HDR expanded its multidisciplinary building engineering services by acquiring Hurley Palmer Flatt Group, headquartered in London. The U.K. firm will do business as HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt Group. The acquired entity comprises all subsidiaries, which will also do business as HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt; HDR | Andrew Reid; HDR | Bradbrook Consulting; and HDR | Concentre Consulting.

Hurley Palmer Flatt Group has more than 500 active clients, with more than 500 staff members in 10 offices. The acquisition brings together HDR’s global practice with HPF Group’s strategic locations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and in the Asia-Pacific region. Paul Flatt, HPF group chairman and CEO, will join HDR as managing director.