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FORTUNE NAMES TRANSWESTERN NO. 13 ON THE "BEST WORKPLACES IN TEXAS" LIST

January 24, 2017

FORTUNE NAMES TRANSWESTERN NO. 13 ON THE "BEST WORKPLACES IN TEXAS" LIST
Award Comes on the Heels of Repeat Recognition as a Best Workplace for Women

​Houston – Transwestern today announces Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have named the commercial real estate firm No. 13 on the inaugural “Best Workplaces in Texas” list. Transwestern is the only third-party, full-service commercial real estate firm to be recognized. Earlier this year, the same parties named Transwestern one of the “100 Best Workplaces for Women” for the second consecutive year.

“It is an honor to be named one of the Best Workplaces in Texas,” said Larry P. Heard, CEO of Transwestern’s family of companies. “We believe that being one of the best places to work also makes us the best place to do business. Our team members in Texas and across the country strive to exemplify our culture of best-in-class service to our clients each and every day. Thank you for your continued support.”

Some incentives Transwestern provides its team members include full healthcare and benefits packages; two personal paid days off; eight hours of paid community service; wellness activity sponsorships; paid training and skills development; certifications and memberships; mentorship for young professionals; formal program to promote and reward innovation; holiday parties; and social events. The firm has consistently been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” across the country by local organizations.

The Best Workplaces in Texas is based on employees’ assessment of their organizations’ culture, professional development, leadership credibility and other factors. More than 100,000 people at businesses operating in Texas were surveyed, with winning companies receiving high marks for creating friendly environments where colleagues truly care about each other and their communities. The winning organizations also out-performed their peers on measures of pride, work-life balance and the fairness of their compensation.
 
“Texans have a reputation for outsized pride in their state. At the Best Workplaces in Texas, they’re also proud of the work they do for businesses that offer high levels of camaraderie and confidence in their leaders,” said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work.

The Best Workplaces in Texas is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work–Certified™ organizations.


ABOUT TRANSWESTERN
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs whodeliver a higher level of personalized service – the Transwestern Experience. Specializing in Agency Leasing, Management, Tenant Advisory, Capital Markets, Research and Sustainability services, our fully integrated global enterprise adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insights and operational expertise from members of the Transwestern family of companies specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Based in Houston, Transwestern has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 180 offices in 37 countries as part of a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Experience Extraordinary at transwestern.com and @Transwestern.

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