About Us

Global leaders in technical consulting for the building industry. 

Lerch Bates is an international consulting services firm with 35 offices throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and India. Founded in 1947, with elevator consulting as it’s cornerstone, we advise architects, developers, building investors, owners and managers on the design, sustainability and continuous use of a wide spectrum of building systems for any size or type of building.      
 
We address each client’s unique requirements for New Construction, Modernization, Maintenance and Acquisition from a customized selection of our integrated disciplines in Elevator Consulting, Logistics and Façade Access.  We work in a wide range of sectors, including, among others, Commercial, Hotel, Residential, Healthcare, Retail, Education, Government, Transportation, Stadium, and Entertainment venues. 
 
From the elevators ascending to the top of the tallest buildings in the world to the materials moving through the hidden corridors of major hospital systems, Lerch Bates provides our clients with Building Insight – delivering results with imagination and integrity.