Commercial Construction Companies
So now that you have a better understanding of what commercial construction is, the types of commercial construction, and the different phases of a commercial construction project, let’s take a look at some of the top commercial construction leaders in the world.
Revenue: $25.9 million
The company has completed more than 25,000 construction and civil engineering projects worldwide, including iconic projects such as the Hoover Dam and the Channel Tunnel. They’ve also worked on Tellurian’s $275 billion Driftwood LNG export terminal.
Bechtel has a staggering workforce of 55,000 people in nearly 50 countries, but is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Revenue: $19.2 billion
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and maintenance company that designs, builds and maintains capital-efficient facilities for its clients on six continents.
With headquarters in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks No. 181 on the FORTUNE 500® list and has more than 47,000 employees worldwide.
Revenue: $12 billion
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. With over 10,000 employees, they have had a hand in some of the U.S.’s most iconic landmarks including Madison Square Garden and Yankee Stadium. Outside of New York, they built the Rams Stadium in Los Angeles and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C. They are responsible for building 20 of the 100 tallest buildings in the world!
Revenue: $20.2 billion
AECOM is known for being one of the largest design firms worldwide. With more than 45,000 employees, they’ve been named one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the past six consecutive years. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, they’ve worked on the billion-dollar mixed-use development The Grand as Olympic Park in London.
Revenue: $7.5 billion
SKANSKA is owned by SKANSKA AB, a Swedish, publicly-traded firm. One of their biggest projects to date is the $60 billion redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport. They pride themselves on hiring veterans, having some of the highest safety standards for their crews, and supporting their staff through various mentor groups including one for women in construction.
Revenue: $8.7 billion
Kiewit began as a small family-owned firm operated by 2 brothers. Since 1884 they’ve grown into one of the largest construction powerhouses mining more than 750 million pounds of coal. They’ve been named One of the Top 50 Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada from 2011 to 2020 and have been recognized as No. 1 in Engineering News-Record (ENR) Rankings 11 times including this year, 2020.
Jacobs Engineering Group:
Revenue: $13 billion
With more than 52,000 employees worldwide, Jacob’s Engineering prides itself on giving back to their employees and the communities in which they work as well as leading in sustainable and eco-friendly construction. They donated $2.7 million during their 2019 fiscal year and trained 1,400 employees to be positive mental health advocates. They’ve been part of major global projects like the 20 Fenchurch Street skyscraper in London and the $1.5 billion expansion project at Denver International Airport.
Revenue: $5.94 billion
DPR is an international, flat organization that is employee-owned. They specialize in building complex and challenging biopharmaceutical corporate offices and other healthcare facilities with an emphasis on sustainability and energy efficiency. While they are globally recognized, their biggest projects have been domestic here in U.S., like the 583,800 sq ft Mayo Clinic West Expansion in Phoenix, AZ.
Revenue: $4.4 billion
Balfour Beatty is an international construction company that has been operating for over 75 years. They’ve worked on dams, power stations, and railways. Some of their most notable projects include the Pentagon Memorial and the Dallas Horseshoe Project. They take immense pride in employee safety through their “Zero Harm” program.
Revenue: $6 billion
Gilbane is comprised of 3 sectors which include Gilbane Inc., an international builder and developer, Gilbane Companies which provides global integrated construction and facility management services, and Gilbane Development companies which specializes in real estate development.
Are you searching for a commercial construction company for your next project? Read our blog post on, “How to Pick the Right General Contractor for Your Large Capital Project”.