ENR Top Design FirmREDWOOD CITY, California—June 9, 2014—Announcing the Top Design Firms in California, Engineering News Record (ENR) ranked DES Architects + Engineers highly in the firm’s core markets and services. The annual list receives hundreds of survey submissions ranking companies engaged in general contracting, speciality contracting, engineering, architecture, and planning.

Across market sectors, the firm ranked among the top companies:

  • 3rd Interior Design Firm
  • 5th Commercial Design Firm
  • 13th Structural Engineering Firm
  • 14th Green Design Firm
  • 18th General Building Design Firm

DES’ ranked as the 41st Top Design Firm in the state compared to 50th in 2012 rankings — exhibiting the company’s continued strength in designing leading commercial buildings and high-performing workplaces. Designed by DES, ENR California showcased GoDaddy’s workplace in Sunnyvale as evidence of the strong technology sector in the Bay Area.

Moffett Place

“The current demand for new commercial developments and workplaces is strong,” said Steve Mincey, CEO and Principal at DES. “As the economy has grown, we have been able to carry the firm to a new high with exciting and professionally rewarding projects. We are working hard to solidify this new position for DES as the norm by entering new markets and designing new building types.”

DES has exciting, boundary-pushing projects in the pipeline for 2014 highlighted by Moffett Place in Sunnyvale, currently under construction, and a multitude of workplace projects for today’s leading tech companies. The company’s team members are enthusiastic about the current market and thrilled to be defining tomorrow’s design trends.

About ENR California

ENR California provides news, features and information about people and projects in all facets of the development, design and construction in the state of California.

About DES Architects + Engineers

For over 40 years, DES Architects + Engineers has designed working, learning, and healing environments for our clients.  As a full-service design firm headquartered in Redwood City, California, DES provides creative and sustainable solutions that serve the needs of municipal, healthcare, education, development, and science and technology clients.