DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engineering News-Record released its 2017 Top 400 Contractors List Thursday, and The Weitz Company was ranked No. 70.
“We are honored to again be listed in the upper class of ENR’s annual top contractors rankings,” said The Weitz Company President and CEO Leonard Martling. “But this would not be possible without our employees and valued business partners. They deserve the lion’s share of credit for our ranking on this list.”
In addition to being No. 70 on the Top 400 Contractors List, Weitz also ranked No. 99 by new contracts.
Engineering News-Record ranks companies according to revenue for construction services performed in the previous year. Contractors listed on this year’s Top 400 generated $366.41 billion in revenue in 2016 – an increase of 6.5 percent from $344.14 billion in 2015.
A few of The Weitz Company’s most notable projects contributing to the ENR Top 400 revenue figure include: Park West in College Station, Texas (the nation’s largest student housing development on the campus of Texas A&M University); Hilton Des Moines Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa; Foothills Multifamily in Fort Collins, Colo.; Epworth Living at the Ranch in Stillwater, Okla.; and Cobb-Vantress Feed Mill in Joanna, S.C.
About The Weitz Company
Founded in 1855, The Weitz Company is a national, full-service construction company, general contractor, design-builder and construction manager that serves all 50 U.S. states. Weitz is one of the oldest general contractors in the United States and an industry leader in lean construction; senior living; sustainable building; and virtual design and construction. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, The Weitz Company annually ranks in the top tier of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors and Building Design+Construction’s Giants 300 Contractors lists.