HBK Acquires Brandow & Johnston, Inc.


HBK Engineering, LLC (HBK) has acquired Brandow & Johnston Inc. as of January 1, 2018. The new legal name of this California entity will be B&J HBK, Inc. It will operate as “Brandow & Johnston” an affiliate of HBK.

Brandow and Johnston has provided structural, civil, seismic, and forensic engineering to private and public- sector clients in Southern California since 1945. They designed the first over the height building allowed by ordinance after World War II, the first all welded structural steel office building, the city’s first major high rise and Wilshire Grand; the tallest building to be built west of the Mississippi in two decades. Portfolio

This acquisition will allow HBK to provide utility engineering services in California. It will also open avenues for Brandow & Johnston to expand its Building focused structural engineering services across all of HBK’s markets Philadelphia, Baltimore, Iowa City, and Chicago

B&J HBK, Inc. will continue to operate as Brandow and Johnston in the Southern California market from offices in Los Angeles and Irvine.

Brandow & Johnston and HBK share similar core values and we will continue to provide our clients outstanding service with innovative project deliverables.

Lastly, Brandon & Johnston are committed to the community and are actively involved in mentoring programs, athletics programs, low income housing projects and more across Southern California.