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At Bowman Consulting, we've been making waves in the professional services industry since we opened our doors in 1995. From the story of our rapid expansion, to our acquisition of new talent and clients, we have become a recognized name in general news media as well as land development industry publications.

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Bowman Consulting Selected to Prepare Study for Viable Water Resources

November 8, 2016 – Bowman Consulting was selected by the Middlesex Water Authority to prepare a study to determine if there are viable water sources to serve the Lower Middlesex County and the Deltaville area. Bowman was chosen for our experience in Middlesex County, for our extensive experience working with the Virginia Department of Health to obtain construction financing and for our extensive experience with USDA financing. To read the full article on the Deltaville Central Water Plan, click here.

Bowman Consulting’s John Barnard elected Vice President of Texas Society of Professional Surveyors

November 4, 2016 - Chantilly, VA - Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd., a Virginia-based award-winning Engineering firm, announced today John Barnard, RPLS of the Austin office has been elected as Vice President of the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS). As is tradition, he will follow his term up with a year as President-Elect and then serve as the President of TSPS in 2018-2019.

The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors is a professional association bolstering more than 1,700 registered surveyors, surveyors-in-training, students and associates. TSPS “seeks to educated and inform the public of the integral role of surveyors in our society.” They strive to develop and maintain high technical and ethical standards for the surveying profession through the development and presentation of a wide range of educational courses; support of Texas’ surveying degree programs; public information campaigns; and advocacy for the profession and the public interest with the state legislature, state regulatory agencies and local governments of Texas.

Barnard has been active in TSPS for many years, with this position coming on the heels of a term as Secretary/Treasurer on the state-level and having served on the Board of Directors since 2010. Prior, he served in various offices for the Capital Area Chapter of TSPS, culminating in being recognized as TSPS Chapter President of the Year in 2011 and as TSPS Surveyor of the Year in 2012. At various times, Barnard has served as Government Affairs Chairman, Budget and Finance Chairman, Chapter Activities Chairman, Standards Chairman and as an educational course developer and speaker.

Bowman Consulting Receives Metropolitan Builders & Contractors (METRO) of NJ 2016 Award of Excellence – Landscaping Design

Bowman Consulting was a recent recipient of the 2016 Excellence Award for Best Landscaping Design performed on the Princewood Properties Rivergate Waterfront Community in Bordentown, NJ.

The award was presented to Bowman at the METRO’s annual Awards Dinner on June 9th. Jaryd Moran, LLA of Bowman Consulting, worked on the Rivergate project and received the award on behalf of Bowman.

Bowman Consulting named 2015 HCCA Safety Award Winner

June 20, 2016 - Chantilly, VA - Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), a Virginia-based award-winning engineering firm, announced today that it was awarded a 2015 Heavy Construction Contractors Association (HCCA) Safety Award in the Engineer/Surveyor category. Tom Workman, Safety Manager at Bowman, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

HCCA’s safety committee created an annual awards program to provide public recognition for the outstanding safety programs and recognize firms whose statistics show exemplary results over the past calendar year in a variety of categories. Bowman competed with similar firms of like size who worked over one million hours during the calendar year.

“Winning the award once is an honor for any company regardless of category or size, but Bowman clearly has a safety culture that is exemplary as they have won this award on an annual basis over a number of years. This is a wonderful accomplishment for the firm and an example for the industry to follow in the future,” said Ken Garrison, HCCA Executive Director.

The purpose of the competition among member firms for safety awards is to create a safer working environment for employees and the public at large.

“Bowman’s example in winning the award over multiple years clearly highlights the work environment that was envisioned when these awards were developed by the safety committee members,” continued Mr. Garrison.

Bowman Consulting’s Faris Abboushi Accepts Austin, Texas Director of Engineering Position

April 20, 2016 - Chantilly, VA - Bowman Consulting today announced that Faris Abboushi, PE, MBA, LEED AP has accepted the Director of Engineering position in Bowman’s Austin, Texas office. Mr. Abboushi transferred from Bowman’s Fairfax, Virginia office in mid-March to take the Director of Engineering position.

“When I was presented with this amazing opportunity, I could not pass it up. I love Austin, and worked in this market for 11 years before moving to Northern Virginia. I’m thrilled to be in a position to help our office expand and take advantage of the growth we’re seeing in all the sectors we serve.” said Mr. Abboushi.

“Faris combines strategic outlook and planning abilities with detailed process knowledge and experience, ensuring alignment of our operation with our clients’ goals” said the company president, Gary Bowman. Mr. Abboushi has over 15 years of successful project experience in all aspects of operations management, project management and land development including single and multi-family residential, large retail and commercial, and urban infill projects nationwide.

The Austin, Texas office employs more than 30 employees and offers a full spectrum of services including civil engineering, land surveying, and environmental consulting.

Louie Bush with Bowman Consulting and Steve Hutsell with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) join host Curt Sumner to discuss the topic of Civil Information Management.

March 7, 2016 - ​Louie Bush with Bowman Consulting and Steve Hutsell with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) discuss the Corps' BIM Community of Practice and Industry-partnered BIM and CIM Contract Requirements development through the USACE/Industry BIM & CIM Consortia. Discussion includes the role of surveyors in these developing requirements.

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Bowman Consulting Relocates Austin, Texas Office

March 1, 2016 - Bowman Consulting, a leading provider in engineering, land surveying and environmental consulting services, announced today that it will be relocating its Austin office to the CityView office complex, at the intersection of Capital of Texas Highway and Lost Creek Blvd. The relocation of the office, comprised of 28 staff members, will be effective on March 1st, 2016 and positions Bowman Consulting to continue to take advantage of Austin’s strong talent pool and improve on client services.

“The relocation of our Austin office could not come at a more perfect time” said Tracy Bratton, Branch Manager of the Austin office. “The continued growth and stable expansion of the company will allow us to service our clients more effectively and efficiently.”

In addition to the relocation, Mr. Faris Abboushi, PE, MBA, LEED AP, currently in Bowman’s Fairfax, Virginia office, will be relocating to Austin in mid-March to take the Director of Engineering position. “When I was presented with this great opportunity, I could not pass it up. I worked in the Austin office for 11 years before moving to Northern Virginia and I am excited to be in a position to help the Austin office expand and take advantage of the growing market” said Mr. Abboushi.

Bowman Consulting is hiring for various positions available in the Austin office and candidates searching for these opportunities can learn more about them on our website or RECA.

The new Bowman Consulting Austin office will be located at 1120 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Building 3, #220, Austin, Texas 78746.

Bowman Recognized on Austin Business Journal’s Top Environmental Firms

February 17, 2016 - Chantilly, VA - ​Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), a Virginia-based award-winning engineering firm, announced today that it has been ranked #21 in Austin’s Top Environmental Consulting firms by the Austin Business Journal based on 2015 environmental consulting fees for the Austin area. The rankings show revenue growth which is consistent with Bowman’s aggressive local and national expansion plans. “Bowman is experiencing continued growth in the Austin area, as well as nationally, and we are optimistic that our hard working and talented staff will continue that same success in years to come,” said Michael Bruen, Vice President of Bowman Consulting.