Washington D.C.

2448 Holly Avenue
Suite 301
Annapolis, MD 21401

There are few places in the United States that has the rich architectural history that Washington, D.C. does. Only in our nation’s capital do we have so many iconic and historically significant structures that can be traced back to the founding of the country. The influence of Greek, French, Egyptian and even Roman architecture can be clearly seen throughout the city. Whether it be the White House, the Capitol building, the Jefferson or Lincoln Memorial, there is something of interest for every person who visits. 

Elevator and Escalator Design & Facade Access Consulting Services In Washington D.C.

Escalators and elevators play a critical role in the infrastructure of large buildings. Not only do they serve as vehicles to move people from one place to another, but their designs also add greatly to the individual character that a structure possesses. The professionals at Lerch Bates have over 70 years of experience in the vertical transportation industry. Since 1947, we have provided our top quality escalator/elevator and façade access consultation services to the management teams and owners of some of Washington D.C.’s most well known buildings. We have a vast amount of experience in many types of buildings and industries, including hotel, residential, education, retail, commercial, healthcare, government, casinos, transportation and sports stadiums. Lerch Bates is proud to offer the following elevator/escalator consultation services in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

Design Services

The experts at Lerch Bates specialize in optimizing durability, performance, efficiency and pleasing aesthetics in all of our designs. We can provide consultation in the following areas of the escalator/elevator design process.

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

Operations Management

Vertical transportation systems that are under heavy and constant use need proactive maintenance in order for them to operate at top performance. In addition, it is extremely important to building management staff that they have access to qualified and reliable maintenance contractors. We can put our many years of experience to work for you in the realm of contractor agreements.

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

Modernization Services

In time, all vertical transportation systems will need be to be replaced, due to wear or machinery becoming out of date. In addition, even prior to an elevator/escalator reaching its expected life span, the expense of maintaining an obsolete system will become more costly with each passing year. When it comes time to replace your escalator/elevator system, the project can be extremely stressful and inconvenient to both building staff and tenants. Let the professionals at Lerch Bates help you streamline the modernization process.

Our services include:

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

For more information on our services in Washington D.C., 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