Upcoming Events Spotlight

March 8, 2018 - 5:00pm - Spring 2018 Membership Dinner

Cocktails and Dinner for GBCA Members. Dinner is for members and guests of members only. 

The Membership Committee invites all members to the GBCA Spring Membership Dinner featuring a cocktail reception with specialty hors d’oeuvres, full course dinner, open bar and free valet parking.







Featured Speaker

William P. Hankowsky
Chairman, President, and CEO
Liberty Property Trust







William P. Hankowsky is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Liberty Property Trust.  Mr. Hankowsky joined Liberty in January of 2001 as chief investment officer, responsible for refining the company’s corporate strategy and investment process.  In 2002 he was named president, and in 2003 he was appointed chief executive officer and elected chairman of Liberty’s board of trustees.

Under  his  leadership  Liberty   has  become  the   nation’s  leading  commercial  developer  of  high performance green buildings, earning an unparalleled series of national awards including the 2006 United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in LEED® award, the 2007 NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) Green Development award, the 2008 CoreNet Global Sustainability Leadership award, and the 2008 NAIOP Developer of the Year award.

Prior to joining Liberty, Mr. Hankowsky served in a number of private-sector and public-service roles. He created the Camden, New Jersey Community and Economic Development Agency and directed the agency for eight years. He then served in real estate management positions for the Amtrak and Reading rail  corporations,  before  joining  the  Philadelphia  Industrial  Development  Corporation,  one  of  the premier  public  development  agencies  in  the  nation,  where  he  served  for  11  years  as  president managing 11 industrial parks, operating 20 loan programs and coordinating major projects including a new convention center, new hotels, professional sports stadiums and attracting the Norwegian shipbuilding giant, Kvaerner, to Philadelphia in a $1 billion deal that created more than 6,000 jobs at the former Philadelphia Navy Ship Yard.   During a two-year hiatus from the PIDC, Mr. Hankowsky also served as the city of Philadelphia’s commerce director.

With his extensive experience in both the public and private real estate sectors he is a frequent speaker at real estate conferences and has been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Real Estate Portfolio, Commercial Property News and Development Magazine, among other media outlets.

Mr. Hankowsky currently serves on the boards of Aqua America Inc., Citizens Financial Group Inc., Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, Philadelphia Shipyard Development Corporation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Mr. Hankowsky received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brown University.






Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given one week prior to the event. Click here to view the full cancellation and refund policy. 



March 23, 2018 - 7:30am - Eggs with OSHA: Culture of Safety - Focus on Leadership

In today’s competitive construction market, we need leaders that build sustainable cultures where safety and health are woven seamlessly into the fabric of the organization alongside efficiency, quality, and productivity.  It’s no secret that leaders create culture, culture shapes attitudes and behaviors, and attitudes and behaviors influence outcomes.

Join us at the next Eggs with OSHA event where we’ll unveil part one of our three-part series exploring the critical importance of sound leadership in the construction industry and its impact on worker safety and health.


Join GBCA for the first 2018 installment of Eggs with OSHA!

7:30 am - 8:00 am: Eggs and Networking

8:00 am - 9:00 am: The Culture of Safety: Leadership

9:00 - 9:30 am: OSHA Presentation

9:30 - 10:00 am: Q&A


Featured Speaker: Jeff Spatz, The Graham Company





Since 1990, Jeff Spatz has been professionally and personally committed to protecting life and property and has a demonstrated passion for the health and safety of workers and the success of his clients.

Spatz joined The Graham Company, one of the country's largest insurance and employee benefits firms, in 2003. In his role at The Graham Company, Spatz provides consulting services and training to clients in the construction, manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas industries. He has broad experience with successful wrap-up construction projects involving large institutional and transportation clients.

To learn about Sponsorship Opportunities click here! 

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given one week prior to the event, however substitutions may be made.


April 5, 2018 - 1:30pm - CLC Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park

GBCA's Construction Leadership Council is hosting a day at the ballpark, on Opening Day! 

We have reserved a block of 40 tickets for the CLC to sit together, network, mingle, and enjoy the first day at Citizens Bank Park for the 2018 Philadelphia Phillies season! 

The group will meet at Xfinity LIVE at 1:30 pm for a brief networking opportunity before we head over to the ballpark for the 3:05 pm game vs. the Florida Marlins. 

Tickets include a drink at Xfinity LIVE, a free commemorative knit cap at the ballpark, and of course a ticket to the game (200-level, 3rd base line)! 


Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given one week prior to the event. Click here to view the full cancellation and refund policy. 


Upcoming Events

2018 GBCA Annual Sponsorship Packages

Start Date:November 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

End Date:December 31, 2018 - 5:00pm

Fee:$500 - $20,000

Location:Pay now for your annual sponsorship!

Spring 2018 Membership Dinner

Start Date:March 8, 2018 - 5:00pm

End Date:March 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Fee:Member: $135  

Location:Cescaphe Ballroom

Eggs with OSHA: Culture of Safety - Focus on Leadership

Start Date:March 23, 2018 - 7:30am

End Date:March 23, 2018 - 10:00am

Fee:Members: $60 Non-members: $80

Location:DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport

CLC Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park

Start Date:April 5, 2018 - 1:30pm

End Date:April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Fee:$50 Members $65 Guests of Members

Location:Citizens Bank Park


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