Gilbane Acquires Florida-based W.G. Mills, Inc.
Gilbane Building Company, one of the nation’s leading providers of Construction Management and related services, has acquired W.G. Mills, Inc., a construction management firm with operations based in Florida.
Top 10 Completed Projects of 2010
A compilation of 10 Gilbane projects that were slated to be complete this calendar year and had the prerequisite information and professional photography ready to go for our website. Congrats all and look forward to more in 2011!
Dedication Held for GA Department of Corrections State Offices South at Tift College
Gilbane recently celebrated the dedication of State Offices South for the Georgia Department of Corrections at the historic Bessie Tift College campus in Forsyth, Georgia. The three-year renovation of the former women’s college, which was founded in 1849, was a collaborative effort between Gilbane, the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDOC) and the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission (GSFIC).
University Hospitals Commits $200,000 to Cleveland ACE Mentor Scholarship Program
University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, has committed to a donation of $200,000 to the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland over the next four years. Gilbane Building Company and University Hospitals are co sponsors of the ACE program and brought it to Cleveland in 2008.
Arpino-Shaffer Joins Gilbane as Senior Project Executive
Karen Arpino-Shaffer has joined Gilbane Building Co. as Senior Project Executive, to grow Gilbane’s transportation practice in the Commonwealth.
Gilbane Names Tierney to lead Northern California/Nevada District
Gilbane Building Company has named Matthew P. Tierney, senior vice president, to lead its operations in Northern California and Nevada. In this position, Tierney will manage all of Gilbane’s business and construction operations throughout the district.
Central DuPage Hospital and ProCure Celebrate Grand Opening of Proton Center
The state of Illinois opened its first proton therapy center, offering the most advanced form of radiation treatment to patients with cancer. Gilbane served as the General Contractor.
Gilbane Receives CMAA Award for John Tyler Community College Science Building
Gilbane Building Company has received a CMAA Project Achievement Award for its Construction Management of the Science Building at John Tyler Community College in Midlothian, Va. The award was given in the category of buildings, new construction with a constructed value of less than $30 million. The owner is Virginia Community College System.
Gilbane Awarded CM-at-Risk for Sherwood Middle School
Gilbane Building Co. has been selected to provide Construction Management at Risk Services for the new $37 million Sherwood Middle School.
De Anza Community College wins Honorable Mention
De Anza Community College in Cupertino, CA- At the 2010 Higher Ed Sustainability Conference, De Anza College, Visual and Performing Arts Center won Overall Sustainable Design at the ninth Annual (2010) California Higher Education Sustainability Conference- Best Practices Competition in Los Angeles for the Best Overall Sustainable Design for Community Colleges.
CMAA Recognizes Best Projects and Programs of the Year
CMAAhas selected the best and most innovative Construction Management projects and programs of 2010, including Gilbane'sJohn Tyler Community College and H.D. Cooke Elementary School projects.
Gilbane Honored with Merit Award for Corporate Safety Program
At the Washington Contractor Awards Ceremony (AGC of DC) on October 6th, Gilbane was honored with the Merit Award for our Corporate Safety Program.
Gilbane to Direct New England Region Operations From Boston
Gilbane Building Company, one of the nation’s largest privately held construction companies, announced today that it will direct its growing business in the New England region from Boston, Mass.
Gilbane Projects Awarded in Mid-Atlantic Construction Best Of 2010 Program
Mid-Atlantic Construction magazine announced the winners of its Best Of 2010 awards program. The Richmond CenterStage, Richmond, Va. received an Award of Merit.
General Services Administration Massena US Land Port of Entry selected for a New York Construction and ENR Best of 2010 Award
New York Construction magazine announced the winners of its Best of 2010 awards competition. The annual competition recognizes construction excellence from across the region and chose General Services Administration Massena US Land Port of Entry, Massena, NY as Project of the Year in the Government/Public Building category.
Intercontinental Developers, Lot E Parking Garage Wins Award of Merit
Intercontinental Developers, Lot E Parking Garage Presented with an Award of Merit in the New Construction category from the Connecticut Building Congress, Inc.
