The market for large design firms right now may be the best that it has ever been. There are those who believe that the market growth, which has continued into its 10th year, cannot last and that we are due for a downturn. But people in the industry have been saying that for the past three-to-four years, yet the growth has continued unabated.
The table below shows only rankings and firm name. For complete data from the Top 500 Design Firms list see the following links.
Current Top 500 Design Firms Story:
ENR Top 500 Design Firms: The Market Keeps Growing
Companies are ranked according to revenue for design services performed in 2018 in $ millions (*). Those with subsidiaries are indicated by (†). For information on subsidiaries and where each firm worked outside of the U.S., see www.enr.com. **Firms not ranked last year. Some markets may not add up to 100% due to omission of “other” miscellaneous market category and rounding. NA-Not available.
Key to Type of Firm: A architect, E engineer, EC engineer-contractor, AE architect-engineer, EA engineer-architect, ENV environmental, GE geotechnical engineer, L landscape architect, P planner and O other. Other combinations are possible. Firms classified themselves.
|FIRM 2019||FIRM 2018||FIRM||FIRM TYPE|
|1||1||JACOBS, Dallas, Texas†||EAC|
|2||2||AECOM, Los Angeles, Calif.||EAC|
|3||3||FLUOR CORP., Irving, Texas†||EC|
|4||5||KBR INC., Houston, Texas†||EC|
|5||4||TETRA TECH INC., Pasadena, Calif.||E|
|6||7||WOOD, Houston, Texas†||EC|
|7||6||HDR, Omaha, Neb.†||EA|
|8||12||WSP USA, New York, N.Y.||E|
|9||8||STANTEC INC., Irvine, Calif.†||EAL|
|10||9||BURNS & MCDONNELL, Kansas City, Mo.†||EAC|
|11||11||PARSONS CORP., Centreville, Va.||EC|
|12||10||BLACK & VEATCH, Overland Park, Kan.†||EC|
|13||13||ARCADIS NORTH AMERICA/CALLISONRTKL, Highlands Ranch, Colo.†||EA|
|14||15||GENSLER, Los Angeles, Calif.||A|
|15||14||INTERTEK-PSI, Arlington Heights, Ill.†||E|
|16||16||HNTB COS., Kansas City, Mo.||EA|
|17||17||BECHTEL, Reston, Va.†||EC|
|18||31||SNC-LAVALIN INC., Bothell, Wash.†||EC|
|19||18||GOLDER ASSOCIATES CORP., Palm Beach, Fla.†||EC|
|20||19||TRC, Lowell, Mass.||E|