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California Construction 2010 Top Design Firms

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Having the ability to offer clients a complete menu of services is a major reason why this year’s top design firm AECOM has consistently outperformed other design fi rms in terms of revenue. In fact, all of the executives California Construction interviewed for this article on the state’s top design firms for 2010 cited service diversity as a key factor in their success.

 


California Construction 2010 Top Design Firms
Rank Firm Phone / Location Website Market Sector Regional Revenue
($Mil)
2010 2009
1 1 AECOM Technology Corporation *
213-593-8000 | Los Angeles, CA
www.aecom.com
General Building: 53% Transportation: 26% Hazardous Waste: 8% 540.00
2 2 CH2M HILL
714-429-2000 | Santa Ana, CA
www.ch2mhill.com
Hazardous Waste: 27.78% Water Supply: 20.02% Transportation: 18.02% 245.55
3 3 HDR
402-399-1000 | Omaha, NE
www.hdrinc.com
Transportation: 35.28% General Building: 25.37% Water Supply: 19.92% 190.76
4 6 Parsons Brinckerhoff *
415-243-4600 | San Francisco, CA
www.pbworld.com
Transportation: 80.5% General Building: 5.81% Water Supply: 7.31% 153.30
5 4 Stantec
949-923-6940 | Irvine, CA
www.stantec.com
Petroleum: 42.22% General Building: 29.01% Transportation: 7.61% 129.19
6 5 Gensler
415-433-3700 |San Francisco, CA
www.gensler.com
Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 2.48% 125.55
7 ** RBF Consulting
949-472-3505 | Irvine, CA
www.rbf.com
General Building: 33.39% Transportation: 25.22% Water Supply: 20.48% 114.25
8 ** Arup
415-957-9445 | San Francisco, CA
www.arup.com
General Building: 76.99% Transportation: 20.12% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 2.48% 96.90
9 8 Jacobs *
714-327-1600 | Santa Ana, CA
www.jacobs.com

