MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company has been recognized for its work managing the $93.5 million modernization of New York City Hall. The project has received a Platinum Award in connection with Building Design + Construction magazine's 29th Annual Reconstruction Awards.
In this year's Annual Reconstruction Awards, detailed in the magazine's October 2012 issue, there were 11 projects that were recognized with awards. New York City Hall was one of only two projects that received the highest award, the Platinum Award.
"This was a very experienced team that executed a spectacular restoration of an important symbol of New York City," said Reconstruction Awards Honorary Chair Walker C. Johnson, FAIA. "Great attention to detail resulted in an exquisite, newly restored structure," added Walker.
"Our entire project team is honored to have been recognized with this prestigious award," said Michael J. Brothers, Hill's Vice President in charge of the project.
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Hill International, with 3,300 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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