MARLTON, N.J., Jan. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been ranked by Building Design magazine as one of the architecture industry's favorite project managers to work with, as determined by a survey of the world's largest architecture practices. Hill ranked tied for second place in the survey, an improvement from tied for fourth place in last year's survey. The ranking was included in the magazine's recent World Architecture Top 100 2013 supplement. Hill was the only U.S.-based firm to be ranked in the survey. "It is a great honor to be named by the world's top architects as one the project managers they most like to work with," said David L. Richter, Hill's President and Chief Operating Officer. "It is a reflection on how we manage projects so successfully, through our culture of cooperation and mutual success for all project participants," added Richter. Building Design magazine is the architect's number one destination for news, comment and opinion. Building Design's unique format and critical writing has earned it the reputation as one of the United Kingdom's best business titles. For more information on Building Design, please visit their websites at www.bdonline.co.uk and www.worldarchitecture100.com. Hill International, with 3,500 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com. The Hill International, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5733 Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements include: modifications and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to our backlog. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.