Prime AE



PRIME AE provides a full range of services in the architecture and engineering, construction management and inspection, transportation, and water resources sectors. The firm’s philosophy of Connecting, Creating, Conserving, and Community forms the foundation for delivering high-quality, on-time, cost-effective solutions. The company primarily serves government clients at the local, state, and federal levels.



In December 2019, NewHold Enterprises, a long-term investment holding company and direct investment platform, and its equity partners (including Florac) made an investment in PRIME AE. NewHold and its fellow investors will provide capital and industry expertise to the company, and will leverage their relationships to strategically enhance PRIME AE’s reach on a national scale.


Key Achievements

A leader in the industry, PRIME AE is ranked in the ENR’s list of Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. Going forward, the company will build on its rapidly expanding brand that today reaches clients throughout the Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast regions. PRIME AE will pursue ongoing organic and acquisitive growth across its respective business lines and regions.

Investment Date

December 2019



Business Services


Investment Type

Minority Investment



Baltimore, MD, USA

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