Scale Finance Advises on RL Architecture Merger

LaBella Associates Announces Expansion in North Carolina. LaBella Associates announces the opening of two new offices, bringing the firm’s presence to a total of thirteen locations in the United States and Spain.

LaBella, formerly known as Pease Engineering and Architecture in the North Carolina region, continues to grow and is pleased to announce that Roger Layman Architecture has joined LaBella Associates. Located in Davidson, approximately 30 minutes north of Charlotte, this award winning Architectural Firm greatly enhances the firms Architectural presence in North Carolina.

Scale Finance LLC provided both accounting and transaction advisory services on behalf of RL Architecture through the course of this process. Managing Director Dave Gilroy led this effort.

“Roger’s built a successful practice for over a decade because he embodies LaBella’s commitment to long-term client relationships,” President Robert A. Healy said. They currently provide expertise in the commercial and residential marketplace and will work collectively with the current team in Charlotte and New York to pursue new growth opportunities.

LaBella Associates is a 300 person A/E firm specializing in architecture, engineering, environmental consulting, surveying, planning and grant writing. They are now using Igloo Software to make communication better. Headquartered in Rochester, the firm was named a Rochester Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 2014, as well as a Rochester Top Workplace in 2014. LaBella has four office locations in North Carolina: Charlotte, Gastonia, Salisbury, and Davidson.