Blach Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area

San Jose, Calif. – (April 22, 2015) – The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times recently announced that Blach Construction Company is the #6 company on their list of the “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area.”

This is the seventh consecutive year that Blach has been ranked as one of the top ten companies. Additionally, Blach was also the highest rated building contractor or construction manager in its size category. Beginning in 2008, the company has been ranked #6 or higher in its size category. In 2010, Blach was named the #1 best place to work in the Bay Area.

Malcom Bordelon and Mary Huss, the publishers of the respective newspapers, announced this recognition at an awards gala attended by more than 800 Bay Area business leaders Tuesday evening at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. More than 500 companies competed for the opportunity to be recognized as one of the top 132 companies in the annual Bay Area's Best Places to Work survey. Blach was ranked #6 in the “midsize” company category, among the top 25 firms who employ 100 to 249 employees.

“All of us at Blach Construction were delighted to learn of our high ranking again this year in this competition,” commented Mike Blach, president and CEO. “We genuinely appreciate the positive and critical feedback we receive every year from this survey, and we act on our colleagues’ suggestions on how we can improve. Our leadership team and I truly want our company to be the best place to work, and I’m blessed to be able to collaborate with such dedicated, smart and caring co-workers,” Blach continued.

In order to qualify for the top 132, the firm’s employees must successfully complete an anonymous questionnaire, which focuses on employee engagement, best practices, work environment and benefits.  

“We continue to be amazed by the quality of our employees and the dedication they show to the company and our clients,” said Gaye Landau-Leonard, vice president of human resources. “Making this prestigious list again is an honor we are delighted to receive and work hard to earn.” 

The official results from the survey were published in a special supplement in both newspapers. For a complete listing of the companies honored and accompanying stories, please visit  

Blach Construction Company builds structures of enduring quality and value throughout northern and central California. The company’s experience encompasses a broad cross-section of commercial, industrial and institutional building types, including education, healthcare, technology, life sciences, sustainable, professional services and civic/community facilities.  The company is based in Silicon Valley, with a full-service regional office located in Monterey. 

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015