History

  • Early 1964

    Allied Engineering Associates, Inc.

    Partners:
    Boyd C. Steed, Jr. (E.I.T. - N.C. State ’63)
    J. R. Arnold, Jr. (P.E. & R.L.S.- Clemson University)

    Surveying & Engineering Firm

    Located at 3131 Piedmont Road Atlanta, GA.
    (located near intersection of Piedmont Road & Peachtree Road)

  • Early 1964

    Boyd Steed hires Milton R. Lemon to assist with surveying

  • Late 1964

    Jim Hudson approaches Boyd Steed about forming a new company offering civil engineering, land surveying & landscape architecture services.

    Jim Hudson suggests Planners & Engineers Collaborative as the name for the new company after the Architects Collaborative in Cambridge, Mass. At the time, this concept was unique in Atlanta since no other firm offered all these services under one company.

  • Late 1964

    Allied Engineering Associates, Inc. DBA
    Planners & Engineers Collaborative

    Partners:
    Boyd C. Steed, Jr.(gave shares to Hudson & Lemon)
    J. R. Arnold, Jr.
    James P. Hudson
    Milton R. Lemon

  • 1967

    PEC moves to 3099 Maple Drive Rented a garage from the Becknell family

    Boyd Steed becomes a registered PE

    J. R. Arnold leaves PEC and gives his stock to PEC

    Richard Woodman (N.C State ’63) a classmate of Boyd's at NC State is asked to become a partner.

  • 1968

    Busy Years for PEC with Riverbend Apartments for Crow Pope & Carter, Fairington, Spanish Trace Apartments, & Northlake Mall

  • 1969

    Milton Lemon leaves PEC

    Partners:
    Boyd C. Steed
    Jim P. Hudson
    Dick Woodman

    George E. Young joins the firm

  • 1971

    PEC moves to the Dell Building at 5582 Peachtree Road in Chamblee, GA.
    (located at the intersection of Peachtree Road & North Peachtree Road)

  • May 1971

    John Williams a project manager with Candler Griffin approaches Boyd Steed & PEC about the idea of being an apartment developer and needing the services of PEC.

    At the meeting, Jim Hudson suggests to John Williams to plant a rich, full landscape at each project to make them unique.

    POST Properties was born. POST Lake on Memorial Drive was the first POST development

  • July 1971

    Boyd Steed leaves PEC to begin B. C. Steed, Jr. & Assoc., A Consulting Engineering and Construction Management Firm.

  • 1982

    PEC moved its office from Buckhead to Savoy Drive in Chamblee

  • 2004

    PEC moved its offices to grow to Technology Park in Gwinnett

  • 2016

    PEC continues to grow and strive for new Goals and Quality