Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on New Chemistry Building

New state-of-the-art chemistry building provides opportunity for 21st century research

Athens, Ohio – August 31, 2018 – Officials from Ohio University, Gilbane Building Company and the students gathered on August 30 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Ohio University’s new Chemistry Building.

Gilbane is serving as construction manager for the new 69,000 SF, three-story, state-of-the-art facility. The new chemistry building is phase 1 of the Clippinger renovation and will feature student and faculty collaboration spaces, research laboratories and offices for faculty and graduate students. The new building is carefully situated to preserve the nearby Sycamore trees. Completion of the project is set for summer 2020.

“Gilbane is proud to partner with Ohio University on this project that will provide students and faculty with state-of-the-art chemistry building. At the groundbreaking ceremony, you could feel the excitement around the project. It’s great to be a part of such an important project.” said Jeff Park, Gilbane Building Company Project Executive

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, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has 46 office locations worldwide. For more information, visit Gilbane has been providing construction management services in Ohio since 1959.