Multi-Market Construction Management and General Contractor Delphi Construction recognized by MassHousing for Highest Percentage WBE
WALTHAM, MASS. - NOVEMBER 08, 2017 - Delphi Construction, Inc. was honored by MassHousing for their achievement in hiring Women Business Enterprises in construction. The multi-market construction management, general contracting and specialized preconstruction services firm received an award for highest WBE dollar percentage among all recognized general contractors during the ceremony held on November 3 at One Beacon Street Boston.
Jake Simmons, CEO of Delphi Construction expressed his company’s appreciation upon receiving the award from MassHousing. “Delphi has always had a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Both in terms of Women Business Enterprises and Minority Business Enterprises. We are pleased to be recognized by MassHousing for that commitment and honored to have received the General Contractor Award for Excellence.”
The award ceremony featured welcoming remarks from Andrea Laing, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Division at MassHousing followed by remarks from Timothy Sullivan, Executive Director, MassHousing and MBE Owner Ricky Malrani. The award was presented to Delphi by James Fortune of the Diversity and Inclusion Division.
MassHousing is an independent, quasi-public agency created in 1966 and charged with providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts. The Agency raises capital by selling bonds and lends the proceeds to low- and moderate-income homebuyers and homeowners, and to developers who build or preserve affordable and/or mixed-income rental housing. MassHousing does not use taxpayer dollars to sustain its operations, although it administers some publicly funded programs on behalf of the Commonwealth. Since its inception, MassHousing has provided more than $20 billion for affordable housing.