LJA Strengthens Presence in South Carolina with addition of Freeland & Kauffman, Inc.

LJA Strengthens Presence in South Carolina with addition of Freeland & Kauffman, Inc.

March 4, 2024

Houston, TX – Freeland & Kauffman, Inc., a renowned site/civil engineering firm based in Greenville, South Carolina, has officially joined LJA Engineering, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting company. This strategic union marks a significant milestone in LJA’s commitment to expanding its footprint in the southeast United States and enhancing its service capabilities in South Carolina.

Founded in 1993, Freeland & Kauffman has built a strong reputation for providing exceptional site development, civil engineering, and landscape architecture services to a diverse range of projects, including big-box commercial retail, industrial, and residential developments.

With a workforce of over 1900 employee-owners and a legacy spanning more than 50 years, LJA Engineering is nationally recognized for its comprehensive engineering services across public and private sectors. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, LJA has been actively expanding its presence to better serve clients in new regions like South Carolina.

“We are thrilled to welcome Freeland & Kauffman to the LJA family,” said James Ross, CEO of LJA Engineering. “This partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing unparalleled service to our clients while expanding our existing presence in South Carolina. Together, we will leverage our combined expertise to deliver exceptional value to our clients.”

Kim Kauffman, RLA, President of Freeland & Kauffman, stated, “Joining forces with LJA is a natural progression for us. Our shared values and complementary strengths will pave the way for a new era of growth and success. Furthermore, LJA has given me a platform to share ownership with all of our employees, which will greatly benefit their families. We are excited about the opportunities this partnership brings for our clients and employees alike, and we look forward to delivering outstanding results together.”

With the addition of Freeland & Kauffman, LJA Engineering now has South Carolina offices located in Charleston and Greenville.


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About LJA

LJA is an employee-owned, full-service, comprehensive multi-disciplinary consulting firm. With more than 1,900 employee-owners located in over 55 offices nationwide, we provide one-source, one-stop reliability for our clients wherever they are. Our seamless project teams include civil, structural, and electrical engineers, hydrologists, planners, landscape architects, environmental specialists, construction managers, GIS designers, and surveyors.

About Freeland & Kauffman, Inc.

Freeland & Kauffman (F&K) is a site/civil engineering and permitting firm specializing in commercial, retail, industrial and residential development projects. F&K is licensed to provide engineering services in 18 states and landscape architecture services in 12 states. The firm has been in business since 1993.