Langan Named “Engineering Firm of the Year” by Developers & Builders Alliance

Elmwood Park, New Jersey (November 20, 2008) – Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a premier land development engineering and environmental consulting firm, was named “Engineering Firm of the Year” by the Developers & Builders Alliance (DBA) during the organization’s annual International Conference in Palm Beach, Florida from November 7-8.

Developers, builders, architects, and other industry leaders from around the world gathered at the exclusive Mar-a-Lago Club for the DBA conference to address global social, financial, and environmental issues.  During the Community Advancement Awards Gala, the most outstanding projects and professionals in the real estate industry were recognized. 

Langan’s comprehensive, integrated “ground and down” engineering and environmental services solve complex technical challenges for developers, builders, and property owners around the globe. The firm’s unique combination of technical excellence, practical experience, and client responsiveness, coupled with a host of high-profile projects here and abroad, propelled Langan to the top slot during the competition and judging.

“The Developers & Builders Alliance recognizes excellence around the world in the development and construction industry and we at Langan are proud to be named Engineering Firm of the Year,” said David T. Gockel, President/CEO of Langan Engineering & Environmental Services. “The award is the result of the hard work and dedication of Langan employees and their commitment to our clients – truly the honor of this award belongs to them.”

About the Developers & Builders Alliance
The Developers & Builders Alliance objective is to stand as an exclusive international consortium of leaders in the development, construction and related industries with the common goal of facilitating responsible cross-continent investments, thereby effecting change in issues like unemployment, economic growth and weak markets; in succession to globalization, providing a platform for this new era of development with sustainable technologies.

About Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Elmwood Park, N.J., Langan is a premier provider of integrated land development engineering and environmental consulting services. Currently, Langan ( employs approximately 650 professionals and has regional offices in New York City; Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and Doylestown, PA; New Haven, CT; Trenton, NJ; Arlington, VA; Miami and Tallahassee, FL; and Las Vegas, NV. The firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Langan International, operates from offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London, and Athens. Langan’s core disciplines are site/civil, geotechnical, and environmental engineering, as well as landscape architecture and planning, survey/mapping, traffic/transportation, CADD/GIS, natural resource permitting, and sustainable design. The firm works in virtually all real estate development sectors including residential, retail, office, industrial, energy, high-rise, school construction, mixed-use, stadiums/arenas, waterfront and Brownfield redevelopment, urban revitalization, and corporate environmental remediation. Langan consistently ranks among the Top 5 Best Engineering Firms to Work For by Civil Engineering News and ranks among the top 20 Green Design Firms by Engineering News-Record.