Rider Levett Bucknall Names New Leadership in Canada: Mel Yungblut to Head Toronto Office
International property and construction consultancy firm Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is pleased to announce Mel Yungblut, PQS(F) has been named the new Principal of RLB’s Toronto office. He succeeds Terry Harron, who retired in April after 16 years with the firm.
Mel Yungblut, PQS(F), has more than 30 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of cost planning experts. His extensive work in both public and private development spans sectors from transportation and infrastructure to residential to healthcare to higher education. A Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, he graduated from Niagara College where he studied construction engineering technology and architecture.
“By leveraging RLB’s global resources and talent, I’m committed to take not only our Toronto office to the next level of success, but also look to expand throughout the country,” said Yungblut. “We’re looking forward to opportunities in new markets to continue to provide our clients the best service in the business.”
“As the Toronto market continues to charge ahead, the demand for top-notch advisory services is more critical than ever before,” said Julian Anderson, FRICS PQS, President of RLB North America. “With his deep and diverse expertise, Mel is the right person to lead our operations in Toronto—and beyond.”
About RLB:With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, RLB is a leading independent organization in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.