62-B Commercial Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
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The rich architecture of Boston is a beautiful array of structures, both old and new. Having played a pivotal role in the founding of our country, the city has many historically significant buildings that date from the 1700’s to the present day. Over 19 million visitors come to Boston each year and the city’s architecture is one of the most popular attractions. Some of Boston’s most important structures include City Hall, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Federal Reserve Bank, Harvard Science Center, MIT Chapel, Fenway Park and the John Hancock tower. No matter where someone’s architectural interests lie, Boston has something for everyone.

Elevator & Escalator Design & Facade Access Consulting Services In Boston, MA.

A building’s vertical transportation systems play a crucial role in the overall success of the structure. They not only transport people from one place to another, but they also help to influence the overall favorable perceptions that people have of a building in which they work or live. For more than 7 decades, the dedicated professionals at Lerch Bates have been providing the best elevator/escalator and façade access consulting services that the industry has to offer. We are proud to have worked on some of Boston’s most important buildings. During our years in business, we have worked with every type of industry, including hotel, retail, residential, government, education, sports, casinos, healthcare, transportation and entertainment. Lerch Bates is proud to offer the following elevator/escalator consultation services in the Boston area:


We concentrate on maximizing performance, space efficiency, durability and attractive aesthetics in all of our design work. Our team can offer expert consultation in these areas of the design process.

  • Conceptual & Schematic Design
  • Design Change Evolution
  • Construction Documents
  • Bidding & Negotiation Consulting
  • Start To Finish Project Management

Operations Management

When escalators and elevators are in constant use, there is a real need for an effective maintenance program to ensure that the equipment operates at top performance. In light of this, it is critical that building management teams have reliable relationships with top quality contractors. Lerch Bates has many decades of experience helping our clients obtain dependable repair/maintenance contracts.

  • Maintenance Agreement Services
  • Contractor Oversight Services
  • Asset Management Services

Modernization Services

Eventually, every vertical transportation system will need to be replaced due to wear and age. In addition, older equipment often becomes cost prohibitive to maintain, as new technology is introduced into the marketplace. Should the time come to replace your building’s elevator or escalator system, you can count on the dedicated professionals at Lerch Bates to expertly manage the entire process. Our team is pleased to offer the following elevator/escalator modernization services:

  • Requirements Capture & Design Services
  • Bid, Negotiation & Award Services
  • Construction Administration Services

For more information on our services in Boston, MA, please do not hesitate to request a consultation or get in contact with one of our consultants below!

Since 1947, many clients have become our valued friends. Lerch Bates consultants are employee owners who share their expertise and innovation. Our Senior Consultants average 25 years of experience