MNS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LONG POINT CAPITAL

MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Long Point Capital, a New York-based private equity group, acquired an interest in the privately held firm. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, MNS is a multi-service infrastructure consulting firm offering construction management, civil engineering, and surveying services throughout California. The transaction closed in August and represents a substantial investment by both firms to accelerate MNS’ growth within California and other geographies nationally.

MNS’ organic and M&A based growth strategy has proven successful, more than doubling corporate revenue since 2016. “We had already successfully acquired S&C Engineers in 2018. We knew that to remain competitive in the market space, we needed to continue to grow and diversify our service offerings. Our partnership with LPC provides us with a platform for meaningful growth and expansion while maintaining our firm culture and legacy.” – Jim Salvito, President & CEO

The firm’s legacy dates back well over 100 years and has long been the cornerstone of the Central Coast community. With nearly 200 professionals located in nine (9) offices throughout California, the firm has provided services to the transportation, water resources, government services, and federal markets for nearly 60 years. “Our strategic partnership with LPC will allow MNS to continue to build upon our history and collective expertise, deepening our resources and specialties through acquisition.” – Miranda Patton, Vice President Business Development 

“MNS was an ideal match given our prior experience in growing similarly sized A/E firms. We look forward to working with MNS’ management team, combining our capital and operational expertise, to accelerate growth and drive financial performance.” – Ira Starr, Managing Partner, LPC

Long Point Capital (LPC), founded in 1998, is a Michigan and New York based investment firm which invests in outstanding founder, family, and management-owned companies, with highly capable management teams and strong growth prospects.  LPC focuses on professional service companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million with defensible market, customer and product positions, solid long-term industry fundamentals, and a history of stable earnings.

MNS wins new streetscape projects for City of Goleta and City of Diamond Bar!

MNS is excited to provide design and engineering services to the City of Goleta and the City of Diamond Bar on their upcoming streetscape improvement projects! These projects will preserve and enhance the quality of life, support local economic vitality, and strengthen public infrastructure within their communities. The MNS Transportation design team has a strong resume of providing successful streetscape services to many clients and agencies. [ read more… ]

MNS wins the City of Seaside West Broadway Urban Village Infrastructure Improvements project!

Congratulations to Greg Chelini,  Aaron Hilton, Dean Russu on winning the City of Seaside Urban Village Infrastructure Improvements project.

This project will transform the City’s core business center into a revitalized, pedestrian friendly area. The project reduces traffic lanes between Del Monte and Fremont Boulevard from four to two lanes, making way for wider and more accessible sidewalks. These new sidewalks will calm traffic and provide key beatification features to the corridor with their wide walkways, new pedestrian lighting, and lighted palm trees. Also included in the project scope is the construction of four large storm drainage water retention structures under the roadway to store and infiltrate run off from the street. [ read more… ]

Colorado Esplanade Ribbon-Cutting Highlights City of Santa Monica Waterfront

This past Sunday, MNS Engineers celebrated with the City of Santa Monica, locals, and visitors, with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Colorado Esplanade, kicking off the City’s first annual open streets event, COAST.

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MNS Wins Thousand Oaks Boulevard Streetscape Design Project

Congratulations to the Transportation Engineering Team for winning the Thousand Oaks Boulevard Civic Arts Plaza Streetscape project! This centrally located project will build upon existing enhancements that have occurred through development along the Thousand Oaks Boulevard corridor from Erbes Road to Conejo School Road. [ read more… ]

MNS Wins 2015 APWA BEST Award

The American Public Works Association (APWA) Southern California Chapter awarded the MNS Transportation Engineering team a 2015 BEST Award for the Las Flores Canyon Creek Park Improvements in the City of Malibu! MNS won this prestigious award for the Under 50,000 Population division of the Traffic, Mobility & Beautification category. [ read more… ]

Key September Project Wins


Congratulations to MNS for these three project wins this month!

Greg Chelini and the CM Transportation team will support AECOM for the Caltrans District 7 On-Call Construction Engineering and Construction Inspection and CPM contract for North Los Angeles County. [ read more… ]

MNS Awarded City of Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility PM Services Contract with MK Nunley

MNS’ Water Resources and Construction Management groups are excited to be on the team recently selected for Program Management for the City of Morro Bay. MNS is serving as subconsultant to Michael K Nunley & Associates, who will lead Program Management for the City’s Public Works Department to develop a new Water Reclamation Facility. MNS will support the development of the Recycled Water Program and will provide Construction Management services.

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MNS Transportation Engineering Team Wins the Railroad Avenue Bike Trail Project

Congratulations to the MNS Transportation Engineering team for their win on the Railroad Avenue Bike Trail project. MNS will provide conceptual design of Railroad Bike Trail from Lyons Avenue to Oakridge Drive. Services include a design concept report, conceptual plans, engineers estimate, and preliminary environmental study. This bike trail will add a multi-modal facility to the Railroad Avenue corridor as part of the City master planning process. [ read more… ]