VANCOUVER, B.C., and OMAHA, Neb. — CEI Architecture has recently joined HDR. Leadership of the two firms cite growth opportunities, both geographically and within each firm’s respective market sectors, as the reasons for merging its shared commitment to design innovation in Canada and globally. The transaction was effective July 26. Going forward, the firm will go to market as HDR | CEI.
CEI was founded in 1996 and has approximately 70 employees located in British Columbia; its main office is in Vancouver, with additional offices in Victoria and Penticton, as well as Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta. HDR’s presence in the Canadian market began in 2002; currently more than 170 employees are based in offices throughout the country.
HDR has more than 1,450 architecture employees working in offices in six countries who provide complete design, engineering, planning and consulting services across the United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Australia and the People’s Republic of China.