L&B Acquires KBJ Architects

November 2016

Landrum & Brown (L&B), a global leader in aviation planning, is pleased to announce the acquisition of KBJ Architects, a full-service architectural and interior design firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Brian Reed & Tom Rensing

Established in 1946, KBJ is one of the region’s leading firms and has been a significant part of shaping the landscape of north and central Florida.

“KBJ’s advanced abilities in architectural concept design, animation and building development will enhance L&B’s aviation services to clients across our global footprint,” says Brian Reed, L&B President.

KBJ offers a diverse portfolio and has provided services to airports in Orlando, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Savannah, Palm Beach and San Juan, in addition to other client types. Recently, KBJ has worked with L&B on airports in Dominica, Honolulu, Xi’an, Guangzhou, San Francisco and Chicago.

“I am excited to join a dynamic company in L&B to provide architectural planning and design on airport terminals that serve as the front door for cities around the world,” says Tom Rensing, KBJ’s Principal, who will join L&B as Vice President.

KBJ’s Jacksonville and Orlando offices will unite with L&B’s global network resulting in 24 offices spanning across six continents. L&B’s extensive list of offices includes Cincinnati, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Irvine, Chicago, Dallas, Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Charlotte, Atlanta, Tampa, Bogotá, London, Pretoria, Jeddah, Dubai, Mumbai, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Melbourne.

About L&B:

Established in 1949, L&B is the oldest and most innovative privately owned consultancy dedicated solely to the needs of the commercial aviation community, focusing on solutions for the world’s busiest and most challenging airports. The firm’s focus on the highly specialized issues of the global aviation industry provides clients with a level of expertise and vision that cannot be matched. Through experience and innovation, L&B’s ideas are shaping the future of aviation.


Brian Reed, President
C: +1 904-429-6212
E: BReed@landrum-brown.com