SEATTLE WA and POMPANO BEACH FL, January 4, 2022 — BGIS and APT today announced that they have completed a transaction under which BGIS has acquired the business of APT, a leading US provider of Electrical, Lighting, EV Charging, and Energy Management Systems, maintenance and installation services. APT’s founder Devin Grandis, and the entire management and leadership team of APT will join BGIS to support and enable BGIS’s growth in the US.
Leading the global real estate industry with innovative outsourcing and fully integrated solutions since 1992, BGIS provides a full spectrum of customized facility management services, integrated technical services, project delivery services, energy and sustainability solutions, asset management, workplace advisory and management, and real estate services to real estate and infrastructure owners and occupiers. Supported by a team of more than 8,000 employees globally, BGIS manages more than 400 million square feet of client portfolios across more than 35,000 locations in North America, UK, Australia, and New Zealand.
“We have been very impressed with the APT business and, in particular, their people, culture and values,” said Gordon Hicks, CEO of BGIS. “Like BGIS, APT has constantly innovated and evolved to create value for all of their stakeholders. They’ve quickly pivoted to new service offerings and capabilities including EV Charging and EMS solutions and in doing so have become critical partners for their key customers. With this shared passion for customer success APT is a wonderful addition to the BGIS family in the US,” added Mr. Hicks.
“BGIS differentiates our facility management offering based on our deep technical self-perform capabilities across multiple service lines. APT is a perfect fit that adds geographic coverage and a multitude of electrical, EV, lighting and EMS related service and installation capabilities to our arsenal.” , said Mark Marquis, President, BGIS US. “We are excited to be working with Devin and his leadership team to bring these capabilities to our existing customers and also to introduce broader BGIS capabilities to APT customers.”
“BGIS is a tremendous fit for APT and comes at a perfect time to enable our growth and provide us with the resources needed for the rapid expansion we see ahead of us. I’m excited about the opportunities this creates for my loyal APT staff and the additional capabilities it enables me to offer my customers,” said Devin Grandis, APT Founder and CEO. “I’m excited about the future with APT as a Division of BGIS”.
The transaction closed as expected on December 31, 2021.
BGIS is a global leader in the provision of facility management, technical services, project delivery, energy & sustainability, asset management, workplace advisory, and real estate services. With a combined team of more than 8,000 employees globally, BGIS relentlessly focuses on delivering innovative service solutions that create value for its clients. Globally, BGIS manages more than 35,000 facilities totaling more than 400 million square feet across several markets including Cloud Enterprise, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Government, Higher Education, Utilities, Oil & Gas, and Healthcare. In addition to managing a diverse portfolio of corporate offices, retail, colleges, hospitals and industrial assets, BGIS is a world leader in the management of data centers and other critical environments. For more information about BGIS please visit www.bgis.com
Advanced Power Technologies is a multi-state self-performing certified electrical contractor specializing on a national level in the EVSE, automation, controls, lighting and electrical design installation and maintenance industry. Founded in 1994, APT has serviced over 500 local, regional, and national accounts representing over 50,000 locations. APT helps its customers maximize energy efficiency and reduce operating and maintenance expenses while keeping an aesthetically pleasing working environment. APT’s 4 guiding core values of Fairness, Safety, Respect and Accountability form the underlying foundation of its culture and acknowledge APT’s greatest asset are their people. Always looking to be on the leading edge of technology APT employs some of the brightest in class in the fields it expands into. For more information, please visit advancedpowertech.com