Design firm offers specialist skills across many of Jacobs’ markets

Jacobs Engineering Group has acquired design firm KlingStubbins, the companies announced today.

The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed, but KlingStubbins provides planning, architecture, engineering and interiors services across a range of Jacobs’ growth markets, including science and technology, higher education and cyber-security centres.   

KlingStubbins has approximately 500 employees in the United States and Asia.

Jacobs president and chief executive officer Craig Martin said: “We are acquiring a solid business with a history of good performance. KlingStubbins’ talented employees and strong client relationships align well with our relationship-based business model. This acquisition allows us to further diversify our services and drive greater growth in our business.”

KlingStubbins’ national managing principal Michael Lorenz said: “KlingStubbins is excited to be joining Jacobs. This acquisition takes advantage of our shared client base and increases design opportunities in the global marketplace. Through Jacobs, we have access to a much wider global resource base that enables us to enhance our design services for clients as well as provide more opportunities for our employees.”