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WILL THE WEAK RECOVERY HOLD?
THE TOP 500
DESIGN FIRMS SOURCEBOOK
TRANSPORTATION
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1,973.8
2 URS CORP. 1,749.7
3 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 1,052.4
4 CH2M HILL 915.4
5 HNTB COS. 819.0
MASS TRANSIT AND RAIL
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 565.7
2 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 485.9
3 URS CORP. 370.0
4 JACOBS 334.1
5 CH2M HILL 233.2
MARINE AND PORT FACILITIES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 125.1
2 CH2M HILL 101.9
3 URS CORP. 54.6
4 KBR 25.0
5 WORLEYPARSONS GROUP INC. 20.5
HIGHWAYS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 766.3
2 URS CORP. 655.9
3 HNTB COS. 446.8
4 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 425.7
5 CH2M HILL 425.0
AIRPORTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 277.2
2 URS CORP. 270.7
3 LOUIS BERGER 88.2
4 PARSONS 79.2
5 HNTB COS. 70.8
BRIDGES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 URS CORP. 398.5
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 239.5
3 HNTB COS. 131.1
4 HDR 113.9
5 GREENMAN-PEDERSEN INC. 103.2
The Top Design Firms in Transportation
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THE TOP 500 DESIGN FIRMS
#01
AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. ranks
at No. 1, URS ranks at No. 2 and
Jacobs ranks at No. 3 for the fourth
consecutive year on the Top 500 list.
KEY TO TYPE OF FIRM
A architect, E engineer, EC engineer-
contractor, AE architect-engineer,
EA engineer-architect, ENV environmen-
tal, GE geotechnical engineer, L landscape
architect, P planner and O other,
Other combinations are possible.
Firms classied themselves.
Companies are ranked according to
revenue for design services performed in
2012 in $ millions (*). Those with subsidiar-
ies are indicated by (). For information on
subsidiaries and where each rm 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.
General Building as a category includes
commercial buildings, ofces,
stores, educational facilities, government
buildings, hospitals, medical facilities,
hotels, apartments, housing, etc.
Hazardous Waste includes
chemical and nuclear waste treatment,
asbestos and lead abatement, etc.
Industrial Process comprises pulp
and paper mills, steel mills, nonferrous
metal reneries, pharmaceutical plants,
chemical plants, food and other processing
plants, etc.
Manufacturing includes auto,
electronic assembly, textile plants, etc.
Petroleum includes reneries,
petrochemical plants, offshore facilities,
pipelines, etc.
Power comprises thermal and hydro-
electric powerplants, waste-to-energy
plants, transmission lines, substations,
cogeneration plants, etc.
Sewerage / Solid Waste includes
sanitary and storm sewers, treatment
plants, pumping plants, incinerators,
industrial waste facilities, etc.
Telecommunications comprises
transmission lines and cabling, towers
and antennae, data centers, etc.
Transportation includes airports,
bridges, roads, canals, locks, dredging,
marine facilities, piers, railroads,
tunnels, etc.
Water Supply includes dams, reservoirs,
transmission pipelines, distribution mains,
irrigation canals, desalination and potability
treatment plants, pumping stations, etc.
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2012 REVENUE $ MIL.
1 1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP., Los Angeles, Calif.

EA 7,277.3 3,549.8 39 0 13 7 5 0 27 8 0
2 2 URS CORP., San Francisco, Calif.

EAC 5,799.4 1,364.7 12 3 6 7 5 19 30 16 0


3 3 JACOBS, Pasadena, Calif. AEC 4,961.9 2,229.8 14 7 6 2 1 50 15 4 1
4 4 FLUOR CORP., Irving, Texas

EC 4,510.7 3,757.8 0 1 4 0 0 90 0 5 0
5 5 CH2M HILL, Englewood, Colo.

