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Barton & Loguidice Acquires Bivens & Associates Architects, PLLC

June 9, 2022

Barton & Loguidice is pleased to announce the acquisition of Syracuse-based Bivens & Associates Architects, PLLC (B&A). Founded in 2006, B&A has provided architectural design, planning/programming and capital project management services to clients in the municipal, educational, healthcare and commercial sectors throughout New York State.  This is B&L’s second acquisition in 2022 and its ninth such transaction since 2016.

With the move, B&L will add further depth and leadership to its existing architectural staff to service the current and future needs of the Company’s expanding geographic footprint. Through both organic growth and merger/acquisition, B&L has grown to include a total of 17 offices in six states and more than 350 professionals.

B&A’s founder, Timothy R. Bivens, AIA has over 30 years of experience in architectural design, construction, building code reviews and building condition surveys. “We wanted to align ourselves with a larger firm that provided a strong cultural fit and like-minded approach to client service and problem solving,” said Bivens who joins B&L as Vice President and Practice Area Leader. The acquisition of B&A will bring three additional technical staff to B&L’s Facilities Practice Area.

“We are pleased to welcome Tim and his team to the B&L family,” said B&L President & CEO John F. Brusa, Jr., P.E.  “We are confident they will have an immediate impact in providing the highest level of client service by leveraging their experience, technology and innovation coupled with their thoughtful approach to functional, practical and sustainable design.”