Welcome to Colby Co., an Architecture and Engineering firm. Sixty-five employees strong, we provide building designs and facilities engineering throughout New England from our Portland office.

Our story

Sarah Emily Colby, CEO
Calen Colby, P.E., President

A Maine-based business with Registered Architects and Professional Engineers in the electrical, mechanical, fire protection, structural and civil fields.

Our disciplines

Brian Beaulieu, P.E., Vice President
Ben Townsend, P.E., Vice President

Named one of the Best Places to Work in Maine
6 Years in a Row
2018 to 2023

Founded in
2008

Starting employees:
4

Employees today:
70

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2,500+
unique projects since 2008


New Buildings


Historic Renovations


Facilities Engineering


Sustainable Design


Master Planning


Construction Management

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Colby Co. kids:
45 ...and counting

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Office dogs:
10...and counting

$100m
in contracts brought to Maine
over the last 15 years

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3,240
volunteer hours paid out
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Local businesses supported
150+
Our community

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Professional registrations

40 U.S. states and five Canadian provinces

1,100+

years of combined experience in our office

We’ve completed more than 2,500 projects.

And we’ve learned something valuable from every one of them.