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BGIS expands critical environment offering with AREA3

1 July 2021

BGIS is excited to announce the acquisition of AREA3, a niche provider of strategic advisory, development consulting, project management and project delivery services to a range of national and international clients across the public and private sectors. AREA3 is renowned for specialist capabilities and experience with data centre projects from concept to delivery. The broad scope of projects spans across many sectors including commercial and residential, industrial, infrastructure, data centres, telecommunications, education, health, defence, and transportation

Led by Charles Penny, Managing Director, AREA3 boasts a team of technical and engineering consultants with expertise in development and construction projects. Recent projects include data centres, hospitals, heavy rail infrastructure, commercial office fit outs, childcare facilities, and telecommunication exchanges. AREA3’s team is located in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane.

“Building on our leading global position in managing critical environments, this acquisition gives us the scale and impetus to support clients in Asia Pacific with the full critical asset lifecycle from project delivery services, commissioning, engineering consulting and facilities management, to the self-perform of technical services. This aligns us to BGIS’ capability in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom to create a global team to service critical environment customers across the lifecycle of their physical assets,” said BGIS President and Managing Director Dana Nelson. “We see many opportunities to transfer technical knowledge and deliver more innovative solutions to our clients”.

AREA3 Managing Director Charles Penny said, “BGIS is a progressive company offering us the opportunity to grow our footprint by leveraging the scale and reach of a multinational organisation. We believe this is a positive change for our customers, management and employees.”

Ms Nelson is delighted that Mr Penny will continue to lead the business and deliver on its growth plans.

For further information about AREA3 please visit https://area3consulting.com/