Howard Stein Hudson Expands into Worcester with Grand Opening
April 11, 2019
Howard Stein Hudson, the innovative engineering, planning, and construction services firm, founded 32 years ago by Jane Howard, has opened their newest office in Worcester in response to increasing demand for services in the region. The office is managed by former Spencer DPW Director Steven Tyler, P.E., and located at 370 Main Street. HSH provides the full suite of hands-on services they have become known for, including civil engineering, roadway design, pavement management, transportation planning, bicycle and pedestrian access, public outreach, and construction services. HSH has built a reputation of offering exceptional service to public and private clients, using their one-stop shopping approach to achieve the desired results.
HSH CEO, Tom Stokes, P.E., said in a statement “For a company that prides itself on keeping ahead of trends in an ever-evolving business, there is no place we would rather be at this historic time than in the Commonwealth than Worcester. We are delighted to call Worcester home as we make a long-term, brick and mortar commitment.” He added, “We are officially open for business, and hope folks will drop in and see us.”
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito commented: “Governor Baker and I are committed to ensuring that every zip code in the Commonwealth has the opportunities and the resources to grow and thrive,” said Lt. Governor Karyn Polito. “We are pleased that Howard Stein Hudson has chosen Central Massachusetts as its home and we look forward to its contributions to the City of Worcester’s economic success.”
Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty also commented: “It is so rewarding to see that the investments that we have made in Worcester continue to attract new businesses. The people who work at Howard Stein Hudson will contribute to our small business economy and will be a welcome addition to our community.”
Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus stated: “Howard Stein Hudson’s commitment to Worcester is further evidence of the strength and attraction that our City has. It is my pleasure to welcome HSH to the Heart of the Commonwealth.”
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Timothy P. Murray remarked: “Myself, and the Chamber, are happy to welcome Howard Stein Hudson to Worcester and to the City’s business community. We are looking forward to a long and strong relationship with HSH.”
In keeping with the local theme of the evening, HSH provided refreshments from local companies, breweries, and farms, including cheeses from Westfield Farm in Hubbardston; breads from Smith Farms in Winchendon; wine from Broken Creek Vineyard in Shrewsbury; and Table Talk pies, Wormtown Beer, and Polar beverages from Worcester. Catering was provided by Struck Catering of Worcester.
Steven Tyler, P.E., a recognized expert in infrastructure planning in the region, will lead the office. As the former DPW Director for the Town of Spencer, Steven is highly knowledgeable on the importance of strong systems to support engineering, planning, and public involvement. He is able to see project ideas become reality through his extensive experience with Federal and State Funding programs.