Photo Courtesy of Gensler Gensler designed the Westin Hotel and Transit Center to alter how Denver International Airport connects to the city. Related Links: New Research Shows Midsize Design Firms Are Still A Force The Complete 2015 Top 500 Design Firms List, with Data and Analysis (for ENR subscribers) For ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, 2014 was a tumultuous year. It was a year when some of the nation's largest firms became even larger through the continual consolidation that the design profession has undergone over the past decade. It was also a year in which finding the ways and means
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.