Celebrating the Best

ZweigWhite’s 2014 Hot Firm List provides a look at firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental industries that posted the highest percentage revenue growth and dollar revenue growth over a three-year period compared with other entrants. The list demonstrates that an economic recovery is well underway: Firms on the list in 2014 boast a median growth rate of 72 percent, up significantly from 44 percent in 2013.

The top 10 Hot Firms are:

  • WSP Global Inc.
  • Surveying and Mapping, LCC (SAM)
  • Landpoint & GATE, Inc. (tie)
  • Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
  • DeNovo Constructors, Inc.
  • Westwood Professional Services
  • Bowman Consulting
  • EN Engineering, LLC
  • Nova Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Buckland & Taylor

Best Firms To Work For

Since the Best Firms To Work For list began in 2001, hundreds of outstanding architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms have been recognized for their ability to inspire their teams to perform at the highest levels. These firms create an environment where employees feel valued, can make a difference, and can clearly see their contribution to the overall mission and success of the firm.

Firms that applied for this ranking were evaluated on firm culture, workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, professional development, and more — from both management and staff perspectives. Following are the top-ranked firms in each category:


  • Davis Bews Design Group, Inc.
  • The Collaborative
  • English + Associates Architects, Inc.

Civil Engineering

  • Bowers + Kubota Consulting, Inc.
  • Nitsch Engineering, Inc.
  • Choice One Engineering Corporation


  • EHS Support
  • All4 Inc.
  • Comprehensive Environmental, Inc.


  • Bowers + Kubota Consulting, Inc.
  • Garver
  • CRW Engineering Group, LLC

Structural Engineering

  • Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • Structura, Inc.
  • Finley Engineering Group, Inc.

View the full list of 2014 Hot Firms at www.zweigwhite.com/awards/the-zweig-letter-hot-firm-list/2014_winners.php.

Both Hot Firms and Best Firms To Work For winners will be celebrated at the all new Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference, Sept. 25-26, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (www.zweigwhite.com/conference). Civil + Structural Engineer will provide expanded coverage of the award winners in the October 2014 issue.

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