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Strand headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin

Wisconsin-based civil and environmental engineering firm Strand Associates has opened an office in Franklin.

According to a release, this is Strand’s twelfth office, with the company home to approximately 490 employees. Strand has not announced who will oversee the office, which is located in Cool Springs at 501 Corporate Center Drive.

Strand’s other offices are located in Madison (the company headquarters) and Milwaukee; Joliet, Illinois; Lexington and Louisville; Columbus, Indiana; Columbus and Cincinnati; Phoenix; Brenham, Texas; and Ames, Iowa.  

“This new office will enable us to bring our dedication to service and building long-term client relationships to communities and industries across Tennessee,” Matthew Richards, Strand president and CEO, said in the release.

Founded in 1946, Strand is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies and in 2021 was ranked 178 among the top 500 design firms in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record.