Gilbane Building Company opens new office in the heart of downtown Chicago

Downtown Chicago Office AnnouncementChicago, IL – April 15, 2015 – Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, announced the opening of a new office in the heart of downtown Chicago across from the Merchandise Mart. It joins the firm’s other Chicago office conveniently located by the airport. The new office is in the high profile 225 West Wacker Drive tower and is part of Gilbane’s continued commitment to serving the Chicago community.

“For us, it is about building relationships, people and communities while delivering facilities that change the lives of others,” said Adam Jelen, Senior Vice President. “This office allows us to meet the needs of our clients and have a strong downtown presence in Chicago’s vibrant city center.”

Gilbane has a history of more than 37 years of success in the Chicago market. The new Chicago office will support the local operations and provide opportunity for investment in this region of the country. With two permanent Chicago offices, Gilbane has worked on notable projects such as The University of Chicago Medicine’s Center for Care and Discovery, Goldman Sachs Interior Renovations, Hotel Burnham Renovations and Atwood Café, AIG 500 West Madison Renovations, UCAN City Campus and Chicago Public Schools Summer Improvement Program.

About Gilbane, Inc.

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-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. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 offices worldwide. For more information, visit

Gilbane’s Chicago office has been providing building construction management, program management, design-build and general contracting services since 1978. Gilbane’s overall approach includes owner and design team support in all facets of preconstruction, construction, move-in, testing, and commissioning.