Gilbane Building Company Selected to Provide Construction Management Services for Pennsylvania State University Brandywine Campus New Student Union Building
Philadelphia, Penn. – January 5, 2015 – Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, has been selected by Pennsylvania State University to provide construction management services for the New Student Union Building on the university’s Brandywine campus in Media, PA.
The Student Union building is part of a plan to increase student enrollment while developing a resident student population on this suburban Philadelphia campus. The building will house food services, student gathering spaces, offices, meeting rooms, the campus bookstore and other student-orientated spaces.
“We are thrilled to be helping Pennsylvania State University create this new facility for its students,” said Greg Dunkle, Senior Vice President for Gilbane’s Philadelphia Business Unit. “We look forward to bringing to bear the expertise and lessons we’ve garnered as one of the top builders of education facilities in the country to ensure that PSU Brandywine becomes a center for student development and growth in the years to come.”
Construction activities begin in early 2016 with completion in Summer 2017.
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, 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 office locations around the world.
Gilbane has been providing construction management services in Pennsylvania since 1958 and has served clients including University of Pennsylvania Health System, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, and the City of Philadelphia. Gilbane is an active participant in Rebuilding Together Philadelphia and the ACE Mentor Program.