LOVELAND, CO and LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – National civil engineering and surveying firm Manhard Consulting has opened a new office in Loveland, Colorado. The firm’s newest location, its 11th office nationwide, is managed by Weston Spears, PLS. Spears has 25 years of experience with surveying and engineering projects for residential, oil and gas, energy, retail, and other sectors, including roles in redeveloping Lowry Air Force Base and Stapleton International Airport.
“Given Northern Colorado’s rapid growth and our expanding client base along the Front Range, we’ve been looking for an opportunity to establish a local presence,” said Don Manhard, Jr., President and CEO. “We are thrilled to welcome Weston and his team and look forward to growing here and being closer to our projects in the region.”
Recent Northern Colorado projects the firm has had a role in include:
- Mead Place, Mead. Engineering and surveying for approximately 160 acres and 300+ single family lots, a 30-acre pad for commercial development, and a 13-acre pad for multi-family development. Challenges included relocation of an existing irrigation ditch through the property and approximately 6,000 linear feet of state highway and county road improvements.
- Springs at Sandstone Phase 2, Longmont. Engineering and surveying as part of the design and approval process for Longmont multi-family development on 20 acres. Includes 10 residential buildings, clubhouse, and amenities including a three-acre open space park. Challenges included steep slopes on the western portion of the site.
- Multi-family development, Greeley. Engineering and surveying to support the design and approval of 17 acres with 12 residential buildings, clubhouse, and amenities.
- Retail facility, Fort Collins. Engineering and surveying for 5,000-square-foot retail space including parking, detention, and underground utilities.
“We’re excited to welcome Weston and his team,” said Jim Roake, PLS, Manhard’s national director of land surveying. “With decades of combined experience providing services supporting residential, industrial, retail, and energy sectors, they are a great addition while giving us a local presence in Northern Colorado and the clients and projects we have in the area.”
Manhard Consulting’s new office is at 2893 N. Monroe Avenue in Loveland. The firm has had a Colorado presence for 20 years, and the new location will work closely with Manhard’s existing office in Greenwood Village, CO, and its nine other offices across the country.