Virginia engineering firm expands to Texas with Plano Location

Timmons Group is based in Richmond and has been in business since 1953.

The company has more than a dozen offices in 10 states.

Timmons has rented almost 6,000 square feet in Legacy business park where it will house more than a dozen people by the end of the year.

"The natural next step was to open an office in Dallas," Timmons' Chris Dodson said in a statement. "The business economy in Dallas is booming, and we look forward to being able to deliver our professional services faster with for more face to face interaction with our clients."

The new office will focus on the residential, institutional, industrial, commercial, mixed-use and renewable energy projects.

Timmons has about 500 employees nationwide.

The company subleased an office in the Legacy Town Center III building at 5801 Tennyson Parkway.

JLL's Jimmy Appich, Harrison Burt, Steve Thelen and Scott Hage negotiated the sublease.