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Ed Wilkes Promoted in Newark Office

Will Serve as Director, Civil Engineering

NEWARK, N.J. (February 17, 2022) Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Ed Wilkes has been promoted to Director, Civil Engineering, in the company’s Newark office. He will continue to lead the growth and management of civil engineering services for the firm’s Northeast market.

“We are proud to promote Ed to Director; he’s a clear leader and mentor in the Northeast region,” said Chris Strawn, Principal at Ware Malcomb. “He’s created an awareness of our civil engineering capabilities in the market and established a strong client base. We look forward to his continued growth.”

“Partnering with Ed on new business opportunities has strengthened our entire Northeast team,” said Edward Mayer II, Principal at Ware Malcomb. “Combining our region’s architectural and civil engineering expertise on numerous projects has helped us provide our clients with seamless, integrated services.”

Wilkes joined Ware Malcomb in September 2019 to launch the firm’s civil engineering practice in the Northeast. He has strong experience in the civil engineering and land development fields. His expertise includes site feasibility studies, conceptual planning and site layout, grading and drainage design, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, erosion and sediment control design, utility design, regulatory permitting, and construction oversight. Wilkes has also served as an expert and appeared on behalf of clients before planning and zoning boards, as well as regulatory agencies, throughout the Northeast U.S. region.

Wilkes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The College of New Jersey, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a member of the National Association of Office and Industrial Parks (NAOIP). He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Society of Civil Engineers – New Jersey section and is a branch director for the Central Jersey branch.

Ware Malcomb’s Civil Engineering team specializes in commercial and residential land development projects. The team provides excellent client service and innovative civil engineering design to achieve client objectives. The company’s rapidly growing civil engineering practice in the Northeast includes projects in the industrial, office, film studio, restaurant, multifamily and healthcare sectors. In 2005, Ware Malcomb opened its first office in the Tri-State area in New Jersey and has grown to include New York City and Princeton offices.


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Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at

Ware Malcomb Newark

110 Edison Place, Suite 303

Newark, NJ 07102

P: 732.986.9000

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