WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Barton & Loguidice, D.P.C. (B&L), a Salina–based engineering firm, says it has expanded its Watertown office.
It now occupies the entire ground floor of the former HSBC building at 120 Washington St. B&L had been operating in a 2,000-square-foot space on the building’s second floor since opening the office in 2012, Jill Richmond, marketing communications manager at the firm, says in an email response to a BJNN inquiry
In the expansion, B&L has moved to the building’s first floor, occupying 5,000 square feet, she adds.
The building is now known as the Barton & Loguidice Building. It’s located just off the public square in downtown Watertown.
The name became official as the firm expanded into the newly renovated space on Thursday. The signage on the front of the building made its debut on Jan. 2.
B&L’s name on the building is a term in its new 10-year lease for operating space in the building, Richmond says.
The expansion will accommodate planned staff growth from 12 to 24 full-time positions over the next few years.
Barton & Loguidice is an engineering, planning, environmental, and landscape-architecture firm. B&L’s headquarters is located at 443 Electronics Parkway in Salina. It has 250 employees.
The firm opened the Watertown office in 2012, but it has done work in the area for more than 50 years, John Condino, senior project manager, said in a company news release.
“B&L had been operating out of office space on the second floor, but a steady increase in the need for our services has prompted our growth,” said Condino. “The best way to become a part of a community is to invest heavily in it, as we’ve done in Watertown by joining the downtown revitalization initiative with our newly expanded offices. This commitment has been a key factor in our success to recruit what we consider to be some of the best and brightest engineering talent in the North Country. Many of our professionals work in the same communities they grew up in and are invested in giving back and continuing to improve the area.”
Barton & Loguidice has developed a “substantial” client base in the Watertown area over the years for transportation, solid waste, along with water and wastewater-engineering services, per its release.
More recently, B&L says it has provided environmental, structural, facilities and landscape-architecture services in the area as well.
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