US engineering and construction firm Burns & McDonnell has opened a new office in central London as the base for the company’s data centre work in Europe.
The company is currently delivering a pipeline of projects in Europe with plans to expand to additional markets.
Operating in the US for over 120 years, Burns & McDonnell opened its first European office in Birmingham in 2017 currently and employs more than 50 staff in the UK.
The new London office, based near Liverpool Street, will launch with a team of 25, headed up by Mike Starbuck, Burns & McDonnell’s UK Director of Mission Critical. The office has scope to expand this year, as part of the company’s long-term investment plan in the UK.
Burns & McDonnell UK’s Head of Mission Critical, Mike Starbuck, said, “At a time when many global businesses are reconsidering their office footprint, we are making a significant investment in this base for our growing London team. This is a key step in Burns & McDonnell’s growth journey in the UK, and an important moment for the European Mission Critical sector as we bring our innovative approach to the market.
“This is an exciting time for the European mission mritical market as the sector continues to grow. Building strong partnerships while fostering new ideas and innovation will be key to support that growth. Burns & McDonnell’s deep experience in global Mission Critical work across the globe makes us well placed to make a valuable contribution to the sector.”