Gilbane Building Company recognized with two awards from the Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum
Gilbane Receives awards for efforts in promoting and enhancing the success of economically and socially disadvantaged businesses
Houston, TX – December 15, 2017 – Leading global construction and facilities-related services firm, Gilbane Building Company, was recently honored with multiple awards for efforts in promoting and enhancing the success of economically and socially disadvantaged businesses in Houston. The Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) honored Gilbane with the Majority Construction Firm of the Year, and employee Darlene Cowins with an Award of Merit for her efforts in coordinating activities.
“We are pleased to honor Gilbane with this award due to their efforts in identifying and working with capable minority subcontractors on their projects. They have done an outstanding job in participating in the forum and hosting outreach events at their downtown Houston office giving minority firms a chance to present their capabilities and network with each other and with Gilbane”, says Milton Thibodeaux, President, Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum, “We look forward to a continued successful partnership with Gilbane as we go into the coming year.”
“We are fortunate to work in a community where many talented small businesses are looking for opportunities to participate in our projects in meaningful ways that allow them to grow and develop their business. This also allows us to increase the number of quality companies that we have available to work with us on our projects.” says Jim Springer, Vice President, Gilbane Building Company.
The Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum (GHBPF) was established in 1991 to be a world class Forum uniquely designed to provide advocates an opportunity to promote and enhance the success of “Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Businesses”.
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 48 office locations around the world.
For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com.