T&L Ranked Nationally in Top 250 Architecture Firms

Wise, VA Thompson & Litton, Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, and Planners, has been ranked in the Top 250 Architecture Firms in the nation as part of a survey by Engineering News Record magazine. Companies are included in Architectural Records list of the Top 250 Firms and in SNAP (Sweets Network) magazine and are ranked according to revenue for architectural services performed in 2009. Engineering News-Record, Architectural Record, and SNAP are all published by the McGraw-Hill Companies.

T&L is ranked with nationally known firms from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Houston, Chicago, and Boston. These include architectural giants like AECOM Technology, Gensler, URS Corporation, Cannon Design, and Bechtel all of which have revenues from domestic and international work.

Recent noteworthy T&L projects include the Appalachian America Energy Research Center, located in Wise County, a $7.8 Million new construction project, the $55.2 Million New River Valley Regional Jail Renovation and Addition in Pulaski County, Virginia, both having recently been completed, and the anticipated Virginia Commonwealth University $2.8 Million new Dental Clinic to be located in Wise County. T&L is also providing architectural design services for the new $20 Million Alpha Natural Resources headquarters in Bristol, Virginia and the $30.3 Million Montgomery County Courthouse and Parking Structure in Christiansburg, Virginia.

In an economy where nothing is certain, Thompson & Litton has maintained a steady backlog of design services with minimal impact affecting growth. T&L attributes their continued success to their willingness to listen to the needs of their clients and deliver on time and within budget constraints.

While other top national firms business declined in 2009, Thompson & Littons architectural sales actually increased by approximately 13%. Throughout its history, T&L has practiced as a generalist, performing professional A/E Services for a variety of public and private clients. It is this commitment to the client which has resulted in the national ranking.

Thompson & Litton is an award winning engineering, architectural, surveying, and construction administration firm founded in Wise, VA in 1956 where its headquarters remains. For more than 54 years, T&L has provided professional services to Western Virginia and beyond from offices located in Wise, Radford, Tazewell, Chilhowie, Buchanan County and Clintwood, Virginia; and Bristol, Tennessee.

Thompson & Litton values its reputation with many local, state and federal government clients, and private enterprise clients that it currently serves in Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia. The firm has a staff of over 120 employees. T&L is listed on the 2009 Virginia Business Magazine List of Leaders as the 18th largest engineering, architectural and surveying firm in Virginia. The firm is a Virginia SWaM certified Small Business Enterprise.