Diversity & Inclusion

Contractor Outreach Event, September 7, 2017

More than 100 contractors representing minority, women, local, disabled and veteran-owned businesses turned out for The Howard Hughes Corporation’s second Contractor Outreach event, held on September 7 at the One Merriweather (MedStar) Building in Downtown Columbia. Attendees heard about the next phase of development in the Merriweather District and the potential for future business opportunities.

In addition, representatives from some of the area’s largest contracting and building companies were on hand to greet the business owners to hear about their projects and opportunities. Represented were CBG Building Company, Harkins Builders, Harvey-Cleary Builders, HTI Contractors, Milani Construction LLC and Whiting-Turner.

MWMCA Outreach Fair, June 22, 2017

Once again, The Howard Hughes Corporation participated in a Md. Washington Minority Companies Association’s Minority Outreach Fair, held June 22nd at Maryland Live! Casino. Howard Hughes was one of 30 organizations represented with displays, while more than 500 registered minority business owners were able to make new connections.

For the Howard Hughes team, the event was very productive. Many contacts were made representing a diverse group of businesses, including engineers, landscapers, HVAC companies and more.


Howard Community College Job Fair, March 17, 2017

More than 70 employers, including The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC), participated in Howard Community College’s largest Job Fair ever on March 17, 2017. Representatives of HHC met a diverse group of people searching for employment, including individuals with experience in construction management and marketing, who were interested in being a part of the redevelopment of Downtown Columbia. This was the first time HHC participated in this event.

Employers from all around the state, including Anne Arundel, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, participated.

Howard Community College Internship Fair, February 24, 2017

The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) was one of 39 employers who participated in the Howard Community College Internship Fair in February 2017. The Fair provided the opportunity for HHC representative representatives Antony Justin and Nancy Tucker to meet with potential interns for positions in construction management and marketing.

Hundreds of potential interns, including high school and college students, participated. Other employers represented included the Y of Central Maryland and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab.

Contractor Outreach Event, February 2, 2017

The Howard Hughes Corporation and Whiting-Turner Contracting Company recently co-sponsored an outreach event aimed at sharing information about upcoming business opportunities to Minority, Women, Disabled, Veteran–owned and Local Business Enterprise (MWDVOLBE) contractors. The session attracted more than 170 attendees, including Howard County Equal Business Opportunity Commission members. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, Howard County Council Vice- Chair Dr. Calvin Ball and Council member Mary Kay Sigaty welcomed the contractors and encouraged their participation in Downtown Columbia’s revitalization and economic development. Other speakers included representatives of Whiting-Turner and The Howard Hughes Corporation.


Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors Kick-Off, December 5, 2016

We had a great time getting to know the Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors at our December launch. Almost 100 people attended the event at One Merriweather to mingle and hear from AHCC representatives, Howard County Council Vice -Chair Dr. Calvin Ball, and MD State Dept. Deputy Secretary Luis Berunda. AHCC’s mission is to enable success and competitive fairness to grow Hispanic-owned commercial construction firms in the Mid-Atlantic region.

MWMCA’s Minority Outreach Fair, December 1, 2016

The Howard Hughes Corporation was pleased to feature a display at the Minority Outreach Event at Maryland Live! Casino. Sponsored by Md. Washington Minority Companies Association, more than 650 people attended the event to build connections between small, minority, and women-owned companies.


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