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2019 ENR Rankings

Terracon 2019 ENR Rankings Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, has continued a pattern of growth and market presence expansion as evidenced in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual listings of The Top 500 Design Firms and Sourcebook rankings.

Terracon’s current national rankings reflect our continued excellence in many key areas:

  • ENR Top 500 Design Firms: 24
  • ENR Top 200 Environmental Firms: 60
  • ENR Top 20 General Building: 12
  • ENR Telecommunications: 17
  • ENR Top 100 Pure Designers: 10
  • ENR Top 150 Global Design Firms: 56
  • Education: 14
  • Multi-Unit Residential: 12
  • Retail: 16
  • Commercial Offices: 8
  • Hotels, Motels and Convention Centers: 15
  • Distribution and Warehouses: 2
  • Transportation: 35
  • Highways: 24
  • Airports: 23
  • Power: 26
  • Solar Power: 3
  • Transmission and Distribution: 21
  • Pipelines: 18
  • Petroleum: 40
  • Water Supply: 39
  • Sewerage and Waste: 50
  • Hazardous Waste: 16
  • Chemical and Soil Remediation: 15
  • Site Assessment and Compliance: 9
  • Asbestos and Lead Abatement: 1
  • Industrial Process: 29
  • Manufacturing: 26
  • Towers and Antennae: 8
  • Chemical Plants: 16
  • Data Centers: 10
  • Mining: 9

ENR ranked Terracon #1 in Asbestos/Lead Abatement for the seventh consecutive year.

Significant upward movement for Terracon in the Top Design Firms regional listings includes rising to #10 in Intermountain, #11 in Southwest, #35 in California, and #38 in MidAtlantic. Terracon was listed for the first time for the New York Region, debuting at #60.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 4,500 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states.

 

 


2018 ENR Rankings

Terracon, a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services, has continued a pattern of growth and market presence expansion as evidenced in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) annual listings of The Top 500.

Terracon has advanced in each of the following national rankings:

  • Top 500 Design Firms - #24 (up from #30)
  • Top 100 Pure Designers - #9 (up from #12)
  • Telecommunications - #14 (up from #25)
  • Retail - #5 (up from #6)
  • Commercial Offices - #13 (up from #17)
  • Transportation – #36 (up from #41)
  • Power - #25 (up from #30)

ENR ranked Terracon #1 in Asbestos/Lead Abatement for the sixth consecutive year.

 

 


2017 ENR rankings

Engineering News-Record has announced rankings in its listing of the Top Design Firms.
Terracon ranks as the following in 2017:

Top 500 Design Firms  #30

Top 500 Design Firms – General Building #12

  • Education  #14
  • Multi-Unit Residential #15
  • Retail #6
  • Commercial Offices #17
  • Distribution and Warehouses #2

Top 500 Design Firms – Transportation #41

Top 500 Design Firms – Power #30

  • Solar Power #2
  • Transmission and Distribution  #15

Top 500 Design Firms – Environment

  • Water Supply #43
  • Hazardous Waste #15
  • Asbestos and Lead Abatement Design #1
  • Site Assessment and Compliance #7

Top 500 Design Firms – Manufacturing, Telecom

  • Industrial Process #45
  • Manufacturing #33

Top 200 Environmental #63

Top 150 Global Design Firms  #62

Top 100 Pure Designers  #12

Engineering News-Record Southwest Ranking
Top Design Firms  #14
Top Nevada Design Firms #7
Top Arizona Design Firms #16
Top New Mexico Design Firms #13
General Building #12

Engineering News-Record Southeast Rankings
Top Design Firms  #8
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #4
Top Education #9
Top Transportation #19
Top Alabama Design Firms #5
Top Florida Design Firms #14
Top Georgia Design Firms #8
Top North Carolina Design Firms #10
Top South Carolina Design Firms #4

Engineering News-Record Midwest Rankings
Top Design Firms #7
Top Power #6
Top Commercial #9
Top Iowa Design Firms #1
Top Kansas Design Firms #2
Top Kentucky Design Firms #8
Top Minnesota Design Firms #5
Top Missouri Design Firms #8
Top Nebraska Design Firms #2

Engineering News-Record Northwest Rankings
Top Northwest Design Firms #14
Top Portland Design Firms #20
Top General Building  #7
Top Washington Design Firms #12
Top Hazardous Waste #3

Engineering News-Record California Rankings
Top Design Firms  #46
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #11

Engineering News-Record Texas and Louisiana Rankings
Top Design Firms  #6
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #3
Top General Building Design Firms #7
Top Multi-Unit Residential #3
Top Education #8
Top Retail #2
Top Commercial #7
Top Louisiana Design Firms #10

Engineering News-Record Colorado and Wyoming Rankings
Top Design Firms  #6
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #4
Top Colorado Design Firms #11*
Top General Building Design Firms #8*
Top Wyoming Design Firms #8*
Top Transportation #11
Top Water Supply #14

Engineering News-Record Intermountain Ranking
Top Design Firms  #14
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #4
Top Transportation #11

Engineering News-Record New England Ranking
Top Design Firms  #35
*Indicates 2016 ranking.

