Partnerships

KBS Announces Acquisition of Olympus Building Services

Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC (KBS), which partners with facility managers at more than 75,000 locations around North America, has announced the acquisition of Olympus Building Services, a leading provider of facilities services in higher education.

According to a news release, Olympus offers services to colleges and universities both public and private, as well as community colleges. Solutions include contract cleaning, snow removal, project management, and more within campus academic facilities, athletic facilities, lab spaces, and residence halls.

“This acquisition combines Olympus’ higher education sector expertise with KBS’ scale, technology and infrastructure at a crucial period for colleges and universities,” said KBS CEO and co-founder Mark Minasian. “Now more than ever, physical plant administrators rely on KBS to be at the table adding value in the design, execution and validation of service protocols that address evolving health and safety requirements.”

“It has been a challenging year for higher education, and we are proud and excited to be joining a partner than can bring tremendous scale and operational efficiency to our clients right out of the gate,” said Olympus CEO Anthony C. Hipple. “Joining KBS enables us to expand our efforts nationally, helping educational organizations provide safer, cleaner facilities.”

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