Colliers Engineering & Design, a national multi-discipline engineering, architectural, design and consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired all operating assets of J.A. Mihalik Architect, LLC (JAM ARCH), an architectural and design firm based in Fairfield, NJ.
“This strategic step allows us to continue to expand our architectural services nationwide,” said Kevin L. Haney, PE, President & CEO, Colliers Engineering & Design. “By adding JAM ARCH’s professionals to our team, we have strengthened our full-service offerings, particularly in the Texas and Florida markets.”
“We are thrilled to join Colliers Engineering & Design and be able to leverage our unique experience in designing child care and educational spaces,” said Justin A. Mihalik, AIA, NCARB, Principal, JAM ARCH. “This partnership enables us to offer clients more expansive national coverage as well as a holistic approach to design services incorporating site and civil services.”
Justin A. Mihalik, AIA, NCARB, started JAM ARCH in 1998 and, over the years, the New Jersey-based firm has grown into a full-service architecture firm that has completed more than 1,000 residential, commercial, retail, and institutional projects totaling more than $150 million in construction.
Justin joins CED as the National Market Lead, Early Childhood Education, responsible for national expansion and growth of his team. Additionally, he is a past President of AIA New Jersey and AIA Newark & Suburban Architects and is noted for his work in assisting his NJ-based clients with re-opening their child care centers post-pandemic.
“JAM ARCH’s mission and values closely align with ours,” added Kevin L. Haney. “For 25 years, JAM ARCH has been delivering innovative commercial and retail designs, with a focus on the educational development, safety and welfare of the children and staff within the centers they design. Their experience includes development services, security assessments, and sustainable design implementation for all child care facilities – and we look forward to having the JAM ARCH staff join our team.”