Avison Young completes project management for Langan’s relocation to 300 Kimball Dr. in
PARSIPPANY, NJ — Avison Young, a commercial real estate services firm, announced that that the company’s Project Management Services group has completed an extensive build out for the new corporate headquarters of Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a premier consulting firm with nearly 1,000 employees and 25 offices worldwide. The 76,866 s/f space is located at 300 Kimball Dr., a newly renovated office building in Parsippany.After more than 20 years in Elmwood Park, New Jersey, Langan relocated its headquarters, which currently employees more than 300 professionals, to Parsippany. Avison Young was retained early in the design phase to provide project management services including the hiring and management of consultants, client vendors and the general contractor. Working closely with the architect and engineers, Avison Young coordinated the completion of the design process, and made recommendations for potential pre-purchase, long-lead items, as well as furniture planning and installation oversight. Avison Young also submitted drawings for permits, created the budget, schedule and executed contract management. Importantly, Avison Young played a key role in helping Langan meet its critical move-in deadline over the Thanksgiving weekend last November."Avison Young provided great value to Langan throughout the entire move and build out of our new space in Parsippany,” said David Gockel, president/CEO of Langan. "Ed Walsh, John Mercurio, and Sarah Paddock partnered with Langan and the design/construction team to make 300 Kimball a great success for our employees.”Throughout the relocation, Avison Young also provided a number of specialty services including LEED coordination (certification slated for spring 2016), pre-purchaser coordination of lighting and carpeting, and coordination of low-voltage power.“Avison Young’s knowledge of constructability, means and methods were valuable assets in resolving field issues, greatly contributing to the success of Langan’s new headquarters,” said Edward Walsh, principal and managing director of Project Management Services in Avison Young’s New Jersey office. “Our team possessed the unique ability to manage all aspects of the project, with our expertise enabling us to present solutions to the design team, contactor, and client that kept construction moving forward.”Founded in 1970, Langan provides integrated site engineering and environmental consulting services to the land development, corporate real estate, and energy markets.Situated in Parsippany, one of New Jersey’s foremost business markets, 300 Kimball Dr. is a premier 400,147 s/f office building. The building recently underwent a capital improvements program that included the renovation of its lobby, bistro and fitness center, as well as numerous green strategies bringing the building the honor of LEED silver certification. The building was also awarded 2015’s “The Outstanding Building of the Year” by the New Jersey chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).