Stantec is #1 for the 9th year in a row among all A/E firms in Building Design + Construction’s 2021 Giants 400 Report

Susan Bender
Jan 18, '22 10:13 AM EST

Global integrated design firm Stantec earns the top spot on Building Design + Construction’s annual Giants 400 Report ranking of the top architecture and engineering firms for the 9th consecutive year. Based on design-specific revenue, the report lists the largest US-based firms—both publicly and privately held—and features individual architecture sector rankings.

“Our ranking at the top of BD+C’s Giants 400 Report reflects our commitment to provide innovative, smart, and sustainable solutions that solve our clients business challenges across a range of markets and geographies,” says Leonard Castro, Stantec’s executive vice president for Buildings. “Our incredibly diverse and talented team is focused on enriching the human experience and well-being of all who occupy the spaces we create.”  

In addition to the #1 overall position for A/E firms, Stantec also earned top 10 rankings in the following architecture and engineering categories:

  • #1 in Government
  • #2 in Industrial
  • #2 in Justice
  • #2 in Reconstruction
  • #2 in Convention Centers
  • #2 in Telecommunications
  • #3 in Office
  • #4 in K-12 Education
  • #5 in Healthcare
  • #5 in Multifamily
  • #5 in Retail
  • #5 in Transit
  • #8 in Hotels
  • #8 in Sports
  • #9 in University
  • #9 in Hospitality
  • #10 in Data Centers
  • #10 in Religion

About Stantec

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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