BD+C wants to hear about your breakthrough ideas and projects for the Giants 300 report

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey form is now available. But completing the survey is just one way to participate in the July Giants issue. 

March 06, 2014 |
David Barista

Photo: Courtesy Walbridge and SmithGroupJJR

Building Design+Construction's 2014 Giants 300 survey form is now available.

But completing the survey is just one way to participate in the July Giants issue. 

The editors of BD+C welcome your firm’s input for our July issue Giants 300 issue ... we’re looking for trends, analysis, big ideas in any of the following market sectors:






COURTHOUSES (Fed, State, Municipal)

CULTURAL/ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES (Libraries, Concert Halls, Museums, etc.)

DATA CENTERS (good photos, please!)




INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS (Warehouses, manufacturing, etc.)


MILITARY BUILDINGS (Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, Air Force, NASA)



RECONSTRUCTION (Adaptive Reuse, Renovation, Historic Preservation, etc)






As a “Giants 300” firm, we’d like your input, views, and ideas on the following:

• Strategic plans at your firm: New offices? Major hires? M&A? New markets?

• Sense of the market: Which sectors are most vibrant? Which are tanking?

• Major new trends in any of the above categories (not “sustainability”)?

• Demands from clients: What are they looking for? How are you responding?

• Financing innovations, funding issues, solutions? Any clever $$$ techniques?

• Technical or technology breakthroughs? Innovations? What's hot and new?

• Business prospects for rest of 2014, into 2015, preferably by market sector


Send us RECENT photos of your best projects (2013/2014 only – no old projects!), esp. in the target building-type sectors listed above. Please email (10MB or less) or use other means (Dropbox, HighTail, Box,, etc.), with brief info about the project: physical aspects (sq ft, stories, # of rooms, etc), location, client, and all major AEC firms involved on Building Team, including your own: architect, AOR, contractor, SE, MEP, etc.

Don’t waste this valuable opportunity to get free publicity for your firm!

Deadline for Submission: Friday, April 4, 2014 (or keep me posted as to when you would be able to respond). 




David Barista | Building Team Blog
Building Design+Construction
Editorial Director

David Barista is Editorial Director of Building Design+Construction and, properties that combined reach more than 100,000 commercial building professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners. David has covered the U.S. construction industry for more than a decade, previously serving as Editor-in-Chief of BD+C, Professional Builder, Custom Builder, and He has won numerous editorial awards, including six Jesse H. Neal Awards and multiple honors from the Construction Writers Association and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.


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