• New England's largest construction company, Suffolk Construction, has acquired the region's second-largest contractor, William A. Berry & Son (Berry). The two companies combined will have more than 1,200 employees and projected revenues of $2 billion.
• Carl Galioto, a partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, has joined HOK as a senior principal. He will lead HOK's buildingSMART initiative, which seeks to integrate building information modeling technology with integrated project delivery.
• Schmidt Associates, a full-service architecture and engineering firm based in Indianapolis, and Johnson Melloh, a mechanical contractor, have formed a new company called Energy Solutions by JMS.
• Balfour Beatty, the international engineering, construction, investment and services group, has agreed to acquire Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626 million.
• Retired Lt. Col. Richard J. Onken has joined Leo A Daly as senior healthcare planner and project manager.
• Everett, Mass.-based contractor Bond Brothers has hired Greg Williamson and Chris Fogg to head up the firm's building information modeling efforts.
• RTKL has promoted Norman M. Garden, AIA, LEED AP, to director of the firm's Commercial Practice Group. Garden succeeds Lance K. Josal, FAIA, who was recently named RTKL's president and CEO.
• Marshall Stanclift has joined Partner Engineering and Science Inc. as national client manager within the firm's SBA Division.
• San Francisco-based SB Architects has named principal Scott A. Lee, AIA, LEED AP, president and Joseph A. Andriola, AIA, LEED AP, senior VP.
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