New York, N.Y., October 15, 2015: Lendlease employees throughout the United States and Mexico wore purple on Spirit Day, Thursday, October 15, 2015 to show solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.
Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and public figures wear purple, which symbolizes 'spirit' on the rainbow flag to show their support for LGBT youth and raise awareness.
“At Lendlease our vision is to create the best places and to do that Lendlease has to be a best place to work for all,” said James Stawniczy, Head of Sustainability and Chairman of the LGBTIA Employee Resource Group. “By celebrating Spirit Day and showing our support for LGBT youth, Lendlease commits to becoming an industry leader in diversity.”
Over the last 25 years, Lendlease has constructed over 450 multifamily residential and mixed use projects valued at $31 billion, which represents more than 190 million square feet and nearly 74,000 units. In addition, Lendlease has developed and built over 40,675 military housing homes and apartments.
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Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and with circa 13,700 (June 2015) employees worldwide, Lendlease’s capabilities span the property value chain.
The Americas region, headquartered in New York, offers project management & construction, public partnerships, development, asset and property management. Our expertise covers multiple sectors including arts & culture, commercial office, education, energy, government, healthcare, hotels & resorts, industrial, military housing communities, mixed-use, multi-site, pharmaceutical, senior living, telecommunications, transportation and aviation.
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