We create green spaces.
Sustainable development is part of our DNA. In fact, Gilbane Development Company has a long history of commitment to environmental responsibility in our real estate projects, and beyond.
Our commitment to sustainability runs deep. In fact, our Chairman and CEO, Bob Gilbane, is a past president of the Nature Conservancy of Rhode Island, and has received its “Commitment to Conservation” award for his preservation work.
We are devoted to incorporating sustainability into our buildings and communities— whether we’re addressing U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) requirements for LEED® certification, employing green practices for cost savings throughout your operation, or promoting the most sustainable home building methods in the industry.
In addition to our partnerships with ENERGY STAR® and LEED for Homes, we have a dedicated Sustainability Council and Green Team that shares knowledge and best practices with Gilbane Building Company. It’s all part of our effort to have you seeing green in the best possible ways.
We walk the walk when it comes to environmental stewardship:
- Our VA Greenville Health Care Center in Greenville, NC earned LEED Silver in April 2014.
- Our 257 Thayer project is LEED Certified, Silver. Features include a 66kW Solar Array, 30% reduced water usage, and an energy model predicting a 33.5% energy savings from the ANSI/ASHREA standard 90.1-2007.
- Our Orbital Sciences project in Chandler, AZ is registered with the certification goal of LEED Silver, and is one of the first private office buildings in Chandler to receive LEED Certification.
- Our 8 1/2 Canal Street student housing project in Richmond, VA was designed in accordance with the LEED accreditation system.
- In 2010, Gilbane Development won an ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award.
- Surfside Narragansett won a National Association of Home Builders award in the “Project of the Year – Remodel” category for its transformation of existing 1970s apartments into luxury condominiums.
- San Juan Passage, a waterfront community north of Seattle, WA, includes several homes that are LEED for Homes Certified.
- Our Wickford Point project won Coastal Living magazine’s Award for Responsible Residential Development.
- The Verge, our state-of-the-art apartment community project for University of Cincinnati students, is LEED Certified, Gold.