On the Top 100 Design-Build Firms list, HOK, St. Louis, made an error on its survey and was improperly ranked at No. 50. HOK should be removed from the list. Thus, Webber LLC,The Woodlands, Texas, should rank at No. 100, with revenue of $107 million.
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.