AE3 Partners is certified as a small business and minority business enterprise (African American owned). We currently maintain the following federal, state and local certifications:

•  Small Business Administration 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
•  National Minority Supplier Development Council’s – Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
•  State of California Unified Certification Process – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
•  California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) – Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
•  City and County of San Francisco (LBE)
•  Alameda County, Small Local Emerging Business (SLEB)
•  Alameda County Transit Authority (SLBE)
•  City of Oakland, Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)
•  Port of Oakland, Local Impact Area/Small Business Enterprise (LIA/SBE)

In addition to helping communities boost local business and diversity goals, we have developed strategic partnerships with various other firms to access significant and mutually beneficial opportunities that may be available through such programs. We have primed, joint ventured, or have served as major sub consultants with the following major firms (select list):

     •  AECOM (Prime, JV Prime Sub-Consultant)
     •  HOK (JV Prime)
     •  Parsons/Flatiron (Sub-Consultant)
     •  Turner Construction (Design JV Prime)
     •  URS (JV Prime)
     •  Woods Bagot (Design JV Prime)