The Zweig Group Difference

Our responsiveness.
No company out there can touch our commitment to communication. We respond promptly, thoroughly, and professionally before the competitors have opened their email. You will never get an “out of office” reply from a Zweig Group account!
Our industry pulse.
We own the data related to every operational aspect of the architecture, engineering, environmental and planning industry. Our consulting recommendations are based on decades of being the go-to source for publications and surveys that the top leaders in the AEC industry rely upon.
Our reputation.
When you’ve been in the industry for 30 years, you’ve seen it all. Zweig Group sets the standard against which all other consulting firms in this industry are judged. We don’t use the hot buzzwords in our reports – we tell you what you need to hear and we find creative ways to move your firm forward.

We exist to help leaders and future leaders in the AEC and environmental consulting industries achieve success.

Three times on the Inc 500/5000 list, Zweig Group is the leading research, publishing, and consulting resource for architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firms. With a mission that focuses on improving the business performance of consulting firms in the industry, Zweig Group has on-staff experts in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, ownership transition, marketing, business development, market research, financial management, project management, recruiting and executive search. Zweig Group also provides a comprehensive suite of products including industry reports, executive training, business conferences and more covering virtually every aspect of firm management. The firm is headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and works throughout the U.S and worldwide.

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We can help you figure out where to take your firm, and exactly how to get there.

We blend industry and sector knowledge with experience across the M&A lifecycle to help you capture more value for shareholders.

We research and network intelligently to identify qualified candidates.

We can help your firm develop a winning marketing and business development strategy.

Recognizing the effects of today’s environment on AEC firm value requires industry expertise.

Let us help you build your board.

We have helped hundreds of firms develop solid and actionable plans to create smooth transitions.

Have questions? Lets talk.


A total management course for architecture, engineering, and environmental firm leaders.

A two-day event with educational and networking sessions in upscale and unique settings.

An exclusive event for incoming and newly-minted strategic leaders of firms.

Provides design and technical professionals with the skills to be more competent leaders.

The critical areas every project manager should know from the unique perspective of AEC firms.

Elevating Doer-Sellers

Business Development strategies that impact the bottom line

Bringing all the very best of our accumulated knowledge as the industry’s leading educational resource, and to delivering a conference experience that informs, motivates, and inspires.

Share insights and provide deep learning through an interactive experience focused on current and “next” practices in the world of M&A. 

Become better stewards of your firm’s resources, learn to leverage resources & maximize profit.


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The professionals at the Zweig Group are passionate, responsive and the most knowledgeable in the AEP consulting business. We look forward to many future successes with the Zweig Group.
David Wantman 
PE President, Wantman Group
As an architect, working with a client is more art than science, and very similar to how Zweig Group works with us, but they do it better. They exercise the power of an open mind, but with the precision of a structural engineer… which turns out to be the key to endless possibilities.
Michael Reynolds, RA, AIA
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