EAC 3,576.5 1,455.5 4 3 7 15 17 15 26 12 0


The Top 500 Design Firms
*BASED ON 2012 DESIGN REVENUE FROM TRANSPORTATION AS REPORTED IN ENRS SURVEY OF LEADING CONTRACTORS AND DESIGN FIRMS. SEE ENR.COM FOR EXPANDED LISTINGS.
TRANSMISSION LINES AND AQUEDUCTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 207.2
2 TETRA TECH INC. 191.4
3 BLACK & VEATCH 75.5
4 MWH GLOBAL 67.3
5 URS CORP. 66.7
SANITARY AND STORM SEWERS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 MWH GLOBAL 137.0
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 134.3
3 TETRA TECH INC. 127.0
4 URS CORP. 122.1
5 CH2M HILL 97.0
WATER SUPPLY
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 TETRA TECH INC. 820.0
2 CH2M HILL 541.8
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 533.2
4 URS CORP. 395.4
5 MWH GLOBAL 384.8
CHEMICAL AND SOIL REMEDIATION
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 URS CORP. 620.1
2 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 496.0
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 378.1
4 TETRA TECH INC. 187.9
5 PARSONS 149.5
WATER TREATMENT, DESALINATION PLANTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 CH2M HILL 541.8
2 TETRA TECH INC. 474.7
3 MWH GLOBAL 279.9
4 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 174.9
5 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 174.0
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 CH2M HILL 460.4
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 251.8
3 MWH GLOBAL 250.1
4 URS CORP. 116.2
5 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 109.0
HAZARDOUS WASTE
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 URS CORP. 938.2
2 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 854.0
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 581.7
4 TETRA TECH INC. 550.0
5 CH2M HILL 445.2
SEWERAGE AND SOLID WASTE
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 CH2M HILL 604.2
2 MWH GLOBAL 396.9
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 386.1
4 TETRA TECH INC. 300.0
5 URS CORP. 283.8
DAMS & RESERVOIRS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 URS CORP. 235.5
2 TETRA TECH INC. 154.0
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 151.2
4 HDR 45.8
5 BLACK & VEATCH 38.5
SITE ASSESSMENT AND COMPLIANCE
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 CH2M HILL 330.4
2 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 305.0
3 TETRA TECH INC. 293.3
4 URS CORP. 257.0
5 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 174.5
The Top Design Firms in Environment
1 1 Gensler, San Francisco A 807.14
2 2 AECOM, Los Angeles EA 468.56
3 4 CH2M HILL/IDC Architects, Englewood, CO EAC 387
4 6 Jacobs, Pasadena, CA AEC 361.34
5 3 Perkins+Will, Chicago A 360.30
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ARCHITECTURAL
REVENUE FIRM, U.S. HEADQUARTERS
See the entire Top 300 Architecture Firms list at
architectural record.com/news.
Key to firm types
A Architect
AE Architect Engineer
AP Architect Planner

