Silver Spring, Maryland – Tuesday, June 24,2014 – Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces.
The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.
Torti Gallas and Partners was established in Silver Spring, Maryland in 1953. Today, with offices in Silver Spring, Los Angeles, California, and Istanbul, Turkey, the firm is one of the largest planning and architectural firms in the United States solely dedicated to providing human sustainability by designing communities that create value for both our clients and the people who live, work, shop and play in them. Torti Gallas has designed over 450,000 residential units and planned over 1,000 residential and mixed-use communities. Since our founding, these projects have resulted in more than $25 billion of construction. Our dedication to full implementation of our designs and master plans over 61 years of practice enables our team to arrive at inventive solutions for communities and downtowns. Torti Gallas’ design philosophy is based on the inextricable relationship between the planning, urban design and architecture of communities and the contextual nature of the buildings they contain. We apply new urbanist principles that incorporate environmental sustainability and embrace social justice and diversity as foundations for all of our work. Our commitment to that philosophy has resulted in winning of over 400 international, national, and local design awards for planning and design. This recognition by such prestigious groups as the American Institute of Architects, the Congress for the New Urbanism, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the National Association of Home Builders establishes Torti Gallas’ long standing commitment to high quality design over our 61 year history.
Torti Gallas’ Chief Executive Officer, Thomas M. Gallas, CPA, LEED AP BD+C, says “It is an honor to be recognized as one of “The Washington Post Top Workplaces”, especially since the nomination and award was based completely on employee feedback.”
The Washington Post published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 22nd. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.