Boston – ADD Inc, a 210-person architecture, interior design, planning, and branding firm based in Boston, has signed a letter of intent to merge with North American design firm Stantec. The deal is expected to close in September.
Stantec president and CEO Bob Gomes says, “ADD Inc’s background in urban markets with projects in commercial development, workplace design, mixed-use housing, hospitality, retail, and academic institutions gives us a platform to continue growing in these areas across the country.”
ADD Inc serves multifamily housing, hospitality, retail, higher education, and corporate office developer and end user clients. One of the company’s most notable projects is the Massachusetts College of Art’s “Tree House,” hailed as one of Boston’s most innovative new high rises.
The firm also recently completed One Channel Center, an office building in Boston, and Gale South Beach, a boutique hotel in Miami. The firm is currently working on Solitair Residences, Miami’s new 48-story luxury apartment building.Stantec has existing offices in both ADD Inc locations, with over 90 employees in each of its downtown Boston and Coral Gables, Fla offices.“We have always put collaboration, innovation, and client service at the center of our design philosophy and practice. Joining with such a diverse, multidisciplinary company as Stantec affords us the opportunity to further our design vision while growing and better serving our clients,” says Fred Kramer, president of ADD Inc.
American Heritage Park – Stantec