Regional Surveys


Regional Top Design Firms

ENR’s annual Regional Top Design Firms surveys rank design firms based upon revenue earned in 11 different regions, and include breakout rankings based upon project sectors, work type and state-by-state activity. With these lists, architectural and engineering firms can demonstrate activity in their local regions and within particular areas of expertise.

The Regional Top Design Firms surveys are live and can be found here: https://enr-topdesign.secure-platform.com/a/ 

  • Survey launch: February 6, 2023
  • Survey notices emailed out in early February
  • Due date: Deadline Extensions:
    • Southeast: April 3
    • Southwest: April 3
    • Midwest: April 17
    • New England: April 17
    • New York: April 17
    • Mountain States: April 24
    • Texas & Louisiana: April 24
    • California: April 24
    • Northwest: April 24
    • MidAtlantic: May 8
  • List published in the issue of:
    • Southeast:                  May 1, 2023
    • Southwest:                 May 1 2023
    • Midwest:                     May 15, 2023
    • New England:            May 15, 2023
    • New York:                  May 15, 2023
    • Mountain States:       May 29, 2023
    • Texas & Louisiana:   May 29, 2023
    • California:                 June 19, 2023
    • MidAtlantic:              June 19, 2023
    • Northwest:                June 19, 2023


Regional Top Contractors

ENR’s annual Regional Top Contractors surveys rank general contractors and construction management firms based upon revenue earned in 11 different regions, and include breakout rankings based upon project sectors, work type and state-by-state activity. With these lists, contractors can demonstrate activity in their local regions and within particular areas of expertise.

The Regional Top Contractors surveys are live and can be found here: https://enr-topcontractor.secure-platform.com/a 

  • Survey launch: February 20, 2023
  • Survey notices emailed out in late February
  • Deadline Extensions:
    • Southeast: May 15, 2023
    • Southwest: May 15, 2023
    • Midwest: May 29, 2023
    • New England: May 29, 2023
    • New York: May 29, 2023
    • Mountain States: June 5, 2023
    • Texas & Louisiana: June 12, 2023
    • California: June 12, 2023
    • MidAtlantic: June 12, 2023
    • Northwest: June 12, 2023
  • List published in the issue of: 
    • Southeast:                July 3, 2023
    • Southwest:               July 3, 2023
    • Midwest:                   July 17, 2023
    • New England:           July 17, 2023
    • New York:                 July 17, 2023
    • Mountain States:     July 31, 2023
    • Texas & Louisiana:  August 14, 2023
    • California:                August 28, 2023
    • MidAtlantic:             August 28, 2023
    • Northwest:               August 28, 2023


 Regional Top Specialty Contractors

ENR’s annual Regional Top Specialty Contractors surveys rank specialty contractors based upon revenue earned in 10 different regions, and include breakout rankings based upon project sectors, work type and state-by-state activity. With these lists, specialty contractors can demonstrate activity in their local regions and within particular areas of expertise.

  • Survey launch: June 5, 2023
  • Survey notices emailed out in early June
  • Due date: July 17, 2023
  • List published in the issue of:
    • Southeast:                 September 4, 2023
    • Southwest:                September 4, 2023
    • Midwest:                    September 18, 2023
    • New England:            September 18, 2023
    • New York:                  September 18, 2023
    • Mountain States:      October 2, 2023
    • California:                 December 11, 2023
    • Northwest:                December 11, 2023
    • Texas & Louisiana:  December 25, 2023
    • MidAtlantic:              December 25, 2023

Firms are welcome to participate in the appropriate survey and qualify for ENR Top List ranking. There is no charge or obligation to participate.

If you wish to participate in any of the regional surveys, please email Jack McMackin, Data Coordinator, at mcmackinj@enr.com. Please specify which survey you wish to receive. All we need is your company's name, address, the name and title of the person(s) within your firm to whom the survey should be addressed, a phone number, and the direct email address of the survey recipient(s), as all our survey announcements and reminders are now sent by email. The company's home page also would be welcome.

