Freese and Nichols Ranks No. 1 in Environmental and Geotechnical Market Sector

The regional editions of Engineering News Record (ENR) have released their annual rankings of design firms. ENR has Freese and Nichols ranked as No. 1 in environmental and geotechnical engineering in the Texas & Louisiana region, and we’ve risen in the rankings among Southeast U.S. design firms. The rankings are based on 2020 design-specific revenue within each region.

ENR Southeast

(covers Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and Puerto Rico)

Freese and Nichols is No. 99, with $11.7 million in design revenue – our highest ranking yet in the Southeast U.S. View the full list at the ENR website.

ENR Texas & Louisiana

(covers Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Mississippi)

Overall, Freese and Nichols ranked No. 11, with $168.3 million in design revenue in the region. View the full list.​​​​​​​

Within specific market sectors, we are ranked:

  • No. 11 in Texas
  • No. 6 in Oklahoma
  • No. 2 in sewerage and solid waste
  • No. 1 in environmental and geotechnical engineering
  • No. 10 in landscape architecture
  • No. 16 in government and public building

Unlike previous years, ENR Texas & Louisiana did not publish 2021 rankings for the water supply or transportation sectors. View all the sector rankings here.

Freese and Nichols appears two more times in the same May 24/31 issue of ENR Texas & Louisiana. The On the Scene column features our river cleanup service projects in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, including a picture (below) of Dominique Bordes and her cousin Salina Robinson kayaking on the Trinity River to collect hard-to-reach trash. The People column features announcements of our nine new Principals as well as Diane Glass joining the company.

Two women kayaking in the Trinity River in Dallas