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2021 University Giants: Top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the higher education sector

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2021 University Giants: Top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the higher education sector

Gensler, AECOM, Turner Construction, and CannonDesign head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest university sector architecture, engineering, and construction firms, as reported in the 2021 Giants 400 Report.


By BD+C Staff | August 26, 2021
2021 University Giants - Top architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the higher education sector Photo 2021 Feinknopf Photography Brad Feinknopf, courtesy Flad Architects

Pictured: Engineering lab space at Purdue University’s newly renovated and expanded Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building. The project, which includes 125,000 sf of new construction and 37,000 sf of renovated space, serves as the new home for Purdue’s College of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. The project team included Flad Architects, MSKTD and Associates, and Pepper Construction. Photo © 2021 Feinknopf Photography/Brad Feinknopf, courtesy Flad Architects 

  

Gensler, AECOM, Turner Construction, and CannonDesign head BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest university sector architecture, engineering, and construction firms, as reported in the 2021 Giants 400 Report.

 


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• Top 150 University Sector Architecture and AE Firms for 2021
• Top 85 University Sector Engineering and EA Firms for 2021
• Top 85 University Sector Contractors and CM Firms for 2021

Top 150 University Sector Architecture and AE Firms for 2021
  FIRM 2020 REVENUE
1 Gensler $73,908,414
2 CannonDesign $63,000,000
3 Smithgroup $54,253,141
4 Kohn Pedersen Fox $34,348,492
5 Perkins and Will $33,000,000
6 HMC Architects $27,957,447
7 Mithun $25,543,367
8 DLR Group $25,250,000
9 Stantec $24,977,507
10 Ayers Saint Gross $24,469,216
11 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill $22,743,412
12 Perkins Eastman $22,405,259
13 Flad Architects $21,520,000
14 Page $21,512,816
15 HKS $20,698,923
16 EYP $17,193,018
17 HED $16,900,000
18 SLAM $16,555,223
19 Shepley Bulfinch $16,541,130
20 HDR $16,312,748
21 Huckabee $14,919,023
22 Hord Coplan Macht $14,246,253
23 LPA $13,690,986
24 RDG Planning & Design $13,269,899
25 Diamond Schmitt Architects $12,935,170
26 Clark Nexsen $11,440,000
27 ZGF Architects $11,010,010
28 Moseley Architects $10,852,963
29 NBBJ $9,900,000
30 BWBR $9,802,541
31 RRMM Architects $9,682,153
32 CO Architects $8,600,828
33 Huitt-Zollars $8,498,529
34 Davis Brody Bond $8,252,541
35 Steinberg Hart $7,152,348
36 Goodwyn Mills Cawood $7,110,782
37 BSA LifeStructures $6,784,154
38 BHDP Architecture $6,752,462
39 PBK $6,717,000
40 KZF Design $6,157,184
41 Hastings+Chivetta Architects $6,148,819
42 Kirksey Architecture $5,832,219
43 HOK $5,801,000
44 LS3P Associates $5,625,447
45 HGA $5,360,127
46 Ennead Architects $5,302,633
47 Ratio Design $5,256,315
48 Carrier Johnson + Culture $5,213,779
49 Interior Architects $5,132,148
50 Cooper Carry $5,077,674
51 NAC Architecture $5,052,713
52 Kahler Slater $5,000,000
53 LaBella Associates $4,340,000
54 LMN Architects $4,315,629
55 FXCollaborative $4,090,133
56 JLG Architects $4,034,338
57 CetraRuddy Architecture $3,945,237
58 Quinn Evans $3,712,908
59 GBBN $3,575,000
60 Solomon Cordwell Buenz $3,459,759
61 JCJ Architecture $3,441,777
62 Leo A Daly $3,340,670
63 Woolpert $3,103,299
64 Hanbury $3,073,118
65 Sasaki $2,963,592
66 PGAL $2,836,000
67 Moody Nolan $2,821,220
68 Baskervill $2,749,542
69 EwingCole $2,500,000
70 Legat Architects $2,465,000
71 Spiezle Architectural Group $2,408,000
72 NORR $2,340,039
73 Champlin Architecture $2,191,156
74 Little Diversified Architectural Consulting $2,181,059
75 RSP Architects $2,136,000
76 FGM Architects $2,110,213
77 McMillan Pazdan Smith $1,907,938
78 Ashley McGraw Architects $1,796,974
79 Lawrence Group $1,792,880
80 Urbahn Architects $1,739,013
81 CPL $1,676,100
82 Design Collaborative $1,643,426
83 BLDD Architects $1,559,645
84 Grimm + Parker Architects $1,533,298
85 Wendel $1,516,694
86 Orcutt | Winslow $1,512,037
87 Cooper Robertson $1,435,332
88 Clark & Enersen $1,326,822
89 H2M Architects + Engineers $1,294,465
90 Hollis + Miller Architects $1,167,433
91 AE Works Ltd. $1,106,526
92 Fanning Howey Associates $1,089,912
93 Taylor Design $1,082,000
94 Corgan $1,041,877
95 Finegold Alexander Architects $1,025,379
96 GWWO Architects $997,603
97 Cuningham $995,928
98 TETER $922,782
99 Lunz Group, The $838,335
100 HuntonBrady Architects $776,707
101 Populous $754,596
102 Hafer $752,208
103 Curtis + Ginsberg Architects $750,000
104 SchenkelShultz Architecture $737,974
105 DLZ Corp. $733,083
106 PCA $715,488
107 CSArch $680,003
108 Elkus Manfredi Architects $667,000
109 Miller Dunwiddie $662,227
110 Bermello Ajamil & Partners $634,247
111 ThenDesign Architetcure $630,000
112 Dattner Architects $619,784
113 Cromwell Architects Engineers $557,832
114 HBG Design $535,000
115 KCBA Architects $527,000
116 SGA | NarmourWright Design $515,232
117 JRS Architect $500,000
118 Eppstein Uhen Architects $440,000
119 Think Architecture $430,000
120 Plunkett Raysich Architects $422,131
121 Emersion Design $373,828
122 Performa $346,000
123 Blair + Mui Dowd Architects $335,979
124 BCA Architects & Engineers $250,000
125 AHL $248,256
126 GSB $227,400
127 GRW $224,009
128 SHP $220,000
129 Dyer Brown & Associates $217,176
130 CallisonRTKL $206,783
131 //3877 $200,000
132 Ware Malcomb $184,924
133 Body Lawson Associates $177,264
134 Gresham Smith $155,673
135 Hoefer Welker $138,000
136 Larson Design Group $134,574
137 Studio+ $115,797
138 REES $113,036
139 CTA Architects $109,393
140 Progressive AE $86,141
141 BBS Architects $76,750
142 SEI Design Group Architects $73,201
143 Brownstone $67,166
144 HMFH Architects $64,914
145 Garmann Miller & Associates $64,700
146 DLA Architects $30,452
147 CBRE $27,766
148 Becker Morgan Group $24,235
149 NSPJ Architects $20,000
150 Smallwood $17,689
151 AE Design Group $15,000
152 MKM Architecture + Design $9,215

