Gilbane has been building in Northeast Ohio since 1959 and we currently maintain a full-service construction management office in the Theater District of downtown Cleveland. We have managed building programs for the region’s most prominent organizations including:
- The Cleveland Clinic
- University Hospitals
- Progressive Insurance
- Cuyahoga Community College
- Cleveland State University
- Lorain County Community College
- Kent State University
- Cleveland Metropolitan School District
We are dedicated to volunteerism, corporate giving and partnerships in our efforts to earn our place as a partner in communities throughout Northeast Ohio.
We are active with the ACE Mentor Program, Rebuilding Together Cleveland, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), Providence House, United Way of Greater Cleveland, and the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Commission for Economic Inclusion.
In addition, we are recognized annually as one of NorthCoast 99’s Great Workplaces and in Summer 2011, was named one of Cleveland's Top Workplaces by the Plain Dealer.
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A large financial institution in Northeast Ohio selected Gilbane as construction manager for a new 96,000-square-foot data center on a greenfield site. With extensive underground utilities and the intensive nature of the mechanical and electrical systems, the project team agreed it was critical to utilize Building Information Modeling (BIM) and virtual construction techniques. However, the model concept was new to many of the area trades at the time and some trades involved originally did not have the internal capabilities or understanding of the benefits that BIM would bring to the project.
Bowling Green State University Stroh Center
Construction consulting services for the construction of the Stroh Center, a new convocation center at Bowling Green State University. Gilbane works as an extension of their staff, assisting with the bid and award phase, construction phase and post construction/move in phase.
Kent State University Stopher/Johnson Residence Halls Replacement
Kent State University Stopher/Johnson Residence Halls Replacement Construction included abatement and demolition of the existing Stopher and Johnson Residence Halls and two, new, three-story buildings were then constructed on the site. The opportunity Construction
Cleveland State University Recreation Center
Gilbane was chosen to provide management services for the new, 137,000 square foot recreation center which also incorporated MEP upgrades to the adjacent facility. The program involved demolition of the existing facility, a 30,000 square foot geodesic dome, and the new facility features a 19,000 square foot fitness area/weight room, basketball courts, racquetball and squash courts, running track, multi-purpose rooms, juice bar, administrative areas and a 50-space underground parking garage.