From our local beginnings over 130 years ago to our vast international presence today, WSP has enjoyed continuous growth and enrichment of its service offering. Every milestone reached has enabled us to better fulfill our purpose of preparing our communities and environment for the future.
Always be the first choice for clients, partners and employees.
Key Dates in Our History
WSP acquires Leggette, Brashears & Graham
WSP acquires Willoughby Engineers, an MEP firm with offices in Dallas and Chicago.
WSP acquires YR&G, a national firm specializing in sustainable consulting, education and analysis
WSP acquires New Zealand based OPUS and completes its 100th acquisition since the IPO. The acquisition enables WSP to enhance its activities in the Australia/New Zealand region and strengthen its expertise in the water-related infrastructure sector and asset management.
WSP acquires Concol, providing a leadership position in the Colombian market in a wide array of services and sectors, while solidifying the company’s presence in Chile, Peru and Mexico.
WSP acquires Poch, providing the company with a leadership position in the Chilean market, while also strengthening WSP’s presence in Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
WSP unites under one name, one brand and one vision across all geographies, cultures, specialties and backgrounds, anchored by its guiding principles and manifesto.
WSP acquires substantially all the assets of CRC, a New York-based firm with expertise in central utility plants and cogeneration systems
Alexandre L'Heureux is appointed President and CEO of WSP
WSP acquires Mouchel Consulting
WSP acquires MMM Group
WSP acquires leading Nordic project management firm Faveo Group, providing a strong entry-point in the Norwegian market, while strengthening the company’s position in Sweden.
WSP acquires Focus, a Canadian-based Engineering and Geomatics firm, expanding the company’s platform in oil & gas engineering services, and strengthening its presence in western Canada.
WSP acquires Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP acquires ccrd, a mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering firm based in Houston
GENIVAR and WSP reorganize as WSP Global Inc., and adopt WSP as the corporate brand
GENIVAR acquires WSP
Balfour Beatty acquires Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP Acquires Chas H. Sells, Inc.
GENIVAR is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange as an income fund
WSP Acquires Environment & Energy
WSP acquires Cantor Seinuk
WSP Acquires Flack + Kurtz
Three Montreal firms are acquired by Groupe-Conseil Solivar Inc., and the company’s name is changed to GENIVAR
G.B.G.M. Ltd and Les Consultants Dupuis, Côté Inc. merge to become Groupe-Conseil Solivar Inc., based in Quebec
William Sale Partnership Limited is established in Surrey, U.K.
Flack & Kurtz is founded in New York City.
G.B.G.M. LTD AND LES CONSULTANTS DUPUIS, CÔTÉ INC., BEGIN OPERATING IN QUEBEC CITY, CANADA.
Cantor Seinuk is established in New York City.
Chas H. Sells, Inc. founded in New York City
Parsons Brinckerhoff is founded in New York City