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Philadelphia MED Week Contractor Roundtable

GBCA is working with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Economic Opportunity and holding an event during Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. MED Week highlights minority businesses and the resources that help them grow. Throughout the week, organizations from

Bittenbender Construction Presents a Night Out at the Theater

Bittenbender Construction is sponsoring this fall’s production of A Small Fire at Philadelphia Theatre Company. Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers, Frasier, Chicago) plays the head of a woman-led construction company who faces a personal crisis. The Carpenters’

Christ Church Steeple Restoration Featured on Fox29

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Fox29’s Hank Flynn accompanied the crew of Apache Industrial United up the Christ Church Steeple, which is being restored. Haverstick-Borthwick Company is the General Contractor on the project. Airing on Wednesday, September 18, the segment

GBCA Member Spotlight: Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Their staff of 7,000 includes engineers, architects, construction professionals, planners, estimators, economists, technicians and scientists, representing virtually all design disciplines. They

Job Opportunity: Skanska USA Building

Skanska USA Building is looking for a new Mechanical Preconstruction Engineer. This unique opportunity seeks a Mechanical Preconstruction Apprentice/Estimator from the trades/trade school, preferably with about 4 to 5 years of estimating or subcontractor knowledge. The position does not require

2019 Leadership Development Conference: Thank You for Coming!

GBCA and AGC of America co-hosted the 2019 Leadership Development Conference from September 11-13. The conference brought together members of AGC