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Spreading the Salas O’Brien Difference with Power T&D

Sustainable energy and power generation have been integral parts of Salas O’Brien since the company’s inception in the 1970s. Today, our merger with Varo has expanded our impact on the energy and power industry with the addition of power transmission and distribution clients and expertise. Power Transmission and Distribution Varo’s mastery of power-related design flows […]

Critical Environments Beyond the Data Center

The term “critical environment” can refer to any environment that supports mission-critical functions of an organization, but across industries its usage varies. At Salas O’Brien, we use the term to describe a variety of environments including facilities that support mobile providers, financial institutions, broadcasters, or similar—institutions that rely on faultlessly secure and reliable facilities. But […]

A Difference You Can Expect: Bulk Material Handling

At Salas O’Brien, whether we’re tackling a demanding project or using the latest technology to deliver excellent design solutions, we’re always growing. Our merger with Varo enables us to provide services in new markets, and as a joint team, we’re excited to see more clients in more industries and locations than ever experiencing the Salas […]

Effortless Design at America’s Southwestern Crossroads

Whether you’re looking for clothes, homewares, or the latest tech gadget, lifestyle shopping venues like the Fountains at Farah serve as the perfect one-stop-shop. Salas O’Brien has proudly partnered with dozens of shopping venues throughout the country, so when we were approached by Centergy Retail about providing services for a prime El Paso property, we […]

Critical Environment Redesign for Major Mobile Provider

As a nationwide planning, design, construction management, and commissioning firm, Salas O’Brien enjoys repeat project work with some of the country’s largest internet and mobile service providers. The stakes are high for these companies, and our team thrives on the challenges their business brings us. When one of our ongoing clients approached us with a […]

Growing Again!

We have more exciting news to share: After expanding last month by merging with Ohio-based Varo Engineers, Salas O’Brien is expanding again.

Our Combined Strength: Industries We Now Serve

Varo and Salas O’Brien have more than 100 years of combined experience serving clients in a variety of markets, with each firm bringing strengths in new industries to the table. More than ever before, we almost certainly have specific expertise in the area that you need. Here’s a quick summary of what we can now do […]

Lavish Hospitality in the Heart of the Deep South

Salas O’Brien is an excellent design partner for many reasons—not least of which is our diverse experience across a multitude of markets and industries. From highly technical critical environments to beautiful, extravagant interiors, our seasoned professionals have a proven track record of excellence that spans traditional divides. Our firm’s broad experience and versatility made us […]

Our Partnership with Varo: What Difference Can You Expect?

For more than 40 years, Salas O’Brien has proven time and again that clients can expect a difference, from our organization-wide emphasis on quality to the individual passion, zeal, and focus of each teammate. Through the recent merger with Varo, this difference will be amplified. Before joining forces with Varo, long and careful consideration was […]

Emergency Generator Design for Maximum-Security Facility

Salas O’Brien is committed to producing designs that are reliable, efficient, and cost-effective. When our clients come to the table with unique challenges and obstacles, we rise to the occasion and deliver excellent results. Our work with the County of San Bernardino is no exception. San Bernardino’s West Valley Detention Center is one of California’s […]

Salas O’Brien is expanding to Ohio!

We have some exciting news to share with you: Salas O’Brien is expanding to Ohio! We have merged with Varo Engineers, creating a combined firm with 16 offices and 460 employee-owners. The merger was shared late last week with the Varo and Salas O’Brien teams. Because Salas O’Brien is a 100% ESOP company, owned by […]

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