Thornton Tomasetti Acquires Green Consulting Firm: Thornton Tomasetti has acquired Portland, Maine-based Fore So...

Thornton Tomasetti Acquires Green Consulting Firm: Thornton Tomasetti has acquired Portland, Maine-based Fore So...

Thornton Tomasetti has acquired Portland, Maine-based Fore Solutions, a seven-employee, green building consulting firm, for an undisclosed sum. The acquired firm will become Thornton Tomasettis’ new Building Sustainability practice, which will expand the engineering firm’s footprint in the green building sector. ----- Advertising ----- The acquisition enables Thornton Tomasetti to “address the sustainability requirements for any client and any project of any scale,” says Joseph Burns, Thornton Tomasetti managing principal. About half of new construction nationwide is expected to incorporate some measure of sustainability by 2015, the firm says. “This is a dramatic expansion of our commitment to sustainability at Thornton Tomasetti,” Burns says. The engineering firm launched a Green Building Strategy Team in 2007 and began to offer sustainability services and perform sustai...

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