KNOW YOUR CORPORATE NEIGHBORS

Ever wonder what goes on in the corporate campuses around us? In this new series we visit with Black & Veatch on Regency Parkway in Cary.

BLACK & VEATCH

Black & Veatch, is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas and has its Cary office at 11000 Regency Pkwy

Its website at https://www.bv.com/ says that it is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. Wikipedia says Black & Veatch is the 10th largest majority employee-owned company in the United States with revenues of $3 billion, and has more than 100 offices worldwide and has executed projects in more than 100 countries on six continents

Black & Veatch further states that their story began in 1915 when two former University of Kansas graduates, Ernest Bateman (E.B.) Black and Nathan Thomas (N.T.) Veatch, formed a partnership with 12 employees in one office. Over the next 100 years, Black & Veatch would grow to become one of the world’s most successful engineering, procurement, consulting and construction (EPC) companies.

In 2019, Forbes ranked Black & Veatch amongst America's best employers among companies withmore than 5,000 employeesbased on the opinions of 30,000 Americans,

In 2019, Forbes ranked Black & Veatchas one of America's best employers for diversity based on a survey of its employees who answered questions about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. 

And in 2019 Forbes also ranked the company as one of America's best employers for women as well in a survey of more than 60,000 Americans, including 40,000 women, working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees.

 Among the industries or sectors that the company says its conducts business in are the following:

Commercial     Governments      Industrial & Manufacturing     Mining     Oil & Gas     Power

Telecommunications      Transportation      Water

The company also indicated that they offer the following type of services to the companies it does business with:

Asset Management      Construction     Consulting       Engineering     Environmental      Experts on Demand

Master Planning      Operations & Maintenance     Performance Management     Procurement

Program & Risk Management

And some of the business solutions it offers are:

Data Analytics      Data Centers     Distributed Infrastructure       Project Development     Renewables

Smart Cities      Sustainable Technologies

They have been, and continue to be heavily involved in many domestic and international projects and you can see these at their project page at https://www.bv.com/projects

The Regency Park Partnership recently reached out to officials at the corporate offices at Black & Veatch. The RPP wanted to know things like the number of employees at the location, the estimated annual contribution to the local economy (hotels, restaurants, travel, other), and the amount of local, county, and state taxes paid for or by this location. The RPP also wanted to know any community involvement, outreach and charitable contributions associated with this location.

Black & Veatch has declined to provide any information for this article,