According to DKS senior partner Mark Dykman, the entire team of his company was extremely pleased with the deal.
Country: AustraliaSector: Business and Consumer Services, Construction/Real EstateTarget: DKS Consulting Engineers Buyer: HDR IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Martin Desmond, DKS Architects partner, said: "We have developed a strong portfolio of education projects, which continues to establish ourselves as key players, both in the North-east and further afield.
DKS said its design was focused on creating a building to suit both children and adults.
DKS declined to reveal the value of the contracts it had won.
DKS partner Martin Desmond said: "DKS Architects have developed a strong portfolio of education projects which continues to establish ourselves as key players both in the North-East and further afield.
Sure Start programme manager Catherine Pickering said: "Throughout the design process DKS placed the needs and ideas of our local Sure Start families at the forefront of their design.
Our relationship with DKS has been both positive and productive.
Further building upon the firm's educational reputation, DKS is due to start the detailed design work on the pounds 1.