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Expands AKF’s presence in Virginia & South East Bold Rock Engineering joins AKF Group


said AKF CEO, Dino DeFeo , PE , “for AKF, for Bold Rock, and especially for our clients. Collectively, we’ll build on our experience to deliver innova- tive and client-centric solu- tions exceeding our clients’ expectations.” “Having collaborated with Bold Rock on successful proj- ects,” DeFeo continued, “we felt this was an excellent op- portunity to grow the AKF family by acquiring a firmwith a shared vision and culture of Engineering Leadership.” AKF’s presence in Richmond also empowers the firm to

provide additional support to existing clients, such as VCU Health, James Madison University, Inova Health, and Children’s National Medical Center. “This is a natural progres- sion for AKF. We’ve experi- enced great success with the launch of our Baltimore office, and our new office in Rich- mond enhances our growing operations in the Southeast,” said DeFeo. “We’re also excited to be a part of and contribute to the growth in Richmond and across Virginia.” Bradley Lownsbury , Bold Rock’s managing principal, stated, “We’ve always cham- pioned a client-first focus and simply put, joining AKF ben- efits our clients. As AKF Rich- mond, we are now a firm with local roots and global reach.” Lownsbury also empha- sized AKF’s robust offering of integrated services includ- ing IT/AV/security, fire and life safety, architectural code consulting, lighting design, and energy and sustainability as additional advantages for clients in the region.  Thompson Creek WindowCo. relocates corporate office in Lanham, MD LANHAM, MD — Thomp- son Creek Window Compa- ny recently relocated its cor- porate headquarters to 4200 Parliament Pl. in Lanham in Prince George’s County. The six-story, 122,000 s/f class “A” commercial office building houses over 150 Thompson Creek employees. A partnership between Thompson Creek and the Chesapeake Real Estate Group purchased the build- ing in 2017. Improvements to the building include the lobby common areas, a new confer- ence center facility and tenant deli. The on-site fitness facil- ity was updated with modern equipment, and new exterior landscaping was added. "This investment in 4200 Parliament Place elevates the asset to best-in-class status in the Lanham sub-market and provides Thompson Creek Window Company with an impressive corporate head- quarters that best showcases its products and people," said James Lighthizer , manag- ing partner of Chesapeake Real Estate Group. 

ichmond, VA — AKF , a global leader in mechanical, elec-

based Bold Rock Engineer- ing Group , an MEP/FP and commissioning firm serving

ment, and utilities sectors. Bold Rock’s notable proj- ects include the redevelop- ment of Main Street Station, Richmond’s historic railroad station; the expansion and renovation of Washington Dulles International Airport's International Arrivals Build- ing; Loudon County’s Metro Rail Station Parking; the new Regattas Dining Hall at Chris- topher Newport University in Newport News, VA; and the recently renovated 410-key Richmond Marriott. “This partnership makes sense for all parties involved,”

trical, plumb- i n g , f i r e p r o t e c t i o n engineering (MEP / FP ) , information and commu- nication tech- nology (ICT), a s we l l a s commission-

the region for nearly four decades. Bold Rock’s commitment t o h i g h e r e du c a t i o n , workp l ace , hospitality, and health- care clients

Dino DeFeo

Bradley Lownsbury

ing, design, and consulting, has expanded its presence in the Southeastern U.S. with the acquisition of Richmond

complements AKF’s already strong portfolio in these prac- tice areas, as does its expertise in the transportation, govern-

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