ZAPATA® is a full-service architecture and engineering (A-E) and construction management firm. Our diverse team of architects, engineers, construction professionals, scientists, and information technologists collaborates with clients to provide sustainable and resilient solutions to their most complex challenges.

We are a trusted partner with the proven capability to provide comprehensive facility, infrastructure, and security design services, plus an integrated project delivery system through our construction and project management capabilities.

ZAPATA has served as Designer-of-Record (DOR) and/or Construction Manager on more than 200 Design-Build projects for Army, Navy, and Air Force facilities and infrastructure projects nationwide, ranging from $500K to $275M.  We continue to provide experienced capabilities for Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build projects supporting Utilities, Federal Government, and Industrial clients throughout the world.

At ZAPATA, we earn our clients’ Trust by conducting our business with Integrity and providing Quality services every day.


ZAPATA is a proven prime contractor with architecture, engineering, and construction management expertise, resources and capabilities, plus an established track record of outstanding service and performance on complex and logistically challenging projects worldwide. ZAPATA is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. We have delivered complex projects at locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa; and we are committed to delivering successful projects on time and within budget—no matter where they are located.

We have extensive architecture and engineering design and analysis experience. Our team includes architects and engineers of all disciplines, providing a comprehensive team to meet your facility challenges.

We provide project management, owner’s representative, and construction management services to allow our clients to focus on their business while we deliver the facilities and infrastructure they need to meet their mission requirements.

We are experts in conducting security vulnerability assessments and threat analyses. We have expertise in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, vulnerabilities, and deficiencies to determine the overall resiliency of security programs.