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The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Governance Committee has unanimously approved a resolution to finance the $420 million convention center expansion project. This is the final approval needed in order to begin the planning phase of the project, which will be led by CAA ICON as the owner's representative, the architecture firms tvsdesign and EUA and the construction team of Gilbane and C.D.

Administrators from the Enfield School District and local officials joined representatives from Gilbane Building Company and JCJ Architects on Sept. 14, 2020, to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the "renovate as new" JFK Middle School renovation and expansion project.

Gilbane-Hunt, a Joint Venture, has been named construction manager of the Canal District Ballpark, new home of the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate in Worcester, Mass. This multi-purpose, publicly owned Triple-A ballpark, located in Worcester's Canal District, will accommodate approximately 10,000 fans upon completion in 2021.

Nordic Aquafarms Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Nordic Aquafarms, an international leader in land-based aquaculture, has named Gilbane Building Company in association with Landry French Construction, construction manager of the Nordic Aquafarms upland aquaculture facility in Belfast, Maine.

Gilbane Building Company has announced the promotion of Mike O'Brien to business unit leader of its Massachusetts and Northern New England offices. A 25-year construction industry veteran, O'Brien most recently served as vice president and operations manager of the region.

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, announced that Gilbane Building Company will serve as the general contractor of the new $700 million project. Located at 900 Packer Avenue between 10th and Darien Streets, in the heart of the South Philadelphia Stadium District, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will transform the area into the first integrated sports, entertainment and casino resort destination in the region.

Gilbane Building Company is raising the bar for the construction industry when it comes to safety with its latest implementation of wearable devices that detect slips, trips and falls on the job, triggering an automatic alert to designated site personnel including medics.

On April 9, 2018, Gilbane Building Company and The S/L/A/M Collaborative Inc. (SLAM) joined North Providence Olney and McGuire Schools, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, state, town and school officials, teachers and students for a ground breaking ceremony on the Olney School grounds.

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Global construction and facilities-related services firm, Gilbane Building Company, was recently honored with a Platinum Safety Award in Building Construction for overall safety performance over the past three years from the Connecticut Construction Industries Association (CCIA).

Gilbane's board of directors announced the appointment of three new Board members — Glyn F. Aeppel, Richard K. Allen and Michael E. McKelvy. “The diverse background and expertise of our new board members will benefit the company as we seek continued profitable growth and expansion.