Engineering firm celebrates five years in South Carolina with new office in revitalized Vista

September 18, 2007

Columbia, SC – September 17, 2007 — An engineering and consulting firm that counts site remediation and sustainable reuse projects among its specialties is feeling right at home in its new office space in Columbia’s former warehouse district. Fuss & O’Neill shifted its offices from Richland Street to Lady Street this summer in a move that demonstrates the firm’s long-term commitment to the city and to Columbia’s efforts to revitalize the Congaree Vista.

The company is also celebrating its fifth anniversary in South Carolina. 

“South Carolina has been a great location for Fuss & O’Neill and we are pleased to be part of the ongoing revitalization of the Congaree Vista,” said Blake Burgess, vice president and general manager of the Columbia office. “As engineers and scientists, we understand the importance of building strong and attractive communities where residents not only enjoy living but also take pride in their surroundings. We value the clients we have helped since opening our South Carolina office and look forward to many more successful years.”

The redevelopment of declining or outmoded properties for beneficial reuse is an integral part of Fuss & O’Neill’s business. The company’s past remediation work in South Carolina includes a brownfield project at the former Trident Landfill on John’s Island, a refurbishment project on Charleston’s historic Ashley River Bridge and key property off Rosewood Drive in Columbia.

The company has also provided environmental assessment and engineering services to many Carolinas clients during the past five years, including the
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, the S.C. Department of Parks and Recreation, SCANA, Edens and Avant, and McLeod Regional Medical
Center in Florence.

Fuss & O’Neill’s other services include civil engineering (land use, transportation planning, design and construction), municipal services (water, wastewater, solid waste and GIS planning and implementation) and landscape architecture. Clients include the City of Spartanburg; Kahn Development, Ryder Trucks and UPS in Columbia; and Starbucks in Calhoun County.

Founded in 1924 in Manchester, CT, the firm also has offices in
Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina and Rhode Island. To learn more,