Merrill Engineers & Land Surveyors Acquires Cavanaro Consulting

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Merrill Corporation, owner of land use consulting firm Merrill Engineers and Land Surveyors in Hanover, has acquired Cavanaro Consulting, a Norwell firm known for its civil engineering and permitting expertise. Both firms will operate as divisions of Merrill Corporation. The merger was effective Jan. 1.

“We are very excited for the Cavanaro crew to join the Merrill family,” said Joshua Bows, P.E., president of Merrill Corporation. “Both firms have achieved exceptional milestones in their field. I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.”

Merrill’s acquisition of Cavanaro Consulting is instrumental to Merrill’s strategy to build on its reputation as the “go to” land use consulting firm in Eastern Massachusetts, Bows added.

“The merger combines the experience and resources of both firms to help clients plan, execute, and complete projects with unmatched efficiency,” he said.

The merger is “a natural extension” of both firms’ long history of collaborating on projects, said John Cavanaro, P.E., president of Cavanaro Consulting.

“Twenty years ago, we set out to deliver consulting engineering services comparable to the best in the business,” he explained. “Merrill was our gold-standard from day one. We are thrilled to be part of their team and look forward to keeping the bar high.”

Merrill is a full-service site planning, civil engineering, and land surveying firm comprised of experienced professionals that work with clients to realize the maximum potential of their land by providing solutions to complex permitting challenges with environmentally sustainable design. Merrill’s mission is to add value at every touchpoint. Merrill teams with owners, attorneys, architect, and other professionals to achieve project goals in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

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