ATLANTA – (03.08.2021) – The Pond-CDM Smith Joint Venture LP (Pond-CDM Smith) has been awarded the AE Next Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for Architect-Engineer (A-E) Services by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC).

“The Pond-CDM Smith team has an over 40-year history of supporting the design needs of our Air Force and Department of Defense clients, and our deep bench of architects and engineers have an in-depth understanding of the Air Force mission,” said Chris Farnie, PE, LEED AP, Lead Program Manager.

The 10-year, $2 billion contract allows our team to continue our long tradition of providing outstanding design services to our United States Air Force and United States Space Force clients worldwide.

“As a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, this contract allows me to continue to support the Air Force with mission-ready, resilient and sustainable facilities and infrastructure design services,” said Gary Dorman, Air Force Client Account Manager. “We’re excited to have the chance to continue to work with the AFCEC team.”

Project types include planning, design and construction services for MILCON and sustainment, restoration and modernization of new facilities, facility renovations as well as utilities and infrastructure.

“Award of the AE Next Pool 4 contract is a huge win for our team,” said Jeffrey Pitchford, AIA, LEED AP, DBIA, Lead Project Manager.  “We’ve designed nearly every type of facility and supporting infrastructure found on an Air Force installation, and that broad depth of experience gives our team an edge.”

Pond and CDM Smith have long histories providing engineering and planning solutions to the Air Force Department of Defense throughout the US and globally. The team has provided services in 50 States, 6 territories, and in 154 countries.

 About Pond-CDM Smith

Pond, headquartered in Peachtree Corners, Georgia was named #78 of ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms List and is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private clients worldwide. With locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country and the largest A/E/C firm headquartered in Georgia.

CDM Smith is an employee-owned engineering and construction firm providing legendary client service and smart solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities. Ranked #23 on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms, CDM Smith has been proudly serving the U.S. Department of Defense for over 40 years. Passionate about our work and invested in each other, we are inspired to think and driven to solve our clients’ facility and infrastructure challenges. Pond-CDM Smith JV Website:

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