Urban is pleased to announce that Metro Philadelphia has named the firm the Best Engineering business in the city as a part of the publication’s Philly’s Best competition. After being nominated, Urban was named winner in its category after 65,000 votes cast by readers.
“Our firm was founded in Philadelphia more than 60 years ago and it is a true honor to be named the best business in the engineering category by Metro Philadelphia readers,” said Jennifer Waters, PE, LEED AP, an Urban associate vice president and Philadelphia office manager. “We work with clients in this city to enhance our streets, airports, waterways, transit, and skyline, and this recognition is vindication of our staff’s hard work and dedication to improving Philadelphia.”
Urban Engineers is a multidisciplinary planning, design, environmental, and construction support services consulting firm. Founded as a seven-person firm in 1960, Urban has grown to a staff of more than 450 employees located throughout 16 regional offices across the United States. The firm’s experts put their passion to work to improve the everyday built environment, wherever that may be.
Metro Philadelphia is the city’s leading daily newspaper. As a free tabloid, the paper provides access to readers wherever they are from train stations to strategically positioned boxes to high traffic newsstands. Metro Philadelphia’s Best gave the publication’s readers the power to choose the best businesses in Philadelphia. Although hundreds of businesses were nominated and thousands of readers voted, there is only one first-place winner in each category. The full winners guide can be read by clicking here.