V3 Companies, Ltd. (V3) has acquired Bloc Design, a Charlotte-based, multi-disciplined consulting firm providing planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering services throughout the Carolinas.
Founded in 1983, V3 is an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary firm offering site/infrastructure civil engineering, surveying, planning, landscape architecture, natural resources, environmental, and contracting services. The firm’s clients cover a broad array of markets, including transportation, government, education, healthcare, office and industrial, residential, retail, parks, recreation and conservation, utility and energy, power and energy, and international development. V3 currently has 340 employees and is continuing to grow across a network of offices in the Charlotte, Chicago, Columbus, Indianapolis, and Edmonton regions.
“We are thrilled to continue our growth and commitment to serving our clients by extending our geographic footprint into North Carolina,” commented Lou Gallucci, V3 CEO & President. “Merging with Bloc Design, who has a rich history in the Carolinas, provides a tremendous foundation to build upon. As we combine our teams, we will continue to thrive under our shared approach in how we treat our employees and our clients … one rooted in respect, a passion for excellence, and service to our communities.”
Founded in 2011, Bloc Design’s Managing Partners, Collin Brock and Larry Lockhart, will continue to lead the daily operations of the firm’s Charlotte Region under the V3 Southeast brand.
“We just celebrated ten successful years of business in December of 2021 and we are incredibly excited to begin this new chapter by joining forces with V3. This opportunity provides our firm a unique partnership that will greatly benefit and enhance how we continue to serve both our clients and our talented staff,” commented Collin Brock, Bloc Design – Founder & Partner.
“It’s not often you find two firms so closely matched in their core values and culture, and the belief that we have the ability to positively impact those we serve. I look forward to being a part of building an even stronger team together with V3, and continuing to develop great leaders that will transform the growing Charlotte community through our design and service to others,” said Larry Lockhart, Bloc Design – Managing Partner.