H.D. Cooke Elementary School Modernization has won AGC's Washington Contractor Award
H.D. Cooke Elementary School Modernization has won AGC's Washington Contractor Award
Completed in August 2009, renovations and expansion to an elementary school totaling 86,000 SF. Work included demolition of an existing wing, the addition of a new classroom wing and cafeteria, and the renovation of the historic original facility. This project has achieved LEED for Schools Silver Certification.
Gilbane Awarded General Contractor for Replacement Fire Station at Nevada Air National Guard Base
Gilbane will act as the General Contractor for a new 20,500-square-foot replacement fire station at the Nevada Air National Guard Base in Reno, Nevada.
BD+C Awards Richmond CenterStage
Gilbane's Richmond CenterStage project received a Bronze award from Building Design + Construction Magazine during their 27th Annual Reconstruction Awards.
Student Profile: Construction Management
A recent Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) graduate completed a co-op with Gilbane Building Company and is now ready to enter the workforce working at Gilbane.
Student Profile: WIT Construction Management
A recent Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) student graduates from his Gilbane Building Company co-op experience with a career.
SAP Meets Highest LEED Standard
SAP’s goal was to be the first corporately-owned LEED Platinum Certified building in the Mid-Atlantic States.
Gilbane Building Company Acquires Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc.
Gilbane Building Company announced that it has acquired Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc. (ITSI), an award-winning, design-build, infrastructure and environmental firm with an international presence.
Gilbane Selected To Provide CM-at-Risk for Longmeadow School
Gilbane has been selected to provide Construction Manager at Risk services for the new Longmeadow High School.
Gilbane Building Company Names Michael Brown Southeast Regional Manager
Gilbane Building Company has named Michael C. Brown as senior vice president and Southeast regional manager.
Groundbreaking at Bakersfield Courthouse Brings Excitement & Hope
The new federal courthouse in Bakersfield is making headlines with the promise of new jobs, following the excitement of the groundbreaking ceremony on July 12th.
Gilbane Selected to Build the City of Phoenix Police Squaw Peak Precinct
Gilbane was selected to construct the 25,723-square-foot Police Squaw Peak Precinct located on Maryland Avenue east of 20th Street in Phoenix Arizona.
Gilbane Teams Turns Out in Force for Rebuiliding Together
Gilbane teams from across the country have once again thrown their support and hard work behind Rebuilding Together. This group helps homeowners with a variety of repairs so they can stay in their homes that they love, but have difficulty maintaining.
Gilbane Building Company to build Tahoe City Transit Center in Placer County
Gilbane will act as the General Contractor for the $4.29 million Tahoe City Transit Center in Tahoe City, California.
Gilbane to serve as Program Manager for Rochester School District Modernization Program
The Rochester Joint Schools Construction Board (RJSCB) of Rochester, New York has selected Gilbane to provide Program Management services for Phase 1 of the Facilities Modernization Program (FMP) of the Rochester City School District and the City of Rochester.
Gilbane opens Carson City office
Gilbane is proud to announce the opening of its office in Carson City, Nevada.
Bradley Hospital receives Building of America award
Bradley Hospital’s new, state-of-the-art inpatient building – the centerpiece of a campus-wide modernization project – was recently selected for a Building of America award as one of New England’s most innovative design projects of the year.
Gilbane Awarded Frostburg State University Center for Communications and Information Technology (CCIT)
Gilbane has been selected as the Construction Manager at Risk for the new $45 million Center for Communications and Information Technology (CCIT) at Frostburg State University.
New Cal Poly Science Center Breaks Ground
Signaling the ceremonial beginning of construction for the Center for Science at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), Gilbane broke ground earlier this month in San Luis Obispo.
Beyond the Numbers:Safety Programs Save More Than Money
Good safety records have a positive impact on a firm’s standing with its employees, customers and the community.
CWRU, UH get $5 million Third Frontier grant for new imaging center
Medical-imaging maker Philips Healthcare will open a $38.4 million global research and development center next year at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, a boost to the region's growing cluster of medical-imaging businesses. The imaging center will house the latest generation of Philips equipment. Among them will be the PET/MRI machine, a hybrid scanner still in the research phase that blends magnetic resonance imaging with positron emission tomography scanning.
