Mega-Sized A/E/C Firms

AECOM has redefined what it means to be a large A/E/C consulting firm. It is now a Fortune 500 company with clients in more than 100 countries and annual revenue of $6.3 billion.  URS Corporation, a global provider of engineering, construction and technical services, has revenue of almost $9 billion.

Can building product sales and marketing techniques that work in other parts of the construction industry scale-up to deal with such behemoths?

A new white paper from SMPS Foundation, offers insight:

Supersized Competition: What You Need to Know About the Creation of A/E/C Megafirms by Alexandra S. Brown, and Scott E. Mickle, CPSM, BD & Marketing Director, LandDesign

SMPS Foundation is affiliated with the Society for Marketing Professional Services, a group focusing on marketing of design and construction. So while the report focuses on on marketing professional services, you will be able to glean tips applicable to marketing bricks and sticks.

Other recent white papers from SMPS Foudation include:
A summary of these reports, and links to previous SMPS reports, is available.