EAL Engineer Architect Landscape
AEC Architect Engineer Contractor
(not all combinations listed)
TOP 25 U.S. ARCHITECTURE FIRMS OF 2013
Companies are ranked by revenue (in millions of dollars) for architectural services performed in 2012. These data also appear in Engineering News-Records
Top 500 Design Firms list, which, unlike our ranking, also includes engineering-exclusive rms.
*BASED ON 2012 DESIGN REVENUE FROM ENVIRONMENT AS REPORTED IN ENRS SURVEY OF LEADING CONTRACTORS AND DESIGN FIRMS. SEE ENR.COM FOR EXPANDED LISTINGS.
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GENERAL BUILDING
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2,828.8
2 GENSLER 743.3
3 JACOBS 690.3
4 URS CORP. 680.0
5 HDR 373.9
GOVERNMENT OFFICES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 631.8
2 JACOBS 354.2
3 URS CORP. 187.7
4 TETRA TECH INC. 148.2
5 AMEC 121.5
EDUCATION
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 308.2
2 PARSONS 124.5
3 URS CORP. 116.4
4 PERKINS+WILL 79.8
5 CANNON DESIGN 65.5
SPORTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 188.4
2 POPULOUS 77.9
3 HNTB COS. 23.5
4 URS CORP. 22.7
5 HKS INC. 22.4
MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 39.6
2 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 34.4
3 KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES INC. 27.7
4 WDG ARCHITECTURE 20.9
5 URS CORP. 20.4
COMMERCIAL OFFICES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 867.2
2 GENSLER 414.3
3 HOK 138.5
4 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 88.7
5 PERKINS+WILL 87.3
HOTELS, MOTELS & CONVENTION CENTERS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 319.8
2 GENSLER 68.9
3 WATG / WIMBERLY INTERIORS 64.6
4 HKS INC. 31.8
5 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 24.7
HEALTH CARE
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 284.8
2 HDR 207.3
3 PERKINS+WILL 142.8
4 URS CORP. 135.5
5 HKS INC. 134.1
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 70.8
2 HOK 30.7
3 URS CORP. 27.4
4 HDR 22.0
5 DLR GROUP 20.4
RETAIL
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 ARCADIS U.S./RTKL 207.0
2 JACOBS 128.9
3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 118.2
4 KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES INC. 110.7
5 TERRACON CONSULTANTS INC. 88.2
The Top Design Firms in General Building
Construction Manage-
ment-for-Fee/PM Firms
2012 REVENUE IN $ MIL.
RANK FIRM TOTAL REV. INT'L
2013 2012 FIRM TYPE ($ MIL.) REVENUE
3 3 JACOBS, Pasadena, Calif. AEC 1,827.6 850.0
4 4 URS CORP., San Francisco, Calif. EAC 1,757.1 50.7
5 11 JONES LANG LASALLE, Chicago, Ill. CM 1,088.8 585.8
6 6 PARSONS, Pasadena, Calif. EC 997.3 192.1
7 5 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP., Los Angeles, Calif. EA 940.9 461.5
2012 REVENUE IN $ MIL.
RANK DOMESTIC INTL TOTAL
2013 FIRM REVENUE REVENUE REVENUE
1 CH2M HILL, Englewood, Colo. 1,908.4 578.7 2,487.0
2 BECHTEL, San Francisco, Calif. 1,407.0 8.0 1,415.0
3 JACOBS, Pasadena, Calif. 738.8 602.9 1,341.7
4 URS CORP., San Francisco, Calif. 1,227.4 50.7 1,278.1
5 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP., Los Angeles, Calif. 479.4 461.5 940.9
The Top 50 Program
Management Firms
*BASED ON 2012 DESIGN REVENUE FROM GENERAL BUILDING AS REPORTED IN ENRS SURVEY OF LEADING CONTRACTORS AND DESIGN FIRMS. SEE ENR.COM FOR EXPANDED LISTINGS.
POWER
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 973.7
2 THE SHAW GROUP INC. 733.3
3 BLACK & VEATCH 630.6
4 SARGENT & LUNDY LLC 530.5
5 BURNS & MCDONNELL 500.7
TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION PLANTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 290.5
2 BURNS & MCDONNELL 231.9
3 POWER ENGINEERS INC. 200.1
4 BLACK & VEATCH 130.6
5 TRC COS. INC. 115.8
SOLAR POWER
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 44.5
2 BECHTEL 44.0
3 FLUOR CORP. 43.3
4 ZACHRY HOLDINGS INC. 26.2
5 URS CORP. 17.7
HYDRO PLANTS
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 305.6
2 MWH GLOBAL 108.9
3 TETRA TECH INC. 69.2
4 HDR 54.4
5 BLACK & VEATCH 39.5
CO-GENERATION
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 108.5
2 JACOBS 75.8
3 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF 38.4
4 THE BABCOCK & WILCOX CO. 36.7
5 ZACHRY HOLDINGS INC. 25.2
WIND POWER
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 TETRA TECH INC. 85.7
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 26.7
3 STANTEC INC. 23.0
4 SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP. (SAIC) 9.4
5 INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY ALTERNATIVES, LLC 9.0
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COMMERCIAL OFFICES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 GENSLER 251.7
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 92.6
3 SKIDMORE OWINGS & MERRILL LLP 47.7
4 PERKINS+WILL 39.7
5 NBBJ 35.6
EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 PERKINS+WILL 37.0
2 EYP 35.0
3 DLR GROUP 25.0
4 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 24.4
5 LPA INC. 22.6
GOVERNMENT OFFICES
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 57.9
2 PAGESOUTHERLANDPAGE 39.3
3 EYP 32.0
4 BLACK & VEATCH 30.7
5 SKIDMORE OWINGS & MERRILL LLP 30.4
RETAIL
RANK FIRM
$ MIL.
REVENUE
1 GENSLER 27.5
2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP. 24.2
3 STANTEC INC. 16.3
4 KENDALL/HEATON ASSOCIATES INC. 9.2
5 HOK 8.6
Top 5 Green Design Firms by Sector
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2012 GREEN REVENUE
1 1 URS CORP., San Francisco, Calif. 916 494.0 9 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 1 88
2 2 GENSLER, San Francisco, Calif. 1158 409.1 51 68 4 4 2 6 0 8 6 2
3 3 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP., Los Angeles, Calif. 556 242.6 3 48 24 10 11 7 0 0 0 0
4 15 ARUP, New York, N.Y. 204 191.4 78 12 5 6 5 0 4 6 15 47
5 4 HOK, St. Louis, Mo. 752 180.2 44 24 13 6 36 2 1 0 17 2
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*BASED ON 2012 DESIGN REVENUE FROM POWER AS REPORTED IN ENRS SURVEY OF LEADING CONTRACTORS AND DESIGN FIRMS. SEE ENR.COM FOR EXPANDED LISTINGS.
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RANK
2013 2012
2012 REVENUE
1 1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP., Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.A.

