Wunderlich-Malec: Taking Stock

Wunderlich-Malec Announces the Acquisition of AECm Architects | Engineers

| February 3, 2020

Wunderlich-Malec announces the acquisition of AECm Architects | Engineers (Newmarket, NH). Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN, Wunderlich-Malec (WM) operates over 32 offices throughout the United States. This strategic initiative will expand Wunderlich-Malec’s services including Civil and Structural Engineering and enhance their capacity for Architectural and MEP services.

Since 2007, AECm has established itself as an innovative and diverse Architecture-Engineering firm providing multidisciplinary services to varied clients including federal, municipal, and commercial markets. Since its incorporation in 1981, Wunderlich-Malec has grown into a full-service national Architect & Engineering firm. In 2012, WME became a 100% employee-owned company (ESOP). Wunderlich-Malec is one of the largest and best established (39+ years) engineering companies in the United States with over 500 professionals and 32 offices nationwide. In 2019, Wunderlich-Malec ranked at number 197 on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms.

Tim Nichols, founder and principal of AECm, stated that this acquisition “enables their group to offer expanded services and provides increased capacity for existing and new clients”. AECm will leverage its federal project portfolio to expand Wunderlich-Malec’s federal services.

Through successful teaming arrangements on several large projects since 2015, AECm and Wunderlich-Malec have forged an exceptional working relationship. Neal Wunderlich, President of Wunderlich – Malec Engineering, Inc. stated:

“With our capital investment and added resources, we expect substantial growth of AECm in the near term, and especially expansion in the Federal market”. Nichols stated. “As a 100% employee-owned company, this merger provides enhanced benefits and growth opportunities for our staff. In addition, we are very excited to increase Wunderlich-Malec’s bandwidth and services to their existing clients.”

AECm will continue to operate as a business unit from its existing headquarters in Newmarket, New Hampshire and provide expanded services to its valued clients as part of the Wunderlich-Malec team. For more information, please contact Neal Wunderlich at 952-933-3222 neal.wunderlich@wmeng.com or Tim Nichols directly at (603) 200-0096 or tim@aecgr.com.