For information on ENR’s national and international rankings, please visit enr.com/toplists/survey or contact Jon Keller, ENR’s Surveys and Rankings Editor, at kellerj@enr.com.

Contests


ENR Photo Contest

ENR invites readers to submit photos to its annual “The Year in Construction” photo contest in the fall. Each year ENR asks our picture-taking readers — individuals and firms, amateurs and pros — to submit their best construction photos taken anywhere in the world during the past year. We look for dynamic and well-composed photos; but only those that show safe working conditions and behavior. A panel of ENR and guest judges select the best of the best photos submitted for publication in ENR. The winning photos are published each January. You can find more details about the contest and view past ENR Year in Construction winners here: https://www.enr.com/Year-In-Construction-Photo-Contest.

  • Contest launch: August 28, 2023
  • Deadline: October 30, 2023


Regional Best Projects

We seek entries for our annual awards program, which is dedicated to recognizing the best construction projects and companies that designed and built them. Projects compete in specialized market categories, and include awards for sustainability and safety. You can learn more about the contest and enter at www.enr.com/bestprojects.

  • Contest launch: April 14, 2023
  • Early Bird deadline: May 5, 2023
  • Regular deadline: June 5, 2023

Best of the Best Projects: For the national competition, category winners from ENR's regional competitions are automatically moved forward. No additional entry or fee is required.

 

ENR Global Best Projects

Entries can be submitted to Global Best Projects from around the world regardless of where the project team is based, except for projects located in the U.S., which must feature an international team. Globally diverse project teams are encouraged to submit. You can find out more info here: enr.com/bestprojects/global.

  • Contest launch: May 1, 2023
  • Early Bird deadline: June 5, 2023
  • Regular deadline: July 31, 2023
     
     

Top Young Professionals

This annual program profiles up-and-coming leaders in the design and construction industry. The article appears in the first issues of the year for each of the respective ENR Regional Editions. You can find more information here: enr.com/top-young-professionals.

  • Contest launch: April 17, 2023
  • Deadline: June 26, 2023

National Top 20 Under 40: For the national competition, winners of Top Young Professionals will automatically be entered. No additional entry is required.

Legacy Award

The Legacy Award recognizes industry veterans who have made contributions to their profession and community. Nominees considered include those with a history of innovation, outstanding career highlights and an engagement within the industry and broader community. Visit enr.com/legacy-award for more info and how to submit.

  • Contest launch: March 3, 2023
  • Deadline: November 7, 2023

Regional Top Starts

Each regional publication ranks the largest project starts of the previous year. The list is compiled via research and input from the construction community in January and February. You can email your regional editor directly if you have a project you think would be applicable.

Regional Questions?

If you have specific questions about your region, please contact your regional editor:

ENR California Calif., Hawaii — C.J. Schexnayderschexnayderc@enr.com 
ENR Mid-Atlantic D.C., Del., Md., Pa., Va., W. Va. — Justin Ricericej@enr.com
ENR Midwest Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., Mich., Minn., Mo., Neb., Ohio, Wis. — Annemarie Mannionmanniona@enr.com
ENR Mountain States Colo., Idaho, Mont., N.D., S.D., Utah, Wyo. —  Jen Sewardsewardj@enr.com
ENR New England Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H., R.I., Vt. — Justin Ricericej@enr.com
ENR New York N.J., N.Y. — Justin Ricericej@enr.com
ENR Northwest Alaska, Ore., Wash. — C.J. Schexnayderschexnayderc@enr.com 
ENR Southeast Ala., Fla., Ga., N.C., P.R., S.C., Tenn. — Derek Laceylaceyd@enr.com
ENR Southwest Ariz., N.M. , Nev. — Scott Judyjudys@enr.com
ENR Texas & Louisiana Ark., La., Miss., Okla., Texas — Daniel Tysontysond@enr.com