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2018 GIANTS 300 REPORT: Ranking the nation’s largest AEC firms

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2018 GIANTS 300 REPORT: Ranking the nation’s largest AEC firms

The 42nd annual BD+C Giants 300 report ranks architecture, engineering, and construction firms across more than 20 building sectors and specialty services.


By BD+C Staff | July 11, 2018
Appeagle corporate headquarters by Huntsman Architectural Group

The 16,000-sf corporate headquarters for price-intelligence company Appeagle consolidate the firm’s operations into a dynamic neighborhood and workplace in Jersey City, N.J. The design concept, by Huntsman Architectural Group, was inspired by the live/work lofts and garage origins of technology companies. Photo: Garrett Rowland, courtesy Huntsman Architectural Group

Now in its 42nd year, Building Design+Construction's annual Giants 300 report ranks AEC firms by discipline and across more than 20 building sectors and specialty services. More than 480 U.S.-based architecture, engineering, and construction firms participated in the 2018 Giants 300 report. 

Data for our Giants 300 charts is based on information supplied by the respective firms. Firms are asked to verify the accuracy of their data. The Construction section includes two types of statistics. The Contractors chart reflects revenues for general contracting, design-build, CM at risk, and IPD—projects where all revenues flow through the contractor.

The CM Agent + PM chart lists firms that derive their revenues through fees. In the subsequent market-specific sections (Healthcare, Data Centers, etc.) data labeled “Construction” includes all delivery methods combined (GC, DB, CM at risk, IPD, CM agent, PM).

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Rankings By Discipline

Architecture Giants Report | Sponsored by SageGlass
Top 150 Architecture Firms | Sponsored by SageGlass 
Top 110 Architecture/Engineering Firms | Sponsored by SageGlass 

Engineering Giants Report  | Sponsored by Viega
Top 70 Engineering Firms  | Sponsored by Viega 
Top 35 Engineering/Architecture Firms  | Sponsored by Viega  

Construction Giants Report 
Top 130 Contractor Firms 
Top 80 Construction Management Firms 

 

Rankings by Specialty

Top 200 BIM Architecture + AE Firms
Top 65 BIM Engineering + EA Firms
Top 85 BIM Contractors + CM Firms

Top 160 Green Building Architecture + AE Firms
Top 70 Green Building Engineering + EA Firms
Top 80 Green Building Contractors + CM Firms

Top 100 International Work Architecture + AE Firms
Top 50 International Work Engineering + EA Firms
Top 45 International Work Contractors + CM Firms

Top 195 Reconstruction Work Architecture + AE Firms
Top 80 Reconstruction Work Engineering + EA Firms
Top 125 Reconstruction Work Contractors + CM Firms 

 

Rankings by Building Sector

Airport Terminal Sector Giants Report
Top 45 Airport Architecture + AE Firms
Top 55 Airport Engineering + EA Firms
Top 55 Airport Construction + CM Firms

Top 25 Convention Center Architecture + AE Firms
Top 35 Convention Center Engineering + EA Firms
Top 10 Convention Center Contractors + CM Firms 

Top 115 Cultural Facilities Architecture + AE Firms
Top 70 Cultural Facilities Engineering + EA Firms
Top 70 Cultural Facilities Contractors + CM Firms 

Data Center Sector Giants Report 
Top 40 Data Center Architecture + AE Firms 
Top 55 Data Center Engineering + EA Firms 
Top 45 Data Center Construction + CM Firms 

Top 155 Government Sector Architecture + AE Firms
Top 85 Government Sector Engineering + EA Firms
Top 90 Government Sector Contractors + CM Firms 

Top 60 Federal Government Architecture + AE Firms
Top 50 Federal Government Engineering + EA Firms
Top 40 Federal Government Contractors + CM Firms

Top 85 State Government Architecture + AE Firms
Top 60 State Government Engineering + EA Firms
Top 60 State Government Contractors + CM Firms

Top 130 Local Government Architecture + AE Firms
Top 70 Local Government Engineering + EA Firms
Top 75 Local Government Contractors + CM Firms

Healthcare Sector Trends Report  
Top 160 Healthcare Architecture + AE Firms 
Top 90 Healthcare Engineering + EA Firms  
Top 105 Healthcare Construction + CM Firms 

Hotel Sector Giants Report
Top 110 Hotel Architecture + AE Firms
Top 65 Hotel Engineering + EA Firms
Top 90 Hotel Construction + CM Firms

Top 75 Industrial Sector Architecture + AE Firms
Top 75 Industrial Sector Engineering + EA Firms
Top 95 Industrial Sector Contractors + CM Firms 

K-12 School Sector Giants Report
Top 150 K-12 Architecture + AE Firms
Top 75 K-12 Engineering + EA Firms
Top 90 K-12 Construction + CM Firms

Top 50 Military Sector Architecture + AE Firms
Top 45 Military Sector Engineering + EA Firms
Top 40 Military Sector Contractors + CM Firms 

Multifamily Sector Trends Report | Sponsored by ZIP System sheathing and tape 
Top 150 Multifamily Architecture + AE Firms | Sponsored by ZIP System sheathing and tape 
Top 70 Multifamily Engineering + EA Firms | Sponsored by ZIP System sheathing and tape 
Top 70 Multifamily Construction + CM Firms | Sponsored by ZIP System sheathing and tape 

Office Sector Giants Report
Top 200 Office Architecture + AE Firms
Top 90 Office Engineering + EA Firms 
Top 120 Office Construction + CM Firms

Top 70 Religious Sector Architecture + AE Firms
Top 45 Religious Sector Engineering + EA Firms
Top 45 Religious Sector Contractors + CM Firms

Retail Sector Giants Report
Top 130 Retail Architecture + AE Firms
Top 65 Retail Engineering + EA Firms
Top 90 Retail Construction + CM Firms 

Top 65 Science and Technology Sector Architecture + AE Firms 
Top 55 Science and Technology Sector Engineering + EA Firms 
Top 35 Science and Technology Sector Contractors + CM Firms 

Sports Sector Giants Report
Top 95 Sports Facilities Architecture + AE Firms
Top 60 Sports Facilities Engineering + EA Firms
Top 60 Sports Facilities Contractors + CM Firms 

University Sector Trends Report | Sponsored by Viracon 
Top 175 University Architecture + AE Firms | Sponsored by Viracon 
Top 90 University Engineering + EA Firms | Sponsored by Viracon  
Top 105 University Construction + CM Firms | Sponsored by Viracon 

 

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