Raths, Raths & Johnson Inc. (RRJ), a national engineering, architecture, and forensics consulting firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Chicago office located at 33 North Dearborn Street, Suite 1110, Chicago, Illinois 60602.  With its corporate headquarters and laboratory in Willowbrook, Illinois, this new location expands RRJ's presence within the Chicagoland market to better serve its clients.

"The opening of our new office in the heart of Chicago's downtown business district will further advance our long-term relationships within the Chicago design and construction community as well as key national clients with headquarters and branch offices here," said RRJ President Kurt Hoigard, P.E., SECB, F.ASTM. 

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, RRJ's executive leadership team has implemented key initiatives to further the strategic vision of its expert practice.  "We have relocated our corporate headquarters and laboratory to a larger facility in Willowbrook, expanded our engineering and architectural staff, enhanced our building enclosure service offerings, and added marketing support to meet our long-range goals," said Vice President and Co-Owner Ken Lies, AIA.

RRJ has a long history of working in Chicago on major projects for private institutions, public agencies, contractors, professional design firms, real estate developers, and attorneys.  These projects have involved engineering/architectural consulting roles in the evaluation, investigation, and repair design of significant downtown office buildings, residential high-rise towers, hospitals, parking garages, bridges, and transit infrastructure.