On November 8, the 2018 "Top 80 Chinese Contractors and Top 60 Chinese Design Firms" list, co-sponsored by U.S. ENR and China's Construction Times, was announced. JSTI Group ranked 6th among "Top 60 Chinese Design Firms" in 2018, up 2 places from 2017. Also, it ranked 3rd of the "Most Internationally Expandable Design Firm" in 2018, up 3 places from 2017. The award ceremony was held in Nanchang, Jiangxi on the same day. He Miao, Vice President of JSTI Group, was invited to attend and give a keynote speech.