El Valor


HBK was pleased to be among the sponsors for the El Valor Golf Outing on September 16. The golf outing took place at Silver Lake Country Club in Orland Park, IL. The funds raised from this event will go directly toward El Valor's COVID-19 relief efforts. Each year, El Valor serves over 4,000 children, adults with disabilities, and their families.

City Club of Chicago


HBK was pleased to support City Club of Chicago's event of Monday, September 14. Speakers Samir Mayekar and Sam Skinner spoke on the topic Chicago: A Path to Economic Recovery.



Habitat for Humanity Chicago


HBK IMPACT volunteers worked on a Habitat for Humanity project in the West Pullman community of Chicago on August 28. The team framed walls, headers and built a doorway. Their efforts resulted in the layout and build of almost all of the interior walls for the home's first floor.


DuPage County Adopt-A-Highway Program


HBK employees worked together to clean up a DuPage County highway on August 13. The activity is part of an ongoing effort by the Oak Brook office employees.

HBK has adopted a section of 31st Street, between Jorie Blvd. (west limit) and S. York Road (east limit) in Oak Brook under the DuPage County Division of Transportation’s ‘Adopt-a-Highway Program’.

Rabine Group Foundation


HBK was pleased to participate in the Rabine Group Foundation Golf Outing on August 10. The charity golf outing is an annual event put on by the Rabine Group Foundation. The foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2007 to contribute human and financial resources to organizations that improve the quality of life in our communities.



Quanta Acquires HBK Engineering, LLC


HBK Engineering, LLC was acquired by Quanta Services on July 2, 2020 and Quanta reported the information as part its second quarter 2020 earnings results. The earnings press release read: In July 2020, Quanta completed the strategic acquisition of a leading professional engineering firm based in Chicago, IL, that provides infrastructure engineering and design services to electric utilities, gas utilities and communications services companies, as well as permitting and utility locating services. This acquisition meaningfully enhances Quanta's turnkey engineering capabilities in its core utility markets and particularly strengthens its communications engineering capabilities. See https://investors.quantaservices.com/news-events/press-releases/detail/279/quanta-services-reports-second-quarter-2020-results for the full release.

Girls in the Game


HBK participated in the Girls in the Game Leader to Leader event on July 15. Panelists were interviewed by the Girls' Teen Squad and shared advice about different career opportunities and industries.

HBK Strong Thank You Gifts


HBK recently recognized the great work being done in the field by our locators, leads, surveyors, and administrative staff during these challenging times. Each employee received a gift bag with a thank you note, HBK Strong hat, water bottle and treats. HBK is grateful for their efforts, and their hard work and dedication is appreciated during these challenging times! 

HBK Ranked in ENR 2020 Top 500 Design Firms


HBK Ranked #247

HBK was ranked in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2020 Top 500 Design Firms. The Top 500 Design Firms list, published annually in April, ranks the 500 largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. Companies are ranked according to revenue for design services performed in 2019.

HBK ranked 247 in ENR’s 2020 Top 500 Design Firms— see rankings.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) is the only media brand reporting news, data, rankings, analysis and commentary essential to decision-makers in the $11.25-trillion global construction industry. As the trusted source for 140+ years, ENR provides professionals in the buildings and infrastructure markets information to thrive regionally, nationally and globally.

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