About

History

Founded in 1989 by Robert Finneganand Boyd Erickson, FEA Consulting Engineers serves both the public and private industries with the one item that seemed to be missing in the consulting world: SERVICE.

By combining an enhanced service approach to our engineering, FEA Consulting Engineers takes pride in our reputation of providing unparalleled service to our clients and owners. Our proof is the handshakes we get on opening day. Together, Mr. Finnegan and Mr. Erickson, along with their associates, have created a dynamic atmosphere that has continued their legacy of exceptionally high service and innovative approach to engineering. This experience is utilized in every project whether providing a design for a school and concentrating on sustainability, to a restaurant that needs an environment to match with their culinary arts, to mega resorts seeking to create an unparalleled guest experience.

Our highly diversified portfolio includes some of the most unique buildings constructed on the planet.  FEA Consulting Engineers is the seventh largest hotel engineering firm in the U.S. according to Building Design + Construction and the only Nevada-based firm among the top 65 hotel sector engineering and architecture firms..

Our Approach

Sound engineering concepts are the key to developing a building that best suits the desired use and delivers on projected energy costs and ease of maintenance.

FEA Consulting Engineers approaches the conceptual stage differently than other firms. Instead of waiting to provide configurations of various systems at the time schematic documents are submitted, we provide these concepts at the start of the schematic phase. This ensures that desired systems becomes part of the overall design and the facility can accommodate the componentry. The building operators and owners vet concepts through detailed questionnaires and menu style options presented, in addition with our opinions of probable cost and real-world payback data.

Our designs fall far from the cookie cutter models normally presented. We offer designs that are innovative and match the business model of the ultimate user. This understanding of the purpose and intent of the building is essential in the early phases of design.

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"Engineering is secondary to vision"

- Cynthia Ozick