ACE Mentor Program of New Jersey
The ACE Mentor Program of New Jersey held its Annual Scholarship Breakfast on June 3, 2010. This year there were a total of nine (9) teams throughout the State with over 110 students.
Building the Right Way - BIM
More AGC contractors say building information modeling is not being used to its greatest potential.
JobSight: University of Chicago Residence Hall
Stone Business Magazine: Gilbane Building served as Construction Manager in building the University of Chicago residence hall, which opened Fall 2009.
Meet the Virtual Project Manager
Goodbye to paper? iBuild can bring in the owner, the architect, the contractor, sub-contractors, and consultants together on one user platform. With the various applications displayed as boxes, or “widgets,” users can one-stroke access any application they want.
Groundbreaking Ceremony at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
On May 14th the groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of construction of the new $40 million Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Sports and Recreation Center. Gilbane was hired by WPI to provide construction management services for the new four-story facility.
Local Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Organization
Applause, laughter and few happy tears highlighted the ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Mentor Program of Cleveland’s annual banquet on Tuesday night, May 11, 2010.
Gilbane Development Company is recognized with a 2010 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award
Gilbane Development Company is recognized with a 2010 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award.
ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland Announces First Annual Student Scholarship Awards
The ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Mentor Program of Cleveland is proud to announce its first scholarship awards at its annual banquet for Cleveland high school students pursuing higher education.
Groundbreaking Ceremony at Woburn Elementary School
Gilbane Building Company is providing Construction Management Services on the $18 million Goodyear Elementary School.
Groundbreaking Ceremony at Rochester Elementary School
Gilbane Building Company is providing Construction Management Services for the $19 million renovation/addition of Rochester Memorial School.
2010 Top Contractors by New York Construction Magazine
Check out Gilbane's 2010 rankings in New York Construction...
Team Celebrates One Million Safe Hours
The Elmhurst Hospital project team recently celebrated one million safe hours from March 2009 to April 2010.
Gilbane selected to provide Construction Management Services for University of North Florida Student Wellness & Sports Education Center
Gilbane selected to provide Construction Management Services for University of North Florida Student Wellness & Sports Education Center facility.
URI biotech building earns LEED Gold
URI Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences facility: the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit trade organization that promotes sustainability in how buildings are designed, built, and operated, named the URI Center a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold building.
Maricopa County Celebrates “Topping Out” of New Court Tower
On April 19, 2010, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the Maricopa County project team (Gilbane/Ryan and GouldEvans + AECOM) celebrated a major milestone as the last steel beam was raised and placed on the 16-story court tower structure.
Orbital Sciences Honored for 2009 Office Build-to-Suit of the Year
The new Orbital Sciences Building in Chandler, AZ has won the 2009 Office Build-to-Suit of the Year from the Phoenix Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
Gilbane selected to perform CM-at-Risk Services for the New Madera Courthouse
Gilbane selected to perform CM at Risk Services for the new Madera Courthouse in Madera, CA.
Topping Off Ceremony at Southcoast Fairhaven Oncology Center
A successful topping off ceremony for the new Southcoast Fairhaven Oncology Center occurred Friday April 2, 2010.
Gilbane's Boston Office Honored with Two CMAA New England Project Achievement Awards
Gilbane Boston Honored with two CMAA New England Project Achievement Awards.
Gilbane TPM selected to Provide Planning, Coordination and Activation Services for Franklin County Courthouse
Gilbane TPM selected to provide planning, coordination and activation services for Franklin County Courthouse
Gilbane selected to provide Construction Management Services for University of South Carolina Moore Business School
Gilbane, along with partner Cumming SMG, has been selected to provide Construction Management services for the new $72 million Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.
While BIM can unlock process efficiencies on any project, its benefits are most pronounced in large projects. The $339-million, 695,000-sf Maricopa County Court Tower in Phoenix is a perfect example.
Gilbane ranks 13th on Training Magazine's Top 125 List
Training Magazine has ranked Gilbane Building Company 13th on its 2010 Training Top 125 list. This award, established in 2000, recognizes companies for excellence in training and development.
Gilbane named one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For
FORTUNE announced Thursday that Gilbane Inc. has been ranked 92nd on the 13th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The full list and related stories appear in the February 8 issue of FORTUNE, also available online at fortune.com/bestcompanies.