SOURCE: 2021 Giants 400 Report

 

 

Top 85 University Sector Engineering and EA Firms for 2021
  FIRM 2020 REVENUE
1 AECOM $95,600,000
2 Jacobs $42,350,000
3 Arup $27,129,939
4 RMF Engineering $25,000,000
5 IMEG Corp. $21,774,063
6 NV5 Global $20,633,000
7 Affiliated Engineers Inc. $19,810,565
8 Salas O'Brien $17,299,900
9 Buro Happold $17,190,000
10 WSP USA $15,981,956
11 Thornton Tomasetti $14,752,885
12 Vanderweil Engineers $14,553,600
13 Burns & McDonnell $13,762,712
14 P2S $13,106,015
15 EXP $12,800,170
16 Alfa Tech Consulting Engineers $10,000,000
17 Dewberry $9,250,871
18 KPFF Consulting Engineers $8,979,000
19 Langan $8,000,000
20 Walter P Moore $7,609,172
21 CMTA $7,188,565
22 Jensen Hughes $6,756,405
23 Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates $6,260,000
24 CDM Smith $5,242,541
25 M/E Engineering $5,123,700
26 Ross & Baruzzini $5,000,000
27 HEAPY $4,970,662
28 Syska Hennessy Group $4,441,588
29 Newcomb & Boyd $3,852,854
30 GMB Architecture + Engineering $3,625,677
31 Spectrum Engineers $3,576,209
32 Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers $3,524,865
33 I.C. Thomasson Associates $3,046,454
34 Morrison Hershfield $2,987,085
35 H.F. Lenz $2,603,407
36 Jaros, Baum & Bolles $2,526,466
37 Peter Basso Associates $2,500,000
38 JQ Engineering $2,490,322
39 TLC Engineering Solutions $2,479,000
40 Shive-Hattery $2,477,320
41 Karpinski Engineering $2,420,000
42 Kohler Ronan $2,359,374
43 SSOE Group $2,298,666
44 Bala Consulting Engineers $2,214,000
45 Cushing Terrell $2,151,782
46 Farnsworth Group $2,102,376
47 Bridgers & Paxton Consulting Engineers $2,083,115
48 LBYD $1,995,490
49 Dunham Associates $1,750,000
50 AKF Group $1,630,000
51 Mazzetti $1,573,850
52 Architectural Engineers $1,548,084
53 Olsson $1,339,973
54 ME Engineers $1,311,000
55 MHP Structural Engineers $1,143,217
56 Magnusson Klemencic Associates $1,115,467
57 RMH Group, The $1,076,881
58 Specialized Engineering Solutions $1,050,000
59 Osborn Engineering $1,000,000
60 Highland Associates $900,000
61 Primera Engineers $884,979
62 STV $651,291
63 TEECOM $601,439
64 Arora Engineers $594,291
65 raSmith $544,388
66 GRAEF $517,895
67 SchraderGroup $490,475
68 Schaefer $464,627
69 EAPC Architects Engineers $432,157
70 Smith Seckman Reid $431,410
71 ThermalTech Engineering $410,000
72 DeSimone Consulting Engineers $383,490
73 PS&S $306,100
74 Wallace Design Collective $300,000
75 Allen + Shariff $295,568
76 New York Engineers $179,421
77 KCL Engineering $174,759
78 Kohrs Lonnemann Heil Engineers $171,914
79 SSC Engineering $164,761
80 PBS Engineers $150,000
81 McKinstry $150,000
82 DHE Engineering $126,861
83 French & Parrello Associates $89,869
84 VJS Construction Services $47,000
85 JP Harvey Engineering Solutions $43,120
86 Paradigm Structural Engineers $41,108
87 Davis, Bowen & Friedel $20,984