 

 


2017 Regional ENR Rankings

Engineering News-Record has announced rankings in its listing of the Top Design Firms regionally.
Terracon ranks as the following in 2017:

 

Engineering News-Record Southwest Ranking

  • Top Design Firms: 14
  • Top Nevada Firms: 7
  • Top Arizona Firms: 16 
  • Top New Mexico Firms: 13 
  • Top General Building: 12 

Engineering News-Record Southeast Rankings

  • Top Design Firm: 8
  • Top Florida Design Firms: 14
  • Top Georgia Design Firms: 8
  • Top North Carolina Firms: 10
  • Top South Carolina Firms: 4
  • Top Alabama Firms: 5
  • Top Environmental and Geotechnical Firms: 4
  • Education/Research: 9
  • Transportation: 19

Engineering News-Record Midwest Rankings

  • Top Design Firm: 7
  • Top Iowa Design Firms: 1
  • Top Kansas Design Firms: 2
  • Top Kentucky Firms: 8
  • Top Minnesota Firms: 5
  • Top Missouri Firms: 8
  • Top Nebraska Firms: 2
  • Power: 6
  • Commercial:

Engineering News-Record California Rankings

  • Top Design Firm: 46
  • Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering: 11

Engineering News-Record Texas and Louisiana Rankings

  • Top Design Firm: 6
  • Top Louisiana Design Firms: 10
  • General Building: 7
  • Education: 8
  • Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering: 3
  • Commercial:
  • Retail: 2
  • Multi-Unit Residential: 3

Engineering News-Record Intermountain Ranking

  • Top Design Firm: 14
  • Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering: 4
  • Transportation: 11

Engineering News-Record Colorado and Wyoming Rankings

  • Top Design Firm: 6
  • Commercial: 14
  • Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering: 4
  • Transportation: 11
  • Water Supply: 14

2016 ENR rankings

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rankings in its listing of the
Top Design Firms.
Terracon ranks as the following in 2016:

 

 

 

 

Top 500 Design Firms  #32

Top 500 Design Firms - General Building  #12

  • Education #16
  • Retail #5
  • Multi-Unit Residential #9
  • Commercial Offices #10
  • Distribution and Warehouses #4

Top 500 Design Firms - Transportation #37

Top 500 Design Firms - Power #32

  • Solar Power #5
  • Wind Power #10
  • Transmission and Distribution Plants #21

Top 500 Design Firms - Petroleum #47

  • Pipelines #20

Top 500 Design Firms - Environment

  • Water Supply #48
  • Sewerage and Solid Waste #48
  • Hazardous Waste #23
  • Solid Waste #10
  • Asbestos and Lead Abatement Design #1

Top 500 Design Firms - Manufacturing, Telecom

  • Industrial Process #39
  • Manufacturing #33
  • Telecommunications #16
  • Towers and Antennae #8

Top 200 Environmental #59

Top 150 Global Design Firms  #63*

Top 100 Pure Designers  #16

Engineering News-Record Southwest Ranking
Top Design Firms  #10

Engineering News-Record Southeast Rankings
Top Design Firms  #9
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #3
Top General Building Design Firms #7
Top Georgia Design Firms #7
Top North Carolina Design Firms #10
Top South Carolina Design Firms #6

Engineering News-Record Midwest Rankings
Top Design Firms #16
Top Missouri Design Firms #7
Top Ohio Design Firms #12
Top South Carolina Design Firms #6

Engineering News-Record California Rankings
Top Design Firms  #41
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #10

Engineering News-Record Texas and Louisiana Rankings
Top Design Firms  #11
Top Environmental and Geotechnical Design Firms #4
Top General Building Design Firms #4
Top Multi-Unit Residential #5
Top Education #8
Top Retail #2

Engineering News-Record Colorado and Wyoming Rankings
Top Design Firms  #10
Top Colorado Design Firms #11
Top General Building Design Firms #8
Top Wyoming Design Firms #8

Engineering News-Record Intermountain Ranking
Top Design Firms  #14
*Indicates 2015 ranking.