EPSTEIN – 90 years of excellence in architecture, engineering and construction

December 6, 2011 at 12:38 am | Posted in Green Building Projects, News from Members | 3 Comments
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Managing Director of Epstein Romania

RoGBC Founding Member, Epstein Engineering & Architecture has recently celebrated 90 years of existence, since the company was established in Chicago, in 1921. For nearly 90 years, Epstein, the architecture, interior design, engineering and construction company, has been associated with landmark projects throughout the world. Their specialists have been providing sustainable design, engineering and construction solutions for clients in the commercial, industrial and public sector.

The company is headquartered in Chicago with a regional domestic office in New York and international locations in Warsaw, Poland (since 1971) and Bucharest, Romania (since 2006).

Epstein is active on the Romanian market for more than five years, developing successful projects for international clients like Lufkin, Cameron, Andrew Corporation, Emerson, Star Foods Romania, Petrom.

“We are very proud that we have succeeded in consolidating our position on the Romanian market under difficult economic conditions, within only five years of existence. Our significant experience on industrial projects in Romania, along with the growing market potential, lead us further concentrate upon penetrating the commercial segment, as well.  We strongly believe in developing sustainable solutions for all of our projects and therefore offer LEED[1] consulting and energy modeling services for clients. We are one of the few companies in Romania with LEED Accredited Professionals and LEED Certified projects in Central Europe., declared Randy Tharp, Managing Director of Epstein Romania.

In Romania, Epstein is currently working on a new manufacturing facility for Lufkin Industries, providing architectural and engineering services, as well as general contracting. The new 35,470 sq m facility is located on an approximately 33.32 hectare site within the Ploiesti West Park in Romania. This new Lufkin facility is developed with the purpose to support sales of oil pumping units to current and future customers in the Middle East, Black Sea, Central Europe and eventually Russia.

At the moment Epstein is providing full architecture, engineering and construction management services for the development of a new finished goods warehouse for Star Foods. The new construction is set up as an extension of their existing storage objectives and activities developed on the company’s site, in Popesti Leordeni, at their processing facility on the southern outskirts of Bucharest. The new building will include: a finished products warehouse, in connection with the existing hall, an expedition area and office and employee welfare areas, totaling approximately 4500 sq m.

In 2009, Epstein was general designer for a new production facility in Cluj-Napoca for Emerson, offering full service architecture and engineering for a new production hall with an area of ​​6,500 square meters, with an additional 1,800 sq m of office space. This building was completed in mid 2010.

Read the full press release here.


[1] The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program from the United States Green Building Council is a means for building owners to certify their building as a sustainable facility. The program allocates credits to different categories of sustainable design and provides a Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum rating based on the number of credits obtained.

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