Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Groundbreaking of Four New Elementary Schools for Fremont City School District

New elementary schools will provide modern learning environment

Fremont, Ohio – May 29, 2019 – Officials from Fremont City School District, Gilbane Building Company, SSOE/Munger & Munger, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission and students came together on Wednesday, May 22 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of four new elementary facilities that will provide a modern learning environment for future generations of students.

Gilbane is serving as construction manager at-risk for the construction of four new elementary schools. Each elementary school will be 56,000 SF and will house PK-5 students. The project includes abatement and demolition of the seven existing elementary schools, and each new school will be constructed on an existing site. The program is set to be completed by the start of the 2021 school year.

The Gilbane team is excited for the opportunity to work with Fremont City School District on the construction of their new school facilities. We look forward to bringing the expertise and lessons learned we’ve amassed as one of the top builders of education facilities.” – Chad Stevers, Gilbane Building Company Senior Project Executive

In addition to the elementary schools, Gilbane is also providing construction manager services for the new high school. The school will be a 192,000 SF facility and includes 8,000 SF of space for a career technology center and a new performing arts center. Construction of all five schools will be completed in 2021.

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 more than 45 office locations worldwide. For more information, visit

Gilbane is one of the most experienced builders in the Central/Midwest market and is currently one of the largest construction managers in the Columbus market. Our established relationships with area subcontractors/suppliers, local and state authorities, M/WBE contractors and top design and engineering professionals have resulted in satisfied clients and repeat business throughout the state. With more than 60 years of success in the highly competitive construction market, Gilbane is committed to continuing the strong tradition of excellence in the Ohio construction industry.