DALLAS – September 22, 2020 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, announced today that Great Place to Work and Fortune have honored the firm as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women for the fourth time. The ranking considered feedback representing over 4.9 million employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Granite Properties took the No. 19 spot on the “Small and Medium” workplaces list.
Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization
“As an office building owner focused on providing customer-centric and hospitality driven work environments where all can flourish, we’re very proud to be recognized by our own team members for creating one of the best workplaces for women,” said Greg Fuller, President & COO of Granite Properties. “Granite is proud to employ women at every level in our organization as we continue our commitment to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all can succeed and grow,” he added.
Granite’s culture of collaboration and trust, built over the past almost 30 years, supports inclusion. Women lead at every level in the organization and are directly involved in decision-making. Nurturing talent, leadership development and creating opportunities for career growth are high priorities at Granite. Women are represented in Granite’s Leading Edge, which fosters strong leaders to deliver on Granite’s future strategy as well as Granite’s cross company business training class called Leadership Education and Development (LEAD). Women have the opportunity to lead large company initiatives internally and Granite also encourages leadership development at external industry organizations like Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM Institute) and Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP).
Granite has been recognized by Great Place To Work as one of the country’s Best Workplaces for the past eight years, and Best Workplaces in Texas for the past five years. Granite has also been ranked 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 $7 billion in real estate transactions and more than 27.1 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences in each building through mixed-use environments rich in amenities and customer-centric service to help people flourish. Granite, a NREI Top Office Owner, has been named as one of FORTUNE’s Best Workplaces for eight consecutive years. For more information, visit www.graniteprop.com.
About the Best Workplaces for Women
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing over 4.9 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with Fortune, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list published annually in Fortune.