Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Building Ribbon Cutting at Olentangy Berlin High School

New Berlin High School promotes collaboration among students

Delaware, OH – August 7, 2018 – Officials from Olentangy Local School District, Gilbane Building Company and the community came together on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the newly completed Olentangy Berlin High School. This building is the fourth high school for Olentangy and will house 1,700 students.

Gilbane served as construction manager at-risk for the $61.7 million project, which includes a new high school and several athletic fields. The 303,000 SF, two-story high school features an open collaboration area to allow shared-learning spaces for grades 9-12. The school has 28 classrooms, a media center with a collaboration studio, band and music suite, an 800-seat auditorium with stage, cafeteria and student dining/commons area, main gymnasium with seating for more than 2,600 and a 1,300-seat auxiliary gymnasium with locker rooms and administration offices. The campus also includes synthetic football and practice fields with concession stands and stadium seating for 5,600, two baseball fields, two softball fields, a practice field, four tennis courts, shot-put/disc field and four soccer fields.

“Our project team has enjoyed the working relationship we’ve developed with Olentangy Local School District, Fanning Howey and the community on this project. Gilbane is proud of the entire project team on achieving this significant milestone.” – Brian Schiffer, Gilbane Building Company Senior Project Manager

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.