Ingram’s Magazine named GBA “Best Companies to Work For”

GBA and Affiliates leadership and Affiliate Leaders

GBA is elated to announce the achievement of being selected as one of the 2022 ‘Best Companies to Work For” by Ingram’s Magazine. This designation recognizes outstanding organizations within Kansas City that showcase excellence in terms of employment, compensation and benefits, training, management practices, workplace environment, fiscal strength and civic engagement. Since launching ‘Best Companies […]

New GBA Office – Cary, North Carolina

An office shot of GBA's new office in Cary, North Carolina

GBA is thrilled to announce a new office location in Cary, North Carolina at 2000 Centregreen Way. This office will primarily serve the Life Science market. “By expanding into the Raleigh-Durham area, GBA can continue the momentum of providing practical and innovative solutions to Life Science projects located across the eastern seaboard,” said Kent Dyck […]

GBA Trolley Trail Basin Project wins Honor Award in Engineering Excellence Competition

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri (ACEC/MO) recently presented GBA and KC Water an Honor Award (waste and stormwater category) in its 2022 Engineering Excellence Competition for the design of the KC Water Trolley Trail Basin project. ACEC/MO’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards honor engineering achievements demonstrating the highest degree of merit and ingenuity. […]

GBA ranked 8th on KC Business Journal top engineering firms in KC

The Kansas City Business Journal recently ranked GBA 8th on the list of top engineering firms for 2022. GBA is encouraged that the services provided continue to be recognized year after year and GBA remains a top contender in engineering services in Kansas City and beyond. The list is broken down by the number of […]

Poised for Growth, GBA Announces New Structure, Leadership, and Office Locations

George Butler Associates, Inc. (GBA) is proud to announce a corporate restructure, new leadership and new office locations following a strategic plan for growth set forth in 2017. In the last 18 months, the firm completed three acquisitions, opened two regional offices and is hiring at a record pace. GBA is making moves as the […]

ASHRAE award leads to unique educational opportunity

Every year, ASHRAE hosts a global competition that challenges students to design an HVAC system that performs well within certain parameters. Designs are to consider, life cycle costs, comfort and health, performance level, etc. In 2021, Noah Wells, a Kansas State University student at the time, and three of his classmates rose to the occasion. […]

How to Manage Scope Creep

In the A/E/C industry, being able to plan for the unexpected minimizes risk and creates successful projects. Project managers, engineers, and architects are trained to anticipate unforeseen events and handle them accordingly. However, scope creep can be difficult to handle for even seasoned professionals. Our expert, Ed Rafter, P.E., Senior Associate in the Mission Critical […]

GBA Acquires Rio Engineering, a Strategic Partner in Texas

LENEXA, Kan. – October 12, 2021 – George Butler Associates, Inc. (GBA) is excited to announce the acquisition of Rio Engineering, Inc. (Rio), its second deal in Texas, to capitalize on market potential for infrastructure preservation and expansion. The partnership began several years ago at a diving inspector training conference and the two firms have […]

CE&I Project Receives KDOT Partnering Award

GBA provided Construction Engineering & Inspection (CE&I) services for a bridge replacement project that was honored recently with a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Partnering Award, for a District 4 project greater than $1.5 million. The project – a replacement bridge on Montana Road over I-35 near Ottawa – is a four-span, steel girder bridge […]

Welcome Summer 2021 Interns!

The GBA team of companies is excited to announce the start of our Summer Internship Program and introduce our Summer 2021 Interns: Aidan LairdSchool: Purdue UniversityDepartment: Life SciencesOffice: Broomfield Anna SwobodaSchool: University of Nebraska-OmahaDepartment: Life SciencesOffice: Lenexa Camron GibsonSchool: Kansas State UniversityDepartment: GBA BuildersOffice: Lenexa Christopher LipfordSchool: University of KansasDepartment: TransportationOffice: Lenexa Hannah SullensSchool: Southern Illinois [...]