Lerch Bates began developing operations in Shanghai in 2010 and established the company’s first office in the Asia Pacific region in Shanghai’s Jing An Central Business District. Lerch Bates (China) Ltd. will provide vertical transportation, façade access and materials management/materials handling consulting.
“This new company anchors Lerch Bates among China’s most dynamic leaders in the construction and building industry,” said Keenan Potter, general manager and director of Lerch Bates (China) Ltd. “Now building owners, architects and property managers in China will have better access to our experts so we can deliver the same ready access and level of superb customer service we offer to our other international clients.”
Lerch Bates President Bart Stephan said the firm has worked with Chinese and American architectural firms on a number of iconic projects throughout the Asia Pacific Region including Qingdao International Shipping Center, Qingdao, China; CCTV Tower, Beijing, China; Nanjing Greenland Center, Nanjing, China.
“This expansion establishes a strong foothold that is an important step toward the growth of our global consulting
business,” Stephan said.
ABOUT LERCH BATES
For more than 60 years, with elevator consulting as its cornerstone, Lerch Bates has advised 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. Lerch Bates Inc. is an international consulting services firm with offices throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and India. Lerch Bates operates Lerch Bates Asia Pacific Ltd., a holding company in Hong Kong. For more information, contact Jeff Marsh at 1-800-409-5471 or Jeff.Marsh@lerchbates.com.