SOURCE: 2021 Giants 400 Report  Note: STV was added on 9/2/21.

 

 

Top 85 University Sector Contractors and CM Firms for 2021
  FIRM 2020 REVENUE
1 Turner Construction $1,477,400,323
2 DPR Construction $673,283,000
3 Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., The $402,828,659
4 Gilbane Building Company $387,191,000
5 McCarthy Holdings $354,591,316
6 PCL Construction $333,048,992
7 STO Building Group $332,250,000
8 Shawmut Design and Construction $270,027,183
9 Messer Construction $261,265,924
10 AECOM $246,200,000
11 C.W. Driver Companies $192,936,364
12 CORE Construction Group $187,863,169
13 Hensel Phelps $187,549,313
14 Pepper Construction $186,059,655
15 Suffolk Construction $163,648,068
16 Walsh Group, The $163,607,061
17 Swinerton $159,943,127
18 Balfour Beatty US $156,546,453
19 Granger Construction $151,719,221
20 Skanska USA $139,831,582
21 BartonMalow $126,145,496
22 Webcor $125,497,730
23 Sundt Construction $122,873,650
24 Hoffman Construction $110,548,123
25 Austin Industries $107,529,970
26 Andersen Construction $98,000,000
27 JE Dunn $89,338,888
28 Holder Construction $85,000,000
29 Lease Crutcher Lewis $84,139,532
30 LeChase Construction Services $83,810,403
31 Rodgers Builders $78,512,578
32 Hunter Roberts Construction $77,633,000
33 Blach Construction $77,000,000
34 Walbridge $73,553,319
35 Orcutt | Winslow $73,453,610
36 Yates Companies, The $73,342,000
37 W.E. O'Neil Construction $65,202,502
38 Clark Group $61,358,612
39 Mortenson $58,098,000
40 Rogers-O'Brien Construction $58,039,311
41 Manhattan Construction Group $49,900,610
42 Haselden Construction $49,886,355
43 Nabholz $49,833,993
44 Brasfield & Gorrie $47,095,130
45 Jacobs $43,998,000
46 Saunders Construction $42,861,590
47 Hoar Construction $38,094,000
48 Boldt Company, The $35,351,000
49 Hill & Wilkinson General Contractors $33,636,709
50 Miron Construction $29,899,083
51 McKinstry $29,000,000
52 Robins & Morton $24,856,876
53 New South Construction $19,972,000
54 Doster Construction $19,701,958
55 Weitz Company, The $19,433,500
56 Fortis Construction $19,147,114
57 Joeris General Contractors $18,315,156
58 Columbia $18,000,000
59 Kraus-Anderson Construction $15,000,000
60 Hagerman Group, The $15,000,000
61 McCownGordon Construction $14,219,099
62 Juneau Construction $13,009,497
63 Clancy & Theys Construction $12,194,607
64 James G. Davis Construction $11,284,736
65 Bette Companies, The $9,949,864
66 Wendel $9,878,230
67 JLL $9,518,772
68 STV $9,314,516
69 Clune Construction $8,690,626
70 CMTA $8,394,087
71 Hill International $7,700,899
72 Sachse Construction $7,000,000
73 VJS Construction Services $6,824,000
74 Wohlsen Construction Company $5,596,000
75 CBRE $4,840,749
76 Paric Holdings $4,800,870
77 BlueScope Construction $4,566,997
78 Lendlease $4,497,515
79 Power Construction $4,000,000
80 Batson-Cook $3,753,143
81 McDonough Bolyard Peck $3,243,025
82 Executive Construction $2,500,000
83 HITT Contracting $2,257,018
84 KCI Technologies $1,343,100
85 Cotter Consulting $984,238
86 SLAM $553,673
87 Choate Construction $523,388
88 JLG Architects $250,000
89 Ryan Companies US / Ryan A+E $236,697
90 KBE Building Corp. $115,764
91 Brownstone $81,338

SOURCE: 2021 Giants 400 Report  Note: STV was added on 9/2/21.

 

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