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Vidaris Closes Acquisition of Flatiron Consulting Group
Thursday 22 April 2021

New York, US-based building envelope consultants Vidaris, Inc. and Flatiron Consulting Group, Inc. have completed a merger, the companies said.

Headquartered in New York, NY, Vidaris is a TIC (testing, inspection and certification) consultancy focused on assurance services, building design, efficiency and dispute resolution in the construction, real estate, infrastructure and industrial fields, serving as an independent third--party advisor for developers, property owners, industrial operators, utilities, architects and engineers.

The company's multidisciplinary, highly technical and integrated service offering includes three major segments: Architectural Consulting, Testing, Inspection and Certification (« ATIC »); Dispute Resolution (« DR »); and Engineering Consulting, Testing, Inspection and Certification (« ETIC ») on both existing and new assets.

Jeffrey Somerlot, who had previously worked with Vidaris for more than 13 years, has rejoined Vidaris and has been appointed president, leading the combined building envelope team and ATIC service line for the firm.

Vidaris announced that it had signed a merger agreement with Flatiron in Q4 2020. As a result of the completion of the merger, Flatiron has joined Vidaris.

Vidaris is a provider of specialty consulting services within the architecture, engineering and construction industries focusing on high-performance buildings and specialty structures.

Including Vidaris' network of affiliate companies LPI, CBI Consulting, C2G International, Synergen Consulting International, David Pattillo and Associates, Construction Project Analytics Group, Veritas Advisory Group, and Helmes and Co. all of which are part of the SOCOTEC Group the company has over 350 highly regarded professionals in 21 offices providing solutions within six closely-integrated and holistic services: building envelope, energy efficiency and sustainability, dispute resolution, project advisory, code compliance and specialty engineering.
Date Published: 22/04/2021