Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for LeeTran Headquarters

Fort Myers, FL – March 2015 – Representatives from Lee County, FDOT, City of Fort Myers and other local officials were on hand for the dedication and ribbon cutting held for the new LeeTran Headquarters, Operations and Maintenance Facility in Fort Myers. Gilbane Building Company, a leader in construction services, was the construction manager for the project.

Image: Alan Mandel Fort Myers Beach City Council Member, Tim Hensey and Gordon Glover of Gilbane Building Company, and Larry Kiker Board of Commissioners Lee County.

Image: Alan Mandel Fort Myers Beach City Council Member, Tim Hensey and Gordon Glover of Gilbane Building Company, and Larry Kiker Board of Commissioners Lee County.

Built on a 23-acre campus and with more than 93,000 square feet, the new facility was designed to house all of its employees in one location with enough parking to accommodate long-term growth as projected in its long-range transportation plan.

The administrative offices building consists of office and clerical staff, customer service, public meeting space, IT and training functions. The operations building houses supervisory staff, dispatch, driver check-in and prep area, vehicle inspection and release for both fixed route and para-transit services. The maintenance building is equipped with the newest technology for fleet maintenance which includes 15 repair bays bays with lifts for bus repairs.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world.

Since 1972, Gilbane has been an industry leader in the state of Florida with a reputation for construction quality and client satisfaction. The company’s market expertise is focused on education, healthcare, and public facilities working with some of the area’s major organizations including FCCI, University of South Florida, St. Joseph Hospital, and School District of Sarasota County.