Research data is critical for benchmarking your firm against the industry.  The resources below are our gift to you.

    Zweig Group collects millions of data points on the AEC Industry every year. Free preview reports are an excellent way to get a sample of the information contained in our full research publications through highlighted top trend data on specific management topics.

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    2019 Valuation Survey Free Report

    The 2019 Valuation Survey of AEC Firms  provides data gathered from AEC industry firms that have used an internal formula for valuation, have been merged or acquired, or that have been appraised by an independent valuation consultant.  This publication presents six different value ratios as well as over 100 case studies. Download the free report for a small section of preview data.

    2019 Fee & Billing Survey Free Report

    The 2019 Fee & Billing Survey of AEC Firms collected data from AEC firms on fees, billing rates, billing practices, productivity and utilization.  Enter your email below to download a free preview report with a sample of information contained in the full publication.

    2019 Marketing Survey Free Report

    The 2019 Marketing Survey of AEC Firms collected data on marketing activities, budgets, marketing department organization, staffing levels, compensation, marketing systems and infrastructure, proposal activity, hit rates, and other useful analytics.

    2019 Financial Performance Survey Free Report

    Fill out the form below to download a free preview report from Zweig Group’s 2019 Financial Performance Survey of AEC Firms.  To purchase the full survey go HERE.

    2019 Policies, Procedures & Benefits Survey Free Report

    Fill out the form below to download a free preview report from Zweig Group’s 2019 Policies, Procedures & Benefits Survey of AEC Firms. To purchase the full survey go HERE.

    2019 Recruitment and Retention Survey Free Report

    The 2019 Recruitment and Retention Survey contains information and data that will help you hire and keep great employees. Check out the full publication here.

    2019 Salary Survey of Architecture Firms Free Report

    The 2019 Salary Survey of Architecture Firms, is a great resource to benchmark your salaries and compensation structures. Get the entire publication here.  Click below to view a free preview report with some data highlights.

    2019 Salary Survey of Engineering Firms Free Report

    The 2019 Salary Survey of Engineering Firms, segmented by major U.S. markets & regions, is a great resource to benchmark your salaries and compensation structures. Get the entire publication here.

    2019 Principals, Partners & Owners Survey of AEC Firms Free Report

    This report is a preview of the data contained in Zweig Group’s 2019 Principals, Partners & Owners Survey of AEC Firms. To purchase the full version click here.

    2018 Information Technology Survey Free Report

    Zweig Group’s 2018 Information Technology Survey of AEC Firms is devoted entirely to technology and its role in the design industry. This survey provides data on IT networks, operating systems, training, spending, salaries, and more!

    2018 Financial Performance Survey Free Report

    The 2018 Financial Performance Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms provides comprehensive data on the financial performance, financial departments, challenges, methodology, and financial practices of industry firms.

    2018 Valuation Survey Free Report

    Zweig Group released the 2018 Valuation Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental consulting firms in February 2018. This is a free preview report, containing a small sample of data. Click below to view.

    2018 Principals, Partners & Owners Survey Free Report

    The 2018 Principals, Partners & Owners Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms is a comprehensive study of owners and top managers. The full version of this publication covers ownership, stock appreciation, buy/sell agreements, non-compete agreements, voting rights, roles, responsibilities, perks, compensation, and more.

    2018 Marketing Survey Free Report

    Download the free preview report with a sample of the information included in the full publication, or view the entire publication here.

     

    2018 Fee & Billing Survey Free Report

    Zweig Group’s Fee & Billing Survey of AEC Firms is the standard guideline for architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental firms looking to benchmark fees, billing rates and billing practices, and evaluate productivity and utilization. Download the survey’s free report here.

    2017 AEC Outlook Survey Free Report

    Zweig Group’s 2017 AEC Outlook Survey asked over one hundred firm leaders some pressing questions about their firms’ performance last year and what they expect to be the biggest opportunities and challenges this year and next year.

    2017 Net Service Revenue Value Calculator

    Easy to use excel spreadsheet designed to give a simple starting point to think through how someone could  approach valuing your A/E Firm. This model uses Weighted Average Net Service Revenue as a simple rule of thumb metric.

    2018 Operating Expenses Survey

    Zweig Group’s 2018 Operating Expenses Survey of AEC Firms is the best resource for architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental consulting firm leaders and financial managers who want to stay on top of their firms’ operating expenses.

    2017 Financial Performance Survey Free Report

    The 2017 Financial Performance survey contains every major financial performance statistic relevant to the AEC industry. This publication is a great start to financial performance benchmarking for your firm, but our Financial Performance Benchmarking Package, which contains an Excel working file, will help you analyze your firm’s financial health and performance in its current state and via future projections.

    2017 Incentive Compensation Survey Free Report

    The 2017 Incentive Compensation Survey contains data you can use to improve incentive compensation programs in place currently and start new programs from scratch. This publication includes information on profit sharing, performance bonuses, and signing and retention bonuses, among other incentive compensation systems. Check out the full publication here.

    AEC Social Media Guide

    The AEC Social Media Guide is a free resource that provides a quick-start launchpad for AEC firms to properly use social media. The guide covers the few key platforms every firm should be using and how to start using them to maximize the time and effort invested in social media.

    Zweig Group is the AEC industry’s leading resource for data on nearly every aspect of managing and working in the industry.