MINNEAPOLIS – (Sept. 14, 2017) Minneapolis architect Damaris Hollingsworth has been named to the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 list of rising stars in the nation’s architectural, engineering and construction industries by Building Design and Construction magazine.
Embracing the rat in the room. In Ken Blanchard’s book Who Moved My Cheese? he created four imaginary characters: Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who are in a maze looking for cheese. The cheese is a metaphor for what we want in life—a job, relationship, house, money, freedom, health, recognition, spiritual peace, etc.—and each character … Read More
Thor Companies, Minnesota’s largest minority-owned business, also is a construction contractor at work on its $36 million, 90,000-square-foot office-retail headquarters complex in north Minneapolis that is scheduled to open in February of 2018.
Thor Construction sees the importance in hiring minorities, women, military veterans, and people with disabilities.
It was October 9, 2013, and a close-knit group of family and friends gathered at our home to celebrate my oldest child’s 16th birthday.
THOR Companies, Minnesota’s largest black-owned enterprise and which is building a new headquarters on the near-northside of Minneapolis, will be honored for its innovative approach to economic development and bringing opportunity to the inner-city
SAVE THE DATE: August 10th, 2017 Construction 101: MBE2MBE Success Strategies and Market Trends
By Editorial Staff – Feb 3, 2015 Thor Construction Inc. is the only Minnesota company on Black Enterprise‘s new list of America’s 100 largest Black-owned businesses.
About nine months ago, I had the opportunity to participate on a panel with several esteemed colleagues from government, philanthropy and banking to provide different perspectives about diversity and inclusion in our workforces.
Diversity helps contractors tap into minority communities to attract new workers. Thor Construction is able to keep its head above water while other contracts are quickly sinking thanks to an active grassroots recruitment effort.