Balfour Beatty Construction Named One of the Country’
Company Links Its Culture to Success in a Tough Economy
January 25, 2010 07:03 AM Eastern Time
DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--On January 21, Fortune magazine recognized Balfour Beatty Construction for its co
employees by placing the company on its prestigious “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The distinction is a first for the comp
76th on the list, and it reflects how a company’s culture can help it thrive in a tough economy.
“We are honored to be recognized for what we know is true of our company,” said Robert Van Cleave, Chairman and CEO. “We
employees the best work environment possible and to stand true to our company philosophy. And we’ve seen this investment in our
Over the past year, employees at Balfour Beatty Construction have had many reasons to celebrate: the company added four subsidi
received the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award; and was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Washington Business Jo
Business Journal, and South Florida Business Journal. And, despite the slow economy, the company was awarded $1.5 billion i
testament to the relationships Balfour Beatty has built internally and with its business partners.
“Our business truly is all about people,” reflects Van Cleave. “Our goal is to create an enjoyable atmosphere in which clients, partne
can achieve success together. When our people look forward to coming to work each day, are passionate about what they do, care
other’s safety, can call their coworkers and customers their friends, and can achieve outstanding results—that makes me proud of th
truly makes Balfour Beatty Construction a great place to work.”
One of five construction companies to make the list, Balfour Beatty was highlighted for its safety rating, which is 70% better than the
and for the company’s industry-leading commitment to achieve zero injuries by 2012.
About Balfour Beatty Construction
Balfour Beatty Construction has been a leader in the U.S. commercial construction i