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Manhard Consulting Acquires Austin Surveying Firm

AUSTIN, TX — National civil engineering and surveying firm Manhard Consulting has acquired an Austin-area surveying firm Abram Dashner RPLS LLC. This acquisition represents Manhard’s second office in Austin. Both offices will work closely together to provide clients in the greater Austin area the full range of engineering and surveying services.

Abe Dashner started his firm in 2018 after more than 20 years surveying in and around Austin following his graduation from Austin College. He built the practice to include two registered surveyors, three field crews, and several dedicated survey CAD technicians.

“Bringing Abe and his team on was a great fit given our strategic growth around Austin and across central Texas,” said Don Manhard, Jr., President and CEO of Manhard Consulting. “We’ve worked with him on a variety of projects and share the same focus on development work and customer service."

“We are excited to become part of Manhard Consulting,” Dashner said. “Working with Manhard as a client and meeting with Don, Jesse Conrad, and several others from the firm made it clear that it is full of genuinely nice people. I wasn’t looking to sell, but that positive, collaborative culture is something I’ve come to recognize and appreciate and consider all-too-rare.”

The acquisition provides a complete administrative team to support Abram Dashner’s team of 11 experienced survey experts, allowing them to find and focus on completing surveying projects. The team brings knowledge of the greater Austin and Central Texas area.

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This addition of Abram Dashner RPLS LLC to Manhard Consulting gives the firm 13 offices nationwide, with five in Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, and Austin, Texas.

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