Gilbane Selected CM to West Valley-Mission Community College District
Gilbane has been selected to provide construction management services to the West Valley-Mission Community College District under the Measure H Bond Program. We are approved to perform services under a 5-year Master Agreement.
Eisenhower Memorial Commission Selects Gilbane to Manage Design and Construction
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission (EMC) has announced the selection of Gilbane Building Company to oversee the design and construction management of the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Memorial, the nation’s first presidential memorial of the 21st century. Gilbane Building Company will support the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the EMC in all aspects of design team and contractor integration, quality control, value engineering, scheduling and budget management.
St. Petersburg College Natural Science and Math Building
Mills Gilbane is awarded the 2009
Excellence in Construction Award for St. Petersburg College Natural Science and
Math Building by Associated Builders and Contractors.
Gilbane honored for Wellness Innovation
Gilbane was recently honored by Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri with a state Wellness Innovation Award for employers with more than 500 employees.
Gilbane to serve as Program Manager for largest ARRA-funded single project in Wisconsin
Gilbane Building Company’s Milwaukee office has been selected by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to provide Project Control Services for the reconstruction and expansion of Interstate Highway 94 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Klawans and Fasching recognized as Outstanding Women in the construction and building industry
The Women Builders Council (WBC) recently marked its Fifth Anniversary by honoring many Outstanding Women in the construction and building industry. Gilbane's Diane Fasching and Sue Klawans were among the honorees.
Gilbane Breaks Ground for Phase I of Norwalk Wastewater Treatment Plant
Glastonbury, CT –The Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) for the City of Norwalk held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $37 million – Phase 1 Upgrade to the Wastewater Treatment Plant on October 15, 2009.
NBACC Receives ABC Mega-Project Excellence Award
The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures (NBACC) laboratory project received an Excellence Award in the Mega-Project category from the Metro Washington DC and Maryland Chapters of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
Concord Hospital is First Hospital in Northern New England Awarded LEED Certification
Concord, NH – Concord Hospital is the first hospital in northern New England and second in New England awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) national certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its East & North Wing Additions construction project.
Pardon our Dust
The new $145 million Sharp Memorial Hospital opens without skipping a beat in the many services it offers to the community of San Diego.
Gilbane and the rest of the project team employ an integrated project delivery method for Kerry Americas' new headquarters building.
Solutions for the Design-Versus-Budget Challenge
How do you get everything you want — and need — in the design of new facilities when the project budget doesn't match the shopping list?
The Green Generation
The under-30 crowd wants to make meaningful improvements with respect to US-GBC, LEED® and thinking green. They are taking the lead on sustainability issues and making a difference in their organizations.
Strategies for Managing Healthcare Construction Costs
Insight and guidance for managing healthcare construction costs
The Prudential Center, the first new professional sports arena to be built in metropolitan New York/New Jersey in 25 years, had a promise to keep.
The Daily Grind... Redefined
Today’s workplace is exceedingly dynamic and significantly different from what it looked like 20 years ago.
Advancing the Decision-Making Process Through Conceptual Cost Modeling
Delivering your healthcare project on time and on budget.
Managing a Seamless Transition From Old to New
Learn the right process for being fully operational in your new space on day one.
Gilbane outlines its unparalleled approach to ensuring client satisfaction on every project.
Law and Order
The new Worcester Trial Court Complex is the first comprehensive justice center in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This 427,000-square-foot facility brings together all of the county’s courts under one very functional and stylish roof.
Managing the K-12 Portfolio
New Haven, CT, is spending $1.5 billion on a 17-year program to overhaul its entire stock of schools, a massive undertaking for program manager Gilbane Building Company.
A Historic Achievement
Building the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington D.C. was a true test of Gilbane's ability to balance historic preservation with complex and innovative construction techniques.
Building Up America's Defenses
Gilbane has been constructing two Biosafety Level 4 (BSL4) laboratories, one for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the other for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for the past five years.
In Phoenix, Arizona, Gilbane recently completed a new, 105,000-square-foot crime laboratory equipped to crack even the toughest cases.