November 11, 2008

Barton Malow is MMBDC Corporation of the year - Construction Sector

Southfield, MI – November 11, 2008 – For the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Minority Business Development Council (MMBDC) has named Barton Malow Company the 2008 Corporation of the Year in the Construction sector. The 25th Annual Awards event was held at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, October 8, 2008.

The award is presented to corporations who actively include certified minority suppliers in their procurement opportunities; assist in the development of minority suppliers; and promote supplier diversity and business development within their corporation and with their vendors and other organizations.

MMBDC has honored Barton Malow with this award 10 times in the last 14 years.

“We are grateful that MMBDC continually recognizes our commitment to business diversity," said Cheryl Bowlson, director of business diversity for Barton Malow. "Our program allows us to practice our values and provide opportunities to better serve our clients – always worthwhile!”

Barton Malow Company provides construction management, design-build, program management, general contracting, technology and rigging services throughout North America. The ISO (quality) certified company has LEED Accredited Professionals on staff and is an industry Building Information Modeling (BIM) leader. Niche market specialties include health care, educational, federal, industrial, energy and special event facilities. Barton Malow has a staff of 1,500 in 13 offices and is headquartered in Southfield, MI. Annual firm revenues exceed $1 billion. For additional information, visit