Owners frequently call in professional services firms to streamline projects to completion and keep a pulse on the market. Lately, firms agree, that pulse is racing. Projects shelved last year are quickly rebooting while newer, more complex construction programs fill pipelines, driving many owners to seek support beyond their usual teams to manage the volume.
No firm can predict the future, but professional services firms can help owners figure out what might come next. “As we recover from the pandemic, there’s an unspoken understanding that our industry is anticipating an unprecedented volume of infrastructure work ahead,” says Steve Fleck, Stantec executive vice president and chief practice and project officer. Anticipation only adds fuel to an already fiery market, Fleck says, and that is also a major plot point behind 2021 Top 100 Professional Services Firms rankings. Read More>