J.S. Held, a leading multidisciplinary consulting firm, today announced that it acquired Construction Process Solutions, Ltd. Construction Process Solutions (CPS) is a national construction consulting firm that provides project management support, dispute resolution services (including construction claims development and analysis), expert testimony, bond default analyses, and building forensic investigations.

The acquisition complements J.S. Held’s portfolio of professional services in construction consulting and strengthens the company’s Construction Advisory division. Andrew T. Englehart, President & Director of CPS, will join J.S. Held as Senior Vice President. Michael Collins, Director of Project Support Services at CPS, joins as Vice President. Timothy J. Schap, Director of Building Forensics at CPS, also joins J.S. Held as Vice President.

“Since 1995, we have focused on creating solutions to our clients’ needs throughout the construction process. Regardless of our client’s role in the design and construction process, we’ve assisted at different stages, from inception to years after completion,” said Englehart. “By joining J.S. Held, we can now provide additional resources and invaluable experience from a wide range of professionals with skills and experiences that complement our existing capabilities to benefit clients and their projects.”

CPS will join the J.S. Held team of over 500 consultants around the globe. Existing CPS clients will now have access to a broader range of services as J.S. Held specializes in construction consulting, property damage assessment, surety services, project and program management, forensic engineering, and environmental, health, and safety services.

“I have admired the exceptional team at CPS for many years,” said Sean Donohue, Senior Vice President and Service Line Leader for J.S. Held Construction Advisory Services. “CPS is an industry leader in construction claims, project management, and building forensic consulting, and a trailblazer in the use of technology to provide these services. This is an exciting day for J.S. Held and our growing Construction Advisory Services practice.”

Founded in 1974, J.S. Held has provided specialized consulting to better address complex construction and environmental matters globally. Following its continued growth trajectory and commitment to unparalleled client service, CPS is its 15th acquisition since 2015. J.S. Held now has over 50 offices across the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East.