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Gilbane Building Company has been serving Florida for more than 45 years.

As one of Florida’s largest general building contractors, we have been fortunate to serve a wide variety of market sectors and clients since we established our presence in 1972. As general contractor, construction manager at-risk, design/builder or program manager, we are proud to have had a part in helping Florida grow. Our dedication to successfully responding to the needs of our clients has led us to provide a blend of front-end driven construction management services with the delivery-driven services of a builder.

We offer extensive knowledge of the Florida market including construction processes, area subcontractors/suppliers, local M/WBE contractors, and familiarity with all Florida regulatory authorities. Our established relationships with contractors and vendors, local and state authorities and top professionals in the Florida construction industry have resulted in satisfied clients and repeat business.

Markets We Serve:

  • Civic and Cultural
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Mixed-use & Retail
  • Multi-unit Residential
  • Municipal Government
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation

Global Presence Local Ties

Gilbane has been providing construction management services throughout Sarasota since 1972, serving both public and private sector clients in a variety of markets. Our local teams have successfully delivered projects in municipal, commercial, K-12, higher education, healthcare, senior living, hospitality, performing arts, residential, sports, and mixed-use sectors. Our office is comprised of long-term Gilbane employees who share a passion for the culture of the company and giving back to our community and also have strong relationships with local subcontractors and construction trade organizations. Our highly trained construction professionals add value by partnering with our clients and bringing innovative in-house construction technology and services along with best practices through our lessons learned and sustainable construction services. Our clients benefit from our extensive local knowledge and diverse sector experience, ensuring a seamless project.

Additionally, as a leader in healthcare construction, our local staff offers a broad range of experience in a variety of market needs including greenfield campuses, vertical expansions, emergency department and operating room additions and expansions, central energy plants, radiology, linear accelerators, proton therapy, labor and delivery rooms, medical and surgical suites, cardiology and catheterization laboratories, food service and administrative spaces. If your next project needs commercial construction management or design-build services, we have the skilled professionals to help you with your facility from start to finish.

Key Clients Served:

  • Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Systems
  • DWELL Proper
  • University of Florida
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • University of South Florida
  • School District of Manatee County
  • School Board of Sarasota County
  • Crossgate Partners, LLC
  • Seaward Development
  • City of Fort Myers

Featured Local Projects

Local Community Involvement

Being an industry leader is not our only measure of our success, we take great pride in the investments we make in the communities where we do business. Through volunteering, corporate giving and partnerships with organizations, we are dedicated to contributing to the overall quality of life in all the cities we call home. Locally, our team supports:

  • ACE Mentor Program
  • AIA Florida
  • All Faiths Food Bank
  • Argus Foundation
  • Board for the Women’s Sports Museum
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Bridge-A-Life Foundation
  • Challenger Baseball
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Economic Development Councils
  • Gulf Coast Builders Exchange
  • Healthy Families of Sarasota
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • United Way

Join the Gilbane Team

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