Turner & Townsend’s Hong Kong office merges with local company
Turner & Townsend’s Hong Kong office has merged with chartered quantity surveyors and cost consultants, H.A. Brechin & Co.
As of 18 March 2013, our Turner & Townsend’s Hong Kong office has merged with chartered quantity surveyors and cost consultants, H.A.Brechin & Co to form Turner & Townsend Brechin.
According to Turner & Townsend, the merger will further open up market opportunities for the company in Asia, increasing its access to larger projects and higher profile clients in Hong Kong, especially within the public sector.
The company adds that clients of H.A. Brechin, which has a 100-strong workforce spread across Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Macau, and specialises in delivering cost and quantity surveying consultancy services to the property and infrastructure sectors, will benefit from being able to draw on Turner & Townsend’s international capabilities and broad service offering.
H.A. Brechin’s clients include Hong Kong Airport Authority, Swire and Hong Kong MTRC. The firm also works with local government departments, including the Architectural Services Department, Hospital Authority and the Highways Department. Turner & Townsend is currently working on a number of programmes in Asia, including ongoing work for Microsoft, BP and Shell.
Graeme Brechin, managing director of H.A. Brechin, comments, “We are delighted to join forces with Turner & Townsend. Turner & Townsend has a proven and enviable track record managing large-scale programmes in the property and infrastructure sectors, and an unparalleled understanding of how global clients operate. Together we will be able to offer clients a truly diverse range of services and expertise under one roof.”
Vincent Clancy, CEO of Turner & Townsend, adds, “Asia is a significant growth market, and the merger with H.A. Brechin will substantially strengthen and broaden our local service offering. The combination of H.A. Brechin’s local knowledge and reputation, and Turner & Townsend’s expertise in working on major global programmes will further bolster our presence across mainland China.”