General Building: 55% Power: 10%
Transportation: 10%

89.00
10 7 HMC Architects
213-542-8300 | Los Angeles, CA
www.hmcarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 79.70
11 9 Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum (HOK)
310-838-9555 | Culver City, CA
www.hok.com
General Building: 51.54% Transportation: 46.51% Other: 1.95% 66.40
12 34 Fentress Architects
213-250-6600 | Santa Monica, CA
www.fentressarchitects.com
Transportation: 94.44% General Building: 5.56% 66.20
13 15 SmithGroup
415-227-0100 |San Francisco, CA
www.smithgroup.com
General Building: 100% 62.00
14 19 KMD Architects *
415-398-5191 | San Francisco, CA
www.kmdarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 50.52
15 11 LPA, Inc.
949-261-1001 |Irvine, CA
www.lpainc.com
General Building: 99.4% Power: 0.6% 50.31
16 30 KTGY Group, Inc.
949-851-2133 | Irvine, CA
www.ktgy.com
General Building: 88.97% Transportation: 1.1% 48.00
17 ** TMAD TAYLOR & GAINES
626-351-8881 | Pasadena, CA
www.ttgcorp.com
General Building: 78.33% Transportation: 13.54% Water Supply: 2.88% 47.26
18 10 Anshen+Allen
415-882-9500 |San Francisco, CA
www.anshen.com
General Building: 99.37% Other: 0.63% 43.76
19 16 BKF Engineers
650-482-6300 | Redwood City, CA
General Building: 40.29% Other: 59.71% 43.46
20 54 Hatch Mott MacDonald
925-469-8010 | Pleasanton, CA
www.hatchmott.com
Transportation: 80.56% Water Supply: 13.35% Sewerage/Solid Waste: 6.08% 39.32
21 22 Lionakis
916-558-1900 | Sacramento, CA
www.lionakis.com
General Building: 99.44% Transportation: 0.31% General Building: 100% 37.75
22 28 HGA Architects and Engineers
916-787-5100 | Sacramento, CA
www.hga.com
General Building: 100% 36.40
23 39 Cannon Design
310-229-2700 | Los Angeles, CA
www.cannondesign.com
Manufacturing: 0.26% 35.58
24 17 ZGF Architects
213-617-1901 |Los Angeles, CA
www.zgf.com
General Building: 98.59% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 1.41% 35.50
25 29 T.Y. Lin International
415-291-3700 | San Francisco, CA
www.tylin.com
Transportation: 100% 32.45
26 20 Processes Unlimited International Inc.
661-396-3770 | Bakersfield, CA
www.prou.com
Petroleum: 69.24% Industrial Process: 18.76% Power: 12% 32.28
27 21 Nolte Associates, Inc. *
916-641-9100 |Sacramento, CA
www.nolte.com
General Building: 29.3% Transportation: 27.27% Water Supply: 25.25% 31.90
28 27 David Evans and Associates, Inc. *
909-481-5750 | Ontario, CA
www.deainc.com
Transportation: 70.3% Power: 3% Sewerage/Solid Waste: 1.7% 30.47
29 23 NTD Architecture
858-565-4440 | San Diego, CA
www.ntd.com
General Building: 100% 30.24
30 26 gkkworks *
949-250-1500 | Irvine, CA
www.gkkworks.com
General Building: 100% 27.55
31 38 Degenkolb Engineers
415-392-6952 | San Francisco, CA
www.degenkolb.com
General Building: 81.3% Manufacturing: 11.42% Power: 7.28% 26.67
32 13 Perkins+Will
415-856-3000 | San Francisco, CA
www.perkinswill.com
General Building: 90.19% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 9.81% 24.86
33 31 DLR Group WWCOT *
310-828-0040 | Santa Monica, CA
www.dlrgroup.com
General Building: 100% 24.84
34 31 Leighton Group, Inc.
949-477-4040 | Irvine, CA
www.leightongroup.com
General Building: 34.27% Transportation: 15.32% Water Supply: 12.5% 24.80
35 25 MVE & Partners, Inc. / MVE Institutional, Inc.
949-809-3388 | Irvine, CA
www.mve-architects.com
General Building: 100% 23.44
36 35 Steinberg Architects *
408-295-5446 | San Jose, CA
www.steinbergarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 23.11
37 24 Syska Hennessy Group
310-312-0200 | Los Angeles, CA
www.syska.com
General Building: 51.11% Transportation: 21.79% Telecommunications: 20.04% 22.95
38 37 CO Architects
323-525-0500 | Los Angeles, CA
www.coarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 22.66
39 40 Ratcliff
510-899-6400 | Emeryville, CA
www.ratcliffarch.com
General Building: 100% 21.80
40 45 HKS Architects, Inc.
310-788-7700 | Beverly Hills, CA
www.hksinc.com
General Building: 100% 20.70
41 65 Perkowitz+Ruth Architects *
562-628-8000 | Long Beach, CA
www.prarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 20.50
42 33 RBB Architects Inc.
310-473-3555 | Los Angeles, CA
www.rbbinc.com
General Building: 100% 20.45
43 ** Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch
415-362-3266 | San Francisco, CA
www.mazzetti.com
General Building: 97.33% Telecommunications: 2.67% 20.01
44 44 Lee, Burkhart, Liu, Inc.
310-829-2249 | Marina del Rey, CA
www.lblarch.com
General Building: 100% 18.20
45 41 Penfield & Smith
805-963-9532 | Santa Barbara, CA
www.penfieldsmith.com
General Building: 100% 18.15
46 62 International Parking Design *
818-986-1494 | Sherman Oaks, CA
www.ipd-global.com
General Building: 100% 18.00
47 55 Leo A Daly *
213-629-0100 | Los Angeles, CA
www.leoadaly.com
General Building: 64.23% Transportation: 35.45% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 0.32% 17.02
48 53 TAYLOR
949-574-1325 | Newport Beach, CA
www.taa1.com
General Building: 100% 16.10
49 12 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
415-981-1555 | San Francisco, CA
www.som.com
General Building: 96.88% Transportation: 3.13% 16.00
50 ** DES Architects + Engineers
650-364-6453 | Redwood City, CA
www.des-ae.com
General Building: 100% 15.41
51 49 Callison *
310-394-8460 | Santa Monica, CA
