Location: Baltimore, MD
Industry: Professional services
Kal I. Bhatti, AIA, NCARB
President and CEO
Mimar Ponte Mellor Architects & Engineers (MPM) is structured to be able to perform work on more than 100 active projects, with construction values ranging from a few thousand to millions of dollars. “Our firm has expanded steadily throughout its history in both manpower and revenue stream,” says president and CEO Kal I. Bhatti. “Within the past decade, we have quadrupled our annual revenue.”
Quick Tip: “Have a strong passion for whatever it is you are trying to build. That passion will propel you forward and remind you that what you are doing
About three years ago, MPM partnered with a long-established architectural firm in Harrisburg that specializes in K-12 education to establish the co-owned entity Mimar McKissick Architects & Engineers, LLC. “This has allowed us to expand our reach in the education sector, from designing university buildings to working on public K-12 projects,” says Bhatti. MPM also has worked on other high-profile projects, for example at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. MPM was responsible for all work relating to the addition of two floors, alterations of the façade facing the main terminal, and additions to the parking garage.