Every project matters. Crafton Tull engineers and planners pour their heart into each project they work on, but sometimes, a project tugs a heart string and reminds us that our work is leading to something bigger than the project.
The South Cato Springs development in Fayetteville is one of those projects. This isn’t just another land development; it’s a mixed-use development that promotes inclusion of and will provide opportunities for neurodiverse adults. It’s truly a site for everyone as it is the future site of the SLS Community’s scaled operations, along with a wide variety of educational, commercial, and recreational developments that will welcome the entire community.
Crafton Tull Named Silver Bicycle Friendly Business
Crafton Tull has earned recognition as a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business from the League of American Bicyclists.
We’ve joined the movement of over 1,500 local businesses, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies across the United States in transforming the American workplace to be more welcoming to our customers and employees who bike. So many more have joined or returned to the bike movement during the pandemic, and we are proud to support the health and well-being of our community by being more welcoming to people choosing to bike.
Crafton Tull Acquires B&F Engineering
HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas - Crafton Tull, an employee-owned professional services firm based in Arkansas, announced Monday (Feb. 7) it has acquired Hot Springs-based B & F Engineering (B & F). B & F will do business as B & F Engineering, a Division of Crafton Tull, as it transitions away from its current name.
B & F employs 40 people, including civil engineers, structural engineers, surveyors, and administrative staff. The firm’s professionals have decades of experience working with departments of transportation, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, local governments, private land developers, industries, and educational institutions.
“We are excited to join forces with B & F Engineering,” Crafton Tull President and CEO Matt Crafton said. “Our two firms have worked together for many years, and we have always greatly admired the quality of service and professionalism of their people. We think our common values, mission, and culture align perfectly to form an exceptional expanded capability to serve our clients.”
B & F President and CEO James Montgomery will remain in a leadership role and manage operations and staff in Hot Springs.
“Joining the Crafton Tull family in our firm’s 50th year of business is an exciting new chapter for us,” Montgomery said. “This partnership will provide enhanced service to our clients and generate long-term growth opportunities for our employee-owners.”
Founded in 1963, Crafton Tull employs more than 250 people and has offices located throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma. The firm is one of three 100% employee-owned Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) corporations headquartered in Arkansas.
The combined company offers professional services, including civil and structural engineering, architecture, surveying, landscape architecture, planning, and environmental services to both public and private clients. Clientele includes departments of transportation, state and local governments, land developers, educational institutions, healthcare providers, industries, and energy companies.