Simpson Gumpertz & Heger opens Chicago office

National engineering firm opens new office in Midwest

March 25, 2014 |

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH), an ENR 500, award-winning, national engineering firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its Chicago office, located at 225 West Washington Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, Illinois 60606.  The expansion advances SGH’s commitment to serving clients in the region.

“We are pleased to officially open our doors in Chicago.  Clients with projects in Illinois and surrounding states have long been a part of our Building Technology and Structural Engineering practice.  We look forward to becoming an integral part of the local and regional architecture, engineering, and construction community,” said Glenn Bell, CEO of SGH.

SGH is continuing a long, steady period of growth.  Since 2000, the firm has tripled in size to over 450 employees and has opened four additional full-service offices in New York City, Washington D.C., Southern California, and now in Chicago.  SGH opened in Boston in 1956 and expanded to San Francisco in 1975.

SGH has a long history of working on projects in the Midwest, including prominent engineering roles in design, investigation, and rehabilitation projects such as design consulting on Chicago’s Apple Lincoln Park store, the I-35 bridge collapse investigation in Minneapolis, and the redevelopment of Chicago's Navy Pier.  SGH also has many longstanding institutional client relationships throughout the region that include the University of Michigan and University of Notre Dame.  Please feel free to contact the Chicago office at (312) 754-7500.

About SGH

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures and building enclosures.  Our award-winning work encompasses building, nuclear, transportation, water/wastewater, and science/defense projects throughout the United States and in more than thirty other countries. 

SGH has offices in Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Southern California, and Washington, D.C.  For more information, please visit

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