What does it take to create a college campus that endures? Or a healthcare facility that offers not only the best in care, but also an environment where patients and their families feel safe and calm? For more than 40 years, VHB has been helping some of the nation’s most reputable institutions achieve their development goals as they address growth and investment challenges. Our approach is simple: We bring together our stellar people and our deep collective knowledge, having partnered with hundreds of institutions, to deliver creative, practical solutions so that our clients’ projects can start—and finish—smoothly.

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Rob Smedberg, PE

Institutions Market Leader


  • Applied Technologies

  • Environmental Permitting and Regulatory Compliance

  • Infrastructure Resiliency Planning and Design

  • Land Survey

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Natural Resources Planning and Design

  • Site/Civil Engineering

  • Stormwater Management Planning and Design

  • Transportation Planning and Engineering​