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Hot Firm

For over 20 years the Zweig Group Hot Firm List has recognized the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms in the United States.

To be considered for this award, firms must fill out a short application and are ranked by a score comprised of both dollar and percentage revenue growth rate over a three-year period. Any architecture, engineering, planning, environmental consulting, or related industry firm, based in the United States or Canada can apply to the Hot Firm List. See full entry criteria.

Winners will receive awards at The 2017 Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference and be featured in Zweig Group’s weekly management newsletter, The Zweig Letter, Zweig Group press releases, and promoted through Zweig Group’s other marketing channels.

2017 Hot Firm Award List!


2017 Fast Growth Award Winners!

Butler, Fairman and Seufert, Inc.
Fehr Graham
Glotman Simpson
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc
The Thrasher Group, Inc.
HMT Engineering & Surveying
Sam Schwartz
LRK Inc. (Looney Ricks Kiss)
HBG Design Inc
EHS Support LLC
E2 Project Management, LLC
Allana Buick & Bers
Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc.
JQ Engineering, LLP
Delta 3 Engineering, Inc.


Zweig Group will not, under any circumstances, disclose the names of firms that apply but do not make the list of winners. Zweig Group also understands the confidential nature of receiving financial information from participating firms and will not, under any circumstances, disclose specific confidential information. Data gathered will be presented in an aggregate format only.

All survey data will be made available to publication editors for the purposes of editorial coverage. Additionally, all judges sign a confidentiality agreement since they will be privy to detailed information about participating firms.

2016 Hot Firm List

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