EA 7,277.3 3,549.8 39 0 13 7 5 0 27 8 0
2 4 WORLEYPARSONS LTD., North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

EC 6,475.8 4,995.9 1 0 9 2 1 77 3 0 0
3 2 URS CORP., San Francisco, Calif., U.S.A.

EAC 5,799.4 1,364.7 12 3 6 7 5 19 30 16 0


4 3 JACOBS, Pasadena, Calif., U.S.A. AEC 4,961.9 2,229.8 14 7 6 2 1 50 15 4 1
5 6 AMEC PLC, London, U.K.

E 4,875.9 2,670.3 3 1 10 2 1 57 3 4 0
The Top 10 by Market
POWER
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Top 10 Revenue: $3,172.1 Mil.
Sectors Revenue: $6,889.6 Mil.
2013 2012
1 8 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
2 1 WORLEYPARSONS LTD.
3 3 POYRY
4 5 AMEC PLC
5 4 JACOBS
6 2 SNC-LAVALIN INC.
7 6 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF
8 10 BLACK & VEATCH
9 7 AF AB
10 ** FICHTNER GMBH & CO. KG
SEWER / WASTE
RANK
Top 10 Revenue: $1,306.3 Mil.
Sectors Revenue: $2,352.3 Mil.
2013 2012
1 2 MWH GLOBAL
2 3 CH2M HILL
3 1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
4 4 GOLDER ASSOCIATES CORP.
5 ** SAIPEM
6 ** TETRA TECH INC.
7 6 MOTT MACDONALD
8 9 DAR AL-HANDASAH CONSULTANTS
9 10 BLACK & VEATCH
10 ** SMEC
TRANSPORTATION
RANK
Top 10 Revenue: $5,176.0 Mil.
Sectors Revenue: $11,479.8 Mil.
2013 2012
1 1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
2 3 DAR AL-HANDASAH CONSULTANTS
3 7 PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF
4 4 EGIS
5 9 CH2M HILL
6 5 MOTT MACDONALD
7 6 ARUP GROUP LTD.
8 2 ATKINS
9 8 URS CORP.
10 ** WSP + GENIVAR
BUILDING
RANK
Top 10 Revenue: $5,284.2 Mil.
Sectors Revenue: $10,317.5 Mil.
2013 2012
1 1 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
2 2 DAR AL-HANDASAH CONSULTANTS
3 4 ARCADIS NV
4 5 WSP + GENIVAR
5 3 ARUP GROUP LTD.
6 6 RAMBOLL GROUP A/S
7 7 FUGRO NV
8 9 ATKINS
9 8 GRONTMIJ NV
10 ** PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF
WATER
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Top 10 Revenue: $1,902.6 Mil.
Sectors Revenue: $3,534.5 Mil.
2013 2012
1 1 ARCADIS NV
2 2 AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
3 4 MWH GLOBAL
4 3 GRONTMIJ NV
5 5 CH2M HILL
6 ** WSP + GENIVAR
7 6 TETRA TECH INC.
8 7 MOTT MACDONALD
9 ** JACOBS
10 10 BLACK & VEATCH
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