London-Based GB Fitzsimon Merges With Cumming's International Construction Cost And Project Management Team

Feb 01, 2016, 13:47 ET from Cumming

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumming, an international project management and cost consulting firm, announced that London-based cost and project consultancy GB Fitzsimon has merged with the growing construction services company to expand Cumming's global footprint and establish its 27th worldwide office.

Founded in 1989 by Keith Gilchrist, Paul Lawson, and Doug Stuart, GB Fitzsimon is a recognized and highly respected name in the London market. Now operating under the Cumming banner, GB Fitzsimon's founders will continue to serve as the senior leadership team across the U.K and Europe, overseeing all current and future projects and managing the firm's long-standing client base. Cumming, with its international resources and multi-faceted expertise, is already working with the GB Fitzsimon team to enhance the company's regional offerings, which are expected to drive significant growth throughout the region.

"We have a track record of consistently adding value to our clients' projects, and this merger will provide our clients with even more resources to help achieve their development-related goals," said Finlay Cumming, Founder and CEO of Cumming.

GB Fitzsimon's leadership team brings more than 30 years of successful local project experience to the Cumming organization. In fact, many of the principles upon which Cumming was founded, including a client-first approach, stem from Finlay Cumming's experience working at GB Fitzsimon earlier in his career. "When confronted with the opportunity to merge our two companies, the decision was an easy one," said Cumming.

Cumming specializes in the commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, education, healthcare, and high-end residential sectors. Recent Cumming projects include contracts with Starwood Capital, Google, Kaiser Permanente, Facebook, Disney, Neiman Marcus, Hilton Worldwide, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, and the University of California, among many other clients. Cumming's growth earned the firm recognition from several business and trade publications throughout 2015, including Inc. Magazine and the leading architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry publications Engineering News-Record (ENR) and Building Design + Construction.

Experts in construction project and cost management services, Cumming's portfolio includes a diverse array of work. The firm has more than 400 assignments underway at any given time, and has worked on projects worldwide with a collective value in excess of $150 billion.

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