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Baker Design Build Joins Forces with River City Contractors

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BDB Merger

JACKSONVILLE, FL, May 28, 2019 – Baker Design Build and River City Contractors have joined forces and will operate as Baker Design Build, adding a vertical construction service line to the Jacksonville-based engineering and construction firm.

“With our complimenting strengths and experience, we feel we can grow stronger, together,” said Tamara Baker, CEO, and founder of Baker Design Build.

Baker Design Build provides structural and civil engineering, threshold inspections and construction services in the federal, municipal, commercial and transportation markets throughout the Southeast.

River City Contractors specializes in ground-up construction and renovation projects for commercial and high-end residential projects, with extensive experience in hotels, automotive dealerships, and upscale restaurants.

“We have known each other for years and have often discussed the possibility of combining our two companies,” said Alan Cottrill, president and founder of River City Contractors. “With over 40 years of collective experience in the industry, it seemed like the perfect time to take the next step and make it a reality.”

Baker and Cottrill both feel their respective companies are in a place of strength and poised for new growth in the Southeast. Combining forces will allow the firm to provide clients a fuller array of services with stronger project teams.

Baker Design Build is hosting an Open House and Ribbon Cutting event on May 30, 2019, from 4:00 – 7:30 pm at its office at 219 N. Newnan Street, 2nd Floor.

About Baker Design Build:

Baker Design Build is a woman-owned engineering and construction company headquartered in Jacksonville, with an additional office in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas. The firm provides structural and civil engineering, threshold inspections, construction management, general contracting and design-build services in the federal, municipal, commercial and transportation markets throughout the
Southeast.

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CONTACT INFORMATION:
Baker Design Build
Inka Joensuu
Vice President of Marketing
(904) 559-2652
ijoensuu@bdbjax.com

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