PORTLAND, Ore. – July 13, 2020 – Late last week, Cumming, a leading international project management and cost consultancy, announced that Portland-based PlanB Consultancy joined with the firm to expand its capabilities both throughout the Pacific Northwest and on an international level.
Founded in 2006, PlanB Consultancy focuses on providing value-added cost management and comprehensive quantity surveying services for some of the world’s most significant chip manufacturers and data centers, as well as numerous other high-tech facilities.
“PlanB’s strong quantity surveying and project controls focus aligns perfectly with Cumming’s capabilities and broadens our reach in this critical, high-growth sector,” said Derek Hutchison, president at Cumming. “The natural cultural match with the PlanB team allows us to stay true to our core values while executing our robust long-term growth strategy.”
PlanB Consultancy will continue to operate under the day-to-day leadership of its current executive team.
“Partnering with Cumming allows PlanB Consultancy to provide our current high-tech clients with additional specialized expertise through its dedicated team of mechanical, electrical, and other specialists, while at the same time providing our team members with new opportunities to expand their careers,” stated Euan Pollock, managing partner at PlanB Consultancy. “We have long held the belief that Cumming would be the ideal strategic partner based on our cultural alignment, the firm’s outstanding international reputation, and its focus on being a true owner’s advocate.”
Cumming’s diverse portfolio includes an array of assignments in the high-tech, industrial, office, education, healthcare, and multi-family residential sectors totaling more than $300 billion in project value. Cumming now has more than 950 professionals across 30 U.S. offices with the PlanB merger, as well as international offices in Beijing, London, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Stoke-on-Trent, U.K.
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