SLAM announced today the strategic acquisition of five CBRE I Heery architectural design practices focused on health care, sports facilities and justice. Approximately 70 Heery employees have joined SLAM’s team of 210 professionals. The transaction includes the CBRE I Heery healthcare design practices in Denver, Iowa City and Philadelphia, the justice design practice in Orlando, and the sports design practice in Atlanta.
Heery’s approach is highly aligned with SLAM’s infinite drive and expertise across disciplines to unlock and solve complex design problems that render creativity in design to enrich lives. The acquisition, which was finalized on March 6, 2020, is expected to deliver immediate benefits for current clients.
SLAM grows national healthcare practice, launches into Justice and Sports.
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“Adding Heery professionals to the SLAM team of talented and diverse professionals, enhances our deep expertise in critical segments of the market and doubles our number of offices – all in one move.”
“Heery has grown and changed a great deal since its founding back in the 1950s, but the professionals joining SLAM in this transaction are returning to a traditional design firm that values creativity, and is passionate about design.”
“Among the Heery Design team, there is a real sense of excitement and positivity about the future. SLAM is well known in the industry for creative design and big thinking. We have always had a philosophy and an attitude focused on doing what’s right for our clients.”
“SLAM shares our passion for design, and we are excited to join a team so focused on innovation, collaboration and integrity.”
“This combination will be a great thing for our existing and future customers and employees.”