2018 Construction Excellence Awards: Celebrate a Legacy of Building Excellence

07/19/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Construction Excellence Awards!

The Construction Excellence Awards is the premier construction awards program in Philadelphia, recognizing excellence in construction and safety from GBCA member companies. We are now accepting submissions in 22 award categories. Submissions will be accepted until September 30, 2018.

Click below to learn about the categories and submit an entry today!

A Legacy of Building Excellence in the PBJ

07/19/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

In the July 6, 2018 issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal, GBCA placed a full page ad on the back page, honoring GBCA members' Legacy of Building Excellence in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

GBCA is proud of our beginnings as part of the Carpenters’ Company in 1724, and later establishing ourselves as the General Building Contractors Association in 1891.


HSC Builders and Construction Managers on Growing Greater Philadelphia

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Jim Viner, President and CEO of HSC Builders and Construction Managers, appears on the July 27 episode of the Growing Greater Philadelphia Radio & Podcast Program. The episode airs on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT at 5am on Friday, July 27, but it will also be available to stream or download on the WPHT website.

Turner Construction’s Lewis Arts Complex Wins Awards

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GBCA congratulates Turner Construction Company's Philadelphia office for winning two industry awards for the Lewis Arts complex at Princeton University. The complex opened in October 2017, and includes three buildings: the Wallace Dance Building and Theater, the New Music building, and the Arts Tower.

Mapping Philadelphia’s Public Art and the Work of George Young Mammoet

07/18/2018 - Posted in GBCA News byronlee Comments (0)

Curbed Philly recently spotlighted 14 pieces of public art in Philadelphia, the first of a series of articles highlighting “play”: art, activities, parks, and more. These public art works are all large-scale pieces that required expertise in heavy-lifting for their respective installations. Construction companies are often expected to lift and move heavy objects, and they are the ones with the knowledge and skills necessary to move large precious objects such as public art safely and securely.