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Our History

Anniversaries give us a moment to pause, reflect, and look back at what we have accomplished. HELIX Environmental Planning celebrated our 30th anniversary in 2021! Since 1991, we have been providing high-quality environmental consulting services to private and public clients across California. Growing from a single employee in a tiny San Diego County office, to multiple locations across California, we have achieved success well beyond our initial dreams.

In 2004, HELIX launched an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), giving our employees a vested interest in the firm’s success. In 2012, we opened our Sacramento County office, located in Folsom. In 2013, we established the Riverside County office, and in 2015 we opened doors in Orange County with an office in Irvine. Our 25th year brought the opening of our office in Carlsbad, to serve the North San Diego County area. In 2019, we acquired Foothill Associates which opened up our Placer County office in Rocklin, and in 2020 we moved from there to our Roseville office as our staff continued to grow. Our 30th year brought the opening of our newest office in Los Angeles County, located in Pasadena.

Each day, we celebrate our remarkable staff – our employee owners – as the company today is a result of their dedication and hard work. We celebrate our clients, with whom we have formed long-lasting, trusted relationships that have resulted in them coming back to us repeatedly with their most complex and controversial projects. We celebrate our business partners, upon whom we rely to uphold the same high standards for quality that have always been at the heart of everything we do.

Thank you for 32 extraordinary years!