DALLAS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company presented Hunt Consolidated, Inc. with the North Texas Silver Star Award at a ceremony at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Mr. Ray L. Hunt, Chairman, President and CEO of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. accepted the award on behalf of the Hunt organization.
In his acceptance, Mr. Hunt spoke about what makes good companies great. He emphasized the importance of a promoting a strong company culture, leveraging differentiators to avoid becoming a commodity, encouraging adaptability and agility and being contrarian when necessary.
The award jury selected Hunt Consolidated for their more than 40-year history of commitment to Downtown initiatives that have helped our center-city grow and become more vibrant. Turner's Silver Star Award was created in 2011 to coincide with the firm's 25th Anniversary in the North Texas community. The Award recognizes outstanding leadership and contribution to Downtown Dallas and our community. Turner annually partners with Downtown Dallas Inc. to identify and evaluate candidates.
About Turner Construction Company
With a staff of 350 people throughout four Texas locations, Turner Construction Company managed more than $500 million in construction volume across the state in 2012. The firm's Dallas office has served the commercial, interiors, education, healthcare and mission critical construction markets for more than 27 years, offering construction management, design-build, general contractor and related services on projects of all sizes. Turner proudly supports the local community through various philanthropic activities and has provided professional services for some of the state's most prominent organizations, including: Deloitte, University of Texas at Dallas, Digital Realty, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Dallas County and Dallas Independent School District, to name but a few. Consistently ranked the leading sustainable builder in the nation, Turner was founded in 1902 in New York, NY, and operates through a network of 46 offices in the US. For more information, please visit www.turnerconstruction.com/dallas.
About Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Hunt Consolidated Inc. is a diversified holding company directed by Ray L. Hunt, with its major subsidiaries engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, real estate development, power, ranching, agriculture and private equity investments.
SOURCE Turner Construction Company