Gilbane Building Company Receives Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Project Achievement Award

The South Station CVS / Improvement Project Recognized  with CMAA Project Achievement AwardBoston, MA –  June 25, 2015 – Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction management, was recently awarded a CMAA Project Achievement Award in the Renovation/Modernization Category for the South Station CVS / Improvement Work in Boston, MA.

The CMAA Project Achievement Award recognizes projects that demonstrate exemplary use of Construction Management techniques and services and are evaluated during a competitive review process.  The Awards Committee is composed of owners and professional construction managers. The Committee considers outcomes, overall management, safety, quality management, cost management, schedule management, complexity, innovation and creativity, and customer satisfaction as the basis for the award.

“It is no easy feat executing work and maintaining the highest level of safety in the second largest transportation hub in New England.  Nearly 130,000-plus commuters pass through South Station on a daily basis,” said Ryan Hutchins, Senior Vice President and Business Unit Leader for Gilbane’s New England Region.   “Although it was a challenging project, it was a rewarding one in that the entire team worked collaboratively to ensure the safety of the public, exceed the owner’s expectations and overcome any complexities or challenges.”

Representatives from CVS, Equity Office Properties, Gilbane, Dyer Brown Associates, BKA Architects, accepted the award at the 21st Annual New England Chapter CMAA Awards Banquet where Boston Mayor Marty Walsh honored award recipients.

Gilbane was also recognized for its role as Construction Manager on the Esssex North Shore Technical and Agricultural School in Danvers, MA as submitted by PMA Consultants.

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.

Gilbane has been a leading Boston construction firm since 1946, serving commercial, institutional, and public clients in the Commonwealth on a range of projects, including the MBTA Green Line Extension currently underway. Gilbane is also managing construction projects for the University of Massachusetts, Massport and municipalities throughout the Commonwealth. Additional select clients include Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Tufts University, Verizon, Genzyme, Fidelity Investments, and Bank of America. The district office was named one of the Best Places to Work in MA by the Boston Business Journal in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011 and was named to the Boston Globe’s 100 Top Places to Work 2009 and 2010.