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Exton, PA 19341

Philadelphia is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. Affectionately known as “Philly”, the entire metro area has a population of just over 6 million residents who call the area home. The city played a major role in the founding of the United States during the Revolutionary War. In addition, the first hospital, university and zoo in the nation were founded in Philadelphia. The area is home to some extremely significant buildings, such as Independence Hall, the Edgar Allan Poe House, City Hall, Liberty Bell Center and the Merchant’s Exchange Building. Millions of tourists from around the world come to Philadelphia each year to visit the city and see its historically significant sites.

Elevator and Escalator Design & Facade Access Consulting Services In Philadelphia, PA.

Escalator and elevator systems are extremely important to the successful operation of commercial buildings. They play a critical role in moving people from one location to another and contribute a great deal to the overall positive impressions that people have about the buildings in which they work and live. For over 70 years, the highly experienced professionals at Lerch Bates have been offering the finest vertical transportation system consultation services in the industry. We have proudly worked with the management teams of some of Philadelphia’s most iconic and significant buildings. We are pleased to offer the following escalator and elevator system services in the Philadelphia region.


Our team of highly knowledgeable experts focuses on maximizing space efficiency, performance and equipment durability into all of our designs. We are proud to offer these consultative services in the area of vertical transportation system design for our Philadelphia clients.

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

Operations Management

When escalator and elevator systems endure constant and heavy use, a proactive maintenance program must be in place. It is critical that management teams of large structures secure reliable and top quality contractors to perform these tasks. Let us put our more than 70 years of industry experience to work for you in the area of securing dependable contractor agreements.

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

Modernization Services

Over a period of years, all vertical transportation systems will need be replaced due to wear, age or out of date technology. In addition, older equipment is often more difficult to maintain on a cost effective basis. When your building is in need of an escalator/elevator rebuild or replacement, you can count on the professionals at Lerch Bates to manage the process efficiently and with as little interruption to building operations as possible.

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

For more information on our services in Philadelphia, PA, 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