Situated along the Grand River and a short drive from the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids is the economic and cultural hub of West Michigan as well as one of the fastest-growing cities in the Midwest. Home to over 80 craft breweries, it comes by its “Beer City USA” nickname honestly. Those who call Grand Rapids home say the city is more than the sum of its parts, offering something for everyone—from nature and art museums to historic homes and family-friendly spaces.
Since the founding of our Grand Rapids office in 2015, Barr has built a dynamic team of engineers, scientists, and technical experts in West Michigan who serve clients across the state and throughout the Midwest. We’ve continued to expand by hiring local industry experts and acquired King & MacGregor Environmental, Inc. in 2020, enhancing our environmental and natural resources consulting services. To better serve our Michigan clients, Barr’s Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor offices also offer services as Barr Engineering Michigan LLC.
Barr’s Grand Rapids staff serve a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, mining, and fuels, as well as the public sector. We’re active members of professional organizations such as the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, the West Michigan Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA), and the Michigan Manufacturers Association. With comprehensive experience in planning, permitting, and design, our local team helps clients navigate complex regulatory and permitting problems related to air, waste, water, and wetlands; manage industrial legacy sites; accomplish brownfield redevelopment; and restore natural resources.