2020 will likely be remembered as the year that changed everything—marked by a global pandemic, a hectic election cycle and social change. Yet in spite of it all, many Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) firms have managed to thrive, riding the waves of uncertainty and resetting their course.

The Hinge Research Institute’s newly released 2021 High Growth Study: AEC Edition tells their story. The study opens with data that reviews the industry as a whole, comparing AEC firm performance and trends to other professional services industries. Then it takes a closer look at the fastest growing AEC firms. The report compares high growth AEC firms (those having a compound annual growth rate of 20% or greater over a three-year assessment period) against their slower, no growth peers.

About the Study

Firms of all sizes were represented in the study, and it included companies from across the globe, with the vast majority of firms doing business in the United States. The analysis covers 281 AEC firms, representing a combined revenue of $75 billion and more than 90,000 employees.

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Additional Resources

Want to see the full results of the 2021 High Growth Study: AEC Edition? Purchase the full report here.