Forrester Construction Recognized as Best Place to Work 2017 by Washington Business Journal


Thursday, June 15, 2017 – Rockville, MD – Forrester Construction Recognized as Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal 2017. Forrester and other leading organizations will be honored at a June 22 awards program for creating exceptional workplaces highly valued by their employees.

Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five size categories determined by their number of local employees. Forrester is ranked in the large firm category. The full list of honorees is here. Special thanks to Washington Business Journal helping to make Forrester Construction Recognized as Best Place to Work.

Forrester is particularly proud of this award since it is the direct result of Team Member feedback. Nearly 100% of the company’s approximately 120 employees submitted feedback, rating the firm highly on values, culture, compensation, benefits and management practices. Team Members also noted differentiators like company sponsored events, culture of teamwork and career growth opportunities as key factors.

Executive Vice President Karen Roberts explains “Our Team Members are at the heart of our success and are absolutely critical for Forrester’s achievement of our strategic goals. Being selected as a Best Place to Work is an incredible honor, because it reflects our core values and our strong culture.”

Roberts continues ”We know Forrester’s team is very talented, but it is also really rewarding to know that they like coming in every day, that they feel supported and are engaged in the mission of the company.”

Forrester Construction Recognized as Best Place to Work


Founded in 1988, Forrester Construction is an award-winning Engineering News Record Top 400 and Washington Business Journal Top 15 general contractor offering clients construction management, preconstruction and design build services. A locally-owned leader in the Washington DC Metropolitan market, Forrester has a proven record of construction excellence, client satisfaction and efficient project delivery. This has led to work on such landmark projects at the United States Supreme Court, Arlington National Cemetery, National Institutes of Health, Ford’s Theatre, The Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Since its inception, the firm has been recognized with over 200 construction industry awards and has built many solid, ongoing relationships with its high percentage of repeat clients and long-term subcontractor partners.


Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the Washington Business Journal.  The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions.  The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner.  The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process.  By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best. 

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