Tampa Bay Chapter Board of Directors.
NAIOP Tampa Bay is the leading trade organization representing developers, owners, investors and related professionals in commercial real estate. The association fosters business relationships, promotes responsible development and supports sustainable growth of the region through education, leadership and advocacy.
We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
The Stantec community unites more than 13,000 employees working in over 200 locations. Our work—professional consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
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