Planners and Engineers Collaborative, Inc. provides consulting services in the areas of Master Planning,
Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Assessment, Urban Design and Land Surveying. We have experience with a variety of projects ranging from public parks, streetscape design, residential estates, and amenity area design to multi-family communities, office parks, commercial developments, and industrial parks.

We are registered to provide Civil Engineering services in 35 states. Being involved in the current issues associated with our professions is important
to Planners and Engineers.

Our registered professionals are members of:


American Society of Civil Engineers


American Consulting Engineers Council


Consulting Engineers Council of Georgia


American Society of Landscape Architects


Urban Land Institute


Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia

Our History

Early 1964

Allied Engineering Associates, Inc.
Boyd C. Steed, Jr. (E.I.T. - N.C. State ’63)
J. R. Arnold, Jr. (P.E. & R.L.S.- Clemson University)

Surveying & Engineering Firm

Located at 3131 Piedmont Road Atlanta, GA.
(located near intersection of Piedmont Road & Peachtree Road)

Early 1964 Boyd Steed hires Milton R. Lemon to assist with surveying
Late1964 Jim Hudson approaches Boyd Steed about forming a new company offering civil engineering, land surveying & landscape architecture services.

Jim Hudson suggests Planners & Engineers Collaborative
as the name for the new company after the Architects Collaborative in Cambridge, Mass. At the time, this concept was unique in Atlanta since no other firm offered all these services under one company.
Late 1964

Allied Engineering Associates, Inc. DBA
Planners & Engineers Collaborative

Boyd C. Steed, Jr.(gave shares to Hudson & Lemon)
J. R. Arnold, Jr.
James P. Hudson
Milton R. Lemon

1967 PEC moves to 3099 Maple Drive Rented a garage from the Becknell family
  Boyd Steed becomes a registered PE
J. R. Arnold leaves PEC and gives his stock to PEC
  Richard Woodman (N.C State ’63) a classmate of Boyd's at NC State is asked to become a partner.
1968 Busy Years for PEC with Riverbend Apartments for Crow Pope & Carter, Fairington, Spanish Trace Apartments, & Northlake Mall

Milton Lemon leaves PEC

Boyd C. Steed
Jim P. Hudson
Dick Woodman

George E. Young joins the firm

1971 PEC moves to the Dell Building at 5582 Peachtree Road in Chamblee, GA.(located at the intersection of Peachtree Road
& North Peachtree Road)
May 1971 John Williams a project manager with Candler Griffin approaches Boyd Steed & PEC about the idea of being an apartment developer and needing the services of PEC.

At the meeting, Jim Hudson suggests to John Williams to plant a rich, full landscape at each project to make them unique.
POST Properties was born. POST Lake on Memorial Drive was the first POST development
July 1971 Boyd Steed leaves PEC to begin B. C. Steed, Jr. & Assoc.
A Consulting Engineering and Construction Management Firm
1982 PEC moved its office from Buckhead to Savoy Drive in Chamblee
2004 PEC moved its offices to grow to Technology Park in Gwinnett
2008 PEC continues to grow and strive for new Goals and Quality
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