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Commercial & Institutional

Fugro’s engineers and scientists are familiar with issues involving local geology, soil behavior, construction material sources-quality, regulatory requirements, and construction practices. This expertise is applied to the effective development of commercial and institutional facilities, including:

  • Entertainment Complexes
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Master Planned Communities
  • Museums
  • Stadiums
  • Office Buildings
  • Parking Garages
  • Prisons
  • Retail Outlets
  • Schools and Universities
  • Warehouses

Resource breadth and depth result in one-stop delivery of services needed throughout a project’s lifecycle. These are summarized below. The unique combination of regional understanding, broad availability of people and equipment, and a network of trusted relationships contribute to the timely delivery of projects that stand the test of time.

We are also front-runners in aiding sustainable design and construction. Our LEED® accredited engineers and geoscientists bring environmental credentials in categories including: site selection, building placement, use of recycled materials, stormwater management, pavement systems, and waste minimization.  


Planning – Geologic/seismic hazard assessment; geophysical and environmental studies; site exploration, preliminary geotechnical studies.

Design – Seismic studies; laboratory testing of soil/rock; geotechnical engineering recommendations for site preparation, underground utilities, and foundations.

Construction – Material design and testing; fabrication shop inspections; foundation testing; construction observations and testing; on-line reporting; and problem-solving.

Maintenance – Foundation problem-solving; structural monitoring; new code conformance studies; pavement management.

For long-lasting buildings…Count on Fugro.