PRESS RELEASE: Granite Properties Recognized As One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Texas by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE
Dallas – March 19, 2019 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, announced today that it has been recognized by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Texas for a third time in a row. The ranking considered survey feedback from more than 42,000 Texas-based employees and is based on their trust in their leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Granite Properties took the No. 7 spot on the Small and Medium Companies list.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Texas for the third time in a row,” said Greg Fuller, President and COO of Granite Properties. “We’re in the business of creating productive work environments that inspire, foster connection and community, and support our customers in achieving work-life balance. We’re only able to do that by creating a great workplace environment for our own employees as well,” he added.
Granite offers educational programs and a flexible work environment that empowers its employees to be their best. Nurturing talent, leadership development and creating opportunities for career growth are high priorities at Granite. Every year, a group of Granite team members take part in an immersive cross company business training class called Leadership Education and Development (LEAD). With an eye to the future, Granite recently launched a new leadership program called Leading Edge to help develop strong leaders to deliver on Granite’s future strategy. Granite also encourages employees to volunteer for causes they care about and provides 40 paid community service hours per year.
Granite was recently recognized by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE as 2018’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces for the seventh time in a row. The firm has also been recognized as Best Workplaces for Women three times as well as Best Workplaces for Giving Back and for Flexibility.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991, with offices in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver and Southern California. It has completed more than $6.8 billion in real estate transactions and more than 26 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Granite focuses its expertise, business approach and financial resources to help their customers, communities and their people flourish through the places it creates. Granite, a NREI Top Office Owner, has been named as one of FORTUNE’s Best Workplaces for seven consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.graniteprop.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.