National structural engineering firm breaks into U.S.
Construction Canada | April 5, 2023
Operating from 14 locations in Canada and specializing in structural engineering, the design consultant, RJC Engineers (RJC), has acquired the U.S. firm, Kordt Engineering Group (KEG) from the latter’s Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, offices.
The move will help RJC gain a foothold all over North America and endow its experience, capabilities, and depth of services to help KEG better cater to their clients. Both firms will continue offering services in structural, facade, structural glass engineering, and more.
KEG has clients in structural engineering all over North America and Europe, in various domains, from commercial buildings sector to landmark structures. The firm is well-known for its exceptional client service and both firms’ cultures match in relation to prioritising their employees and customers.
Stephan Kordt, KEG’s founder, has been appointed as the president of U.S. operations at RJC. As a reputable engineer and reliable leader, Kordt has earned recognition for completing high-quality projects under strict time constraints. His extensive technical expertise, industry connections, and skill in devising sophisticated and fitting structural solutions have made him a highly sought-after professional in the U.S. Kordt’s notable undertakings comprise The Watermark, Project 63, Crystals at CityCenter, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino expansion, Venetian Casino Resort, Venezia Hotel Tower, and the World Market Center.
“RJC is excited to further establish ourselves in the U.S. through acquiring KEG. Our firms and people have worked together for over a decade and share a history of successfully delivering projects throughout the U.S.”, says Mike Moffatt, executive principal of RJC. “Our strategic expansion into the U.S. allows RJC to bring its expertise in many building sectors and service offerings to a broader client base.”
“We are thrilled to join forces with RJC and look forward to working with an even wider group of clients across the U.S.,” says Kordt. “We will continue to deliver the high-quality client service and innovative structural engineering solutions we are known for, while bringing the expanded depth of expertise, resources, and services offerings now available to us as part of RJC.”