News & Events

October 12, 2013

Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association

We are thrilled to be the 2013 ORLA (Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association) Associate Member of the Year and appreciate being recognized for our contributions and service to the industry.

August 11, 2013

Engineering News Record

This ranking is based on revenue from retail projects completed in 2012 by our California offices. The survey results are published annually by the Engineering News Record.

January 28, 2013

Outstanding Service Award presented to S.D. Deacon by Woodburn Company Stores

We are the proud recipient of the Outstanding Service Award presented to us by Woodburn Company Stores. Since 1997 we have completed five phases of construction and are honored by this recognition.

January 27, 2013

Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH)

With more than 150 workshops, the GOSH Conference is the largest event of its kind in the Northwest. To be held March 4-7, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, it is now open for registration.

September 20, 2012

Sacramento Business Journal

Gorgeous project, creative design, New York RenovationMetro, remodeling creates its level of excellence.

September 13, 2012

Portland Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Award

The Deacon Charitable Foundation was one of three organizations/companies honored at the Portland Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy awards.

August 7, 2012

Sustainability at Work Awards Gold Certification to Our Portland Office

Sustainability at Work recognizes companies that help make Portland clean and sustainable. Only a few businesses have received gold certification so we are proud of the achievement!

August 6, 2012

National Philanthropy Day Orange County

We are proud to be honored with the Outstanding Small Corporation or Business award at this year's National Philanthropy Day Orange County Awards Luncheon.

December 31, 2011

Paragon Outlets at Livermore and Palladio at Broadstone - ICSC

Paragon Outlets at Livermore and Palladio at Broadstone, 42- and 55-acre retail centers, have been ranked as two of the Top 5 largest retail projects in the U.S. by Shopping Centers Today.

October 19, 2011

2011 IDEAwards Winner

Congratulations to the architect team at Group Mackenzie for their Merit Award from the International Interior Design Association for the lobby at Deacon Development Group's Triangle Pointe Building!

October 9, 2011

Retail Traffic Magazine

We don't like to brag, but Retail Traffic Magazine listed S.D. Deacon as one of the TOP Contractors of 2011. We placed 14th in retail shell construction volume and 7th in interior improvements.

September 28, 2011

BIP [Building Industry Products]

BIP designs products for the concrete industry, including the BIPChair and BIPClip which increases productivity and alleviates problems associated with wire tying. Visit

September 19, 2011

Portland Business Journal

S.D. Deacon is thrilled to announce that the Portland Business Journal has ranked us as one of the top 10 philanthropic companies in the medium category for 2011.

September 4, 2011

Orange County Business Journal's 2011 Best Places to Work

What S.D. Deacon's employees already knew, is now confirmed. We made the Best Places to Work list, as ranked by the Orange County Business Journal for 2011.

February 27, 2011

NW Photon

We have joined up with solar system installer NW Photon Energy on a joint venture called DC-Energy to perform large solar projects on the West Coast. For more information, visit

February 14, 2011


The Portland office is Recycle at Work Certified by the City of Portland. This certification recognizes our efforts to reduce office waste by educating employees and ensuring that we recycle.

October 29, 2010

Best Places to Work - California

For four years, we have been in the Sacramento Business Journal's "Top Ten Best Places to Work." Based on employee surveys, we jumped from 4th in 2007, to 3rd in 2008 and 2nd in 2009 and 2010.

September 14, 2010


The Sacramento office won the Waste Management Recycle Rewards Contest in September of 2010 for their exemplary office recycling efforts.

July 31, 2009


This award goes to buildings that meet the Office of Sustainable Development's G/Rated standard for green tenant improvements.

July 31, 2009


King County recognized S.D. Deacon's Seattle EcoAction Committee's efforts to increase recycling, compost and reduce paper use. Our EcoAction program works to reduce our impact on the environment.