HOUSTON, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services, today announced the strategic expansion of its business operations with the formation of a new company, Rimkus Building Consultants. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the firm will help clients from coast-to-coast proactively extend the life of their facilities by helping to identify, mitigate and eliminate the complex risks inherent in procurement, design, construction and operation of large-scale facilities.
"Rimkus Building Consultants combines our deep bench of technical expertise – engineering, architecture, design and construction – with our forensic backgrounds to proactively identify those important details that provide for a lasting facility," said Jack Dolan, president of Rimkus Building Consultants. "From building envelopes and structural systems to roadways, bridges, electrical systems and the entire range of built environments, we bring a personalized approach and innovative thinking to our clients to help mitigate risks and defects and maximize life cycles."
With a full-service portfolio and all engineering disciplines under one roof, Rimkus Building Consultants will provide professional consultation and support on a wide range of project-specific issues for both private and public sectors. The firm's suite of services spans the life of the project, including Property Condition Assessments (PCA), risk assessments, design services, pre-construction services, construction services, project close-out and post-construction services, maintenance and operations as well as building sciences.
"Rimkus has more than 30 years experience investigating what goes wrong with buildings and projects, and it's a natural next step for us to use this expertise to help developers, building owners and managers proactively optimize and extend the life of their facilities," said Curtis Brown, president and chief executive officer of Rimkus Consulting Group. "The new company fits well with our overall business strategy and supports our mission to deliver value-driven and client focused services for every aspect of the built environment."
Rimkus Building Consultants is managed by a team of seasoned experts with deep experience across a diverse range of commercial, industrial and institutional projects. Dolan, the firm's president, has more than 25 years experience in all phases of planning, design and construction for a diverse list of projects, ranging from business parks to large-scale commercial and industrial facilities to multi-family dwellings, as well as bridge, infrastructure and roadway projects. Senior Vice President Peter Doffing also brings 25 years experience in the engineering, construction and insurance sectors to the firm.
About Rimkus Building Consultants
Rimkus Building Consultants combines extensive expertise in design, construction, operations and maintenance with more than 30 years of forensic investigations experience gained from Rimkus Consulting Group. From building envelopes and structural systems to roadways, bridges, electrical systems and the entire range of built environments, the company applies engineering skills and innovative thinking to proactively help mitigate risks and defects and maximize life cycles. For more information, visit www.rimkusbuildingconsultants.com.
About Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies. Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes. The company's team of professional engineers, scientists, and technical specialists is recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities. For more information, visit www.rimkus.com.