Ware Malcomb Named One of the Best Places to Work & Hot Firm in Industry Awards

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Maria Rodgers, Public Relations Manager, 949.660.9128, mrodgers@waremalcomb.com

Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128, mbissonnette@waremalcomb.com



IRVINE, Calif. (August 18, 2021) Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced it has been recognized with two national industry awards. Zweig Group named Ware Malcomb one of the 2021 Best Firms to Work For and named the firm to its 2021 Hot Firm List. The Best Firms to Work For Awards annually recognize the top firms in the U.S. and Canada based on workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates and more, and the Hot Firm List annually ranks the fastest growing firms in the industry. This is the third and ninth year Ware Malcomb has been named to the lists, respectively.

“Our firm continues to grow, thanks to the innovation and hard work of the entire Ware Malcomb team,” said Ken Wink, Chief Executive Officer of Ware Malcomb. “We continue to expand in North America and experience great momentum with new and existing clients. Many thanks to our clients and to the dedicated Ware Malcomb team members who make this firm a success.”

“Being named a Best Firm is a testament to Ware Malcomb’s culture,” added Ruth Brajevich, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives. “We are extremely proud of our team members, who are highly collaborative and integrated across offices. Each of them contributes substantial talent and enthusiasm to this firm and, together, they make Ware Malcomb an extraordinary place to work.”

Ware Malcomb prides itself on team members who are involved, active and engaged. The firm prioritizes creating a positive, dynamic and collaborative environment for employees, with a focus on career growth and learning. Significant internal programs with strong participation include WM Active, which promotes health, fitness and wellness, and WM Community, which encourages team members to become involved in their local communities and charitable organizations, as well as the design and real estate industries.Community outreach includes fundraising events, building homes for the underserved, and mentoring young people.

Zweig Group’s 2021 Best Firms To Work For Awards involve the largest employee experience survey in the architecture, engineering, environmental, planning, and construction (AEC) industry. The program honors outstanding workplaces at AEC firms and evaluates them in several categories including culture, workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and professional development. Their 2021 Hot Firm List honors the fastest growing firms in the AEC industry, and firms are ranked based on three-year growth in revenue, by both percentage and dollar growth. The Best Firms and Hot Firm awards will be presented at Zweig Group’s annual conference, a four-week-long experience, which kicks off on September 13, 2021.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit http://waremalcomb.com/news and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at youtube.com/waremalcomb.

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