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    Dallas Business Journal Honors Balfour Beatty Among Best Places to Work of 2020

    September 02, 2020


    DALLAS – The Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) names Balfour Beatty’s US Buildings team as an honoree for its 18th Annual Best Places to Work Awards in the large company category. The annual survey and awards program honors North Texas’ leading employers for their commitment to employee engagement and satisfaction.

    According to DBJ, several hundred North Texas companies participated in a Quantum Workplace survey that ranks businesses based on indexed scores created via employee responses. Balfour Beatty was one of 15 companies recognized in the large business category and one of 100 companies overall.

    “North Texas is experiencing tremendous growth and is one of the top regions in the nation for business opportunities, corporate relocations and job growth, making it an exciting time to be a part of the Balfour Beatty team,” said Pleas Mitchell, Balfour Beatty president in Texas. “Being named one of DBJ’s Best Places to Work of 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, is a reflection of the company’s commitment to our people-first culture and providing a safe and pleasant environment for employees to successfully deliver projects our clients entrust us to build. It is an honor to work with team members who are passionate about their work and enjoy supporting each other and the communities we serve.”

    Recently recognized by DBJ as the fourth largest contractor in North Texas, Balfour Beatty has been a pillar of the local contracting community for 84 years. Headquartered in Dallas, the general contractor provides comprehensive construction services to clients in a variety of markets including aviation, corporate/commercial, education and healthcare.

    From notable projects such as the original Texas Stadium in Irving, the New Parkland Hospital and The Epic mixed-use development in Dallas, to Liberty Mutual’s regional headquarters in Plano, Balfour Beatty has transformed the North Texas community. With a passionate workforce committed to delivering exceptional client experiences, maintaining high safety standards and leveraging the latest technologies and lean construction methods, Balfour Beatty is driven to be the construction industry’s most-desired employer.