Gilbane Building Company Announces Appointment of Barbara Colman

30+-year construction industry expert joins Gilbane as Project Manager in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA – February, 2016 – Gilbane Building Company recently hired Barbara Colman as Project Manager. She will be based out of the Atlanta, Georgia office and will work within the Higher Ed and K-12 markets. Colman, who has extensive project management credentials, brings more than 30 years of construction industry experience managing large capital improvement programs in nine school districts in Georgia and South Carolina, with projects and programs ranging from $100,000 to $1.2 Billion.

Barbara Colman “As our growth in the Atlanta market continues at an accelerated pace, we are happy to have talent such as Barbara join us in leading the effort on our complex and critical projects,” said Michael Brown, Senior Vice President. “Her skills in construction delivery methods and local relationships with owners, architects, engineers, contractors and subcontractors will be a great asset to the team.”

In her new role, Colman will be responsible for a broad range of construction management services for Gilbane’s clients. She will focus on the GA Board of Regents P3 Resident Housing for seven campuses throughout the state where Gilbane is playing a large role in the projects in a management capacity. Colman formerly worked with Parsons Corporation and Beers construction, now Skanska, prior to joining Gilbane.

Colman holds a Construction Management degree from Clemson University and currently serves on the Board of Directors for CEFPI-GA.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction-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. Gilbane, a family-owned company, has more than 50 office locations around the world.

Gilbane Building Company has been providing construction management services in Atlanta for nearly 40 years. Centrally located in Buckhead in the heart of Atlanta, Gilbane has been involved in a range of construction projects from the Carbon-Neutral Energy Solutions Laboratory for Georgia Tech to the Restoration Hardware Design Gallery to Georgia Regents University Cancer Research Center among other projects in Georgia. To learn more, visit