Riverfront Project Has Local Engineer
"I signed the same paper that everyone else has signed," said William Kozak, leader of the firm's survey department and the management group's secretary and treasurer. "We've been working with these folks from a survey and engineering support standpoint for a year or so, and that's really all I can tell you."
Kozak manages the firm's land development services, which includes site selection, conceptual design, implementation and completion. He has worked with private and public facilities for commercial, industrial and residential developments.
Some of his more notable projects include Union Station, the renovation of American Seating Park, facilities for Zondervan Corp., Menard's, Lacks Industries and RiteAid Stores, the M-40 highway in Holland, and the Aerotech (Cascade), Highpoint (Zeeland) and NorthRidge (Walker) industrial parks.
He is also experienced in soil evaluation, environmental site assessments and land acquisition.
As a firm, Moore & Bruggink is most famous for the $15 million design and reconstruction of
The firm's current projects include complete downtown makeovers of
"This is a wonderful thing for our city and for our employees," Kozak said. "It's work that will be kept here locally."
He emphasized the firm's
"We pay all our taxes here and everything else," he said.
Moore & Bruggink is headquartered at
Kozak indicated he believes the still unknown developer "will make a concerted effort to see money spent in the
"We could use all the help we can get," he added.
Kozak was not able to speak about project or developer specifics.