www.callison.com
General Building: 85% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 15% 14.50
52 42 Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
619-239-2353 | San Diego, CA
www.carrierjohnson.com
General Building: 100% 14.19
53 32 Ware Malcomb
949-660-9128 | Irvine, CA
www.waremalcomb.com
General Building: 82.35% Manufacturing: 8.01% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 6.83% 13.34
54 ** Nadel, Inc.
310-826-2100 | Los Angeles, CA
www.nadelarc.com
General Building: 100% 13.00
55 50 DGA planning | architecture I interiors
architecture I interiors
650-943-1660 | Mountain View, CA
www.dgaonline.com
General Building: 50.15% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 33.52% Industrial Process: 12.35% 12.94
56 48 Harley Ellis Devereaux
213-542-4500 | Los Angeles, CA
www.harleyellisdevereaux.com
General Building: 100% 12.80
57 ** WRNS Studio
415-489-2224 | San Francisco, CA
www.wrnsstudio.com
General Building: 89.48% Transportation: 4.11% Other: 6.42% 12.75
58 57 LEE & RO, Inc. *
626-912-3391 | City of Industry, CA
www.lee-ro.com
Sewerage/Solid Waste: 65% Water Supply: 35% 12.66
59 54 STUDIOS Architecture
415-398-7575 | San Francisco, CA
www.studiosarchitecture.com
General Building: 92.21% Manufacturing: 7.79% 11.55
60 59 Nichols, Melburg and Rossetto Architects
530-222-3300 | Redding, CA
www.nmrdesign.com
General Building: 100% 11.00
61 51 X-nth
858-597-0555 | San Diego, CA
www.x-nth.com
General Building: 42.1% Other: 57.9% 10.63
62 43 Langdon Wilson International
213-250-1186 | Los Angeles, CA
www.langdonwilson.com
General Building: 100% 10.57
63 72 Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
510-428-2907 | Emeryville, CA
www.wje.com
General Building: 72.46% Transportation: 13% Petroleum: 0.72% 10.48
64 ** Boulder Associates Architects
916-492-8796 |Sacramento, CA
www.boulderassociates.com
General Building: 100% 8.91
65 80 Dreyfuss & Blackford
916-453-1234 | Sacramento, CA
www.dreyfussblackford.com
General Building: 90.24% Transportation: 9.76% 8.20
66 67 Watry Design, Inc.
650-298-8150 | Redwood City, CA
www.watrydesign.com
Other: 100% 8.09
67 ** ANOVA Architects, Inc.
530-626-1810 | Placerville, CA
www.anovaarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 7.70
67 70 Flad Architects
415-398-1600 | San Francisco, CA
www.flad.com
General Building: 100% 7.70
69 69 Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects, Inc.
619-233-1023 | San Diego , CA
www.rntarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 7.25
70 74 Childs Mascari Warner Architects *
619-814-0080 | San Diego, CA
www.childsmascariwarner.com
General Building: 100% 7.00
71 75 Hornberger + Worstell
415-391-1080 | San Francisco, CA
www.hornbergerworstell.com
General Building: 100% 7.00
72 79 Perkins Eastman
510-601-5200 | Oakland, CA
www.perkinseastman.com
General Building: 100% 6.77
73 61 Darden Architects, Inc.
559-448-8051 | Fresno, CA
General Building: 98.17% Transportation: 1.71% Other: 0.12% 6.71
74 73 Williams + Paddon Architects + Planners, Inc.
916-786-8178 | Roseville, CA
www.williamspluspaddon.com
General Building: 100% 6.50
75 52 Hall & Foreman, Inc. *
714-665-4500 | Tustin, CA
www.hfinc.com
General Building: 73.17% Sewerage/Solid Waste:16.67%
Transportation: 5.1%
6.00
76 ** POLLACK architecture
415-788-4400 | San Francisco, CA
www.pollackarch.com
General Building: 100% 5.64
77 64 BAR Architects
415-293-5700 | San Francisco, CA
www.bararch.com
General Building: 100% 5.64
78 69 BSA Architects - Bull Stockwell Allen
415-281-4720 | San Francisco, CA
www.bsaarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 5.60
79 ** Beverly Prior Architects, Inc.
415-777-9422 | San Francisco, CA
www.bparch.com
General Building: 100% 5.43
80 71 Wolcott Architecture Interiors *
310-204-2290 | Culver City, CA
www.wolcottai.com
General Building: 100% 5.00
81 ** Kwan Henmi Architecture / Planning Inc.
415-777-4770 | San Francisco, CA
www.kwanhenmi.com
General Building: 90.25% Transportation: 5.18% Other: 4.57% 4.84
82 81 Sasaki Associates, Inc.
415-776-7272 | San Francisco, CA
www.sasaki.com
General Building: 81.11% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 11.11% Transportation: 4.44% 4.50
83 76 GreenbergFarrow
949-296-0450 | Irvine, CA
www.greenbergfarrow.com
General Building: 50.06% Other: 49.94% 4.34
84 66 RNL
213-955-9775 | Los Angeles, CA
www.rnldesign.com
Transportation: 78.47% General Building: 21.53% 4.27
85 77 Rauschenbach Marvelli Becker, Architects
916-488-8500 | Sacramento, CA
www.rmbarchitects.com
General Building: 100% 4.01
86 ** Shubin and Donaldson Architects, Inc.
805-966-2802 | Santa Barbara, CA
www.shubinanddonaldson.com
General Building: 97.86% Master-Planned Development/Site Infrastructure: 2.14% 3.50
87 ** DeSimone Consulting Engineers
415-398-5740 | San Francisco, CA
www.de-simone.com
General Building: 100% 3.28
88 84 Roshanian and Associates, Inc.
323-933-5252 | Los Angeles, CA
www.roshanian.com
General Building: 100% 3.00
89 83 CCS ARCHITECTURE
415-864-2800 | San Francisco, CA
www.ccs-architecture.com
General Building: 38.03% Other: 61.97% 1.88
90 85 Costa Engineers, Inc.
707-252-9177 | Napa, CA
www.costaengineers.com
General Building: 95% Industrial Process: 5% 1.84
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