In The News
Read what consumer and trade publications have said about Burns & McDonnell and its projects.
Media inquiries should be directed to Kristi Widmar, Manager of Corporate Communications, 816-448-7379.
June 28, 2015
Burns & McDonnell took first place among St. Louis midsize employers in this year's Top Workplaces survey. Breck Washam, a Burns & McDonnell vice president and manager of the St. Louis office, said employee ownership is key to the company's growth and worker satisfaction.
June 23, 2015
The inaugural list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials from Fortune's partners at Great Place to Work includes Burns & McDonnell at No. 14.
June 19, 2015
The Houston Business Journal ranked Burns & McDonnell as its No. 1 largest area civil and structural engineering firm, based on gross local billings for the previous year.
June 18, 2015
The leaders of regional design firms say they are seeing more work in nearly all market segments. Growth in the facilities and manufacturing sectors is being driven in part by lower oil prices, says Mark Lichtwardt, Burns & McDonnell vice president and general manager in the firm's Denver office.
June 16, 2015
Crow Wing County's current approach to residential recycling is the best of several possible options, a new comparative analysis concludes. Tthe report was co-presented to the board Tuesday by Bob Craggs, solid waste and resource recovery manager with Burns & McDonnell.
June 15, 2015
A robust transportation sector as well as continued vitality from energy, infrastructure, education and hospital projects in Texas and Louisiana helped deliver a high-performance 2014 for design firms working in the Gulf Coast. The top three firms, including Burns & McDonnell, each exceeded $400 million in total contracts.
June 9, 2015Minnesota Real Estate Journal: Architecture firm Burns & McDonnell expands its Minneapolis-St. Paul location
Burns & McDonnell, an architecture, engineering and construction firm, expanded its Minneapolis-St. Paul office by 7,000 square feet in early June. The firm, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, required additional space to accommodate rapid growth.
June 8, 2015
A new Broadway Bridge being planned in Minot, North Dakota, will have a cleaner, more aesthetic look, though the final design will depend on what the public wants to see, according to officials designing the structure.
June 5, 2015
EC&M unveils its highly anticipated Top 40 electrical design firms list for 2015, ranked specifically by electrical design revenue earned in 2014. Burns & McDonnell repeats at the top of the list with 2014 electrical design revenue of $617.4 million.
June 4, 2015
A growing challenge from the evolution of energy resources — especially from solar arrays that now are starting to be enhanced by backup battery storage — is causing electric utilities to rethink the projects they build and the technologies they use to design, construct and operate them.
June 3, 2015Omaha World-Herald: Creighton botanists work to revive the vital but academically neglected field of taxonomy
Fewer young people in the United States want to follow in the footsteps of the retired botany professor. That has implications not just for gardens but also for businesses — especially developers. Young people are often unaware of the role botanists play in the construction industry, said Rick Root, a Burns & McDonnell botanist.