Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 180
Institutional | GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY
A Crown Jewel
GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY TACKLES A HIGH-PROFILE CIVIL PROJECT IN FLORIDA.
lthough it wears a variety of
construction hats, Gilbane
Building Company has a passion for civic work. It specializes
in signature designs, challenging urban
sites, tightly prescribed timetables and budgets linked to major fundraising efforts.
Its civic portfolio includes a variety of
national landmarks, cultural facilities and
civic buildings. From the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum
to the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the
Vietnam, World War II and Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential memorials, Gilbane has
a history of transforming national treasures.
Additionally, its portfolio is peppered
with new construction and renovation
projects for massive convention centers, libraries and municipal buildings. Then there
are cultural facilities. Gilbane has penchant
The company has completed more
than 35 museums totaling more than 4
million square feet. It prides itself on
understanding what it takes to successfully
deliver high-profile facilities that must be
built to protect the valuable collections
specializes in signature
designs, challenging sites, and
tight budgets and timetables.
company's portfolio includes
high-profile projects like the
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
Taking On Challenges
Gilbane currently has a prominent and
challenging project under development
in St. Petersburg, Fla. Construction on the
Gilbane Building Company
* Headquarters: Providence, R.I.
* Specia y: Commercial and civic
"We are excited to be part of
e team at will execute e
vision of is unique facility."
- Tim Hensey, vice president
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Museum of the American Arts and Crafts
Movement is expected to be complete by
the middle of 2019 with artwork being
installed by the fall of that year.
The 137,000-square-foot museum is
expected to enhance downtown St. Pete's
reputation as an artistic center and attract
tourists who love fine art. The project has
a $70 million price tag, not including land
acquisition, parking garage construction
and architectural and consulting fees.
The five-story museum is an architectural
achievement that features a grand atrium,
skylights, a spiral staircase, more than
40,000 square feet of gallery space, a library,
theater, graphic studio and a park.