HDR's Portland, Ore. Office Named DJC Newsmaker for 2014

(January 16, 2014) - HDR's Portland, Ore. office has been named a 2014 Newsmaker by the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce. The DJC looks for companies, individuals and organizations that have played a significant role in the region's building industry during the past 12 months.

The office was recognized for its efforts to create a diverse, equitable workplace, including being named 2013 Employer of the Year by the Portland chapter of WTS International, which promotes women in transportation. The chapter nominated HDR for the international Employer of the Year honor, which it won. The Portland office also developed a local diversity program to meet the needs of our clients and employees, and hosted its first diversity fair in fall 2013.

HDR and 19 other winners will be honored at an awards luncheon on February 27 at the Governor Hotel in downtown Portland.

HDR is a global employee-owned firm providing architecture, engineering, consulting, construction and related services through our various operating companies. More than 8,500 professionals are committed to helping clients manage complex projects and make sound decisions.