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Anser Advisory Announces Ascent Acquisition, Expanding Market Expertise & Geographic Coverage

Orlando, FL. — September 2, 2020 – Anser Advisory (Anser), ranked 15 in ENR’s 2020 Top 50 Program Management Firms, 2nd on the Zweig AE Fastest Growing Hot List for 2020, and a certified Great Places to Work organization, has announced the acquisition of Ascent.  Ascent is a 30 employee firm that provides capital program delivery strategy and finance consulting, project controls, as well as program/project management. They serve clients nationwide from their headquarters in Chicago, IL and additional offices in Boston and Anchorage.  They have diverse end market expertise, and are nationally recognized for their healthcare, transportation, education, and unique expertise in historical/cultural buildings.

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CEO statement on Diversity

A Message on Diversity from CEO Bryan Carruthers

A message from Bryan Carruthers, CEO: “At Anser, we embrace diversity and seek to lead through conscious inclusion. We stand with our black colleagues, industry partners and members of our communities and we denounce racism in any form. We also stand ready to help our communities that have been impacted by the vandalism, rioting and violence which has distracted from the peaceful demonstrations and protests.

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Mitigation Obligation to Reduce COVID-19 Damages in Construction

The world finds itself in the middle of a global health emergency, not one created on a production stage but a real-life pandemic with a high risk of spread and impact as declared by the World Health Organization.’ The construction industry is experiencing exorbitant disruptions in project activities due to COVID-19 that have substantial effects on schedule due to supply delays, labor shortages, and social-distancing constraints. The resulting financial impacts from the contagion will be discussed and potentially litigated over time between parties in a contract. Depending on the duration of the pandemic and associated orders, damages could continue to rise significantly, which could cause owner and contractor dissension. Such injuries may differ depending on where work is being performed.

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H.R. Gray Acquisition

Anser Advisory Announces H.R. Gray Acquisition, Expanding Market Expertise & Geographic Coverage

ORLANDO, Fla. — May 5, 2020 — Anser Advisory (Anser), ranked 25 in ENR’s 2019 Top 50 Program Management Firms and 47 in ENR’s 2019 Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms, has announced the acquisition of H.R. Gray, a 76 employee owner’s representative, construction management and dispute resolution firm based in the Midwestern United States.

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CEO statement on COVID

COVID-19 Update from CEO Bryan Carruthers

March 18, 2020
To Our Clients & Industry Partners,

In the midst of the unprecedented conditions driven by the spread of COVID-19, Anser Advisory has implemented protocols and business practices following government and client operating requirements to ensure the health and safety of our staff and their families as well as the communities where we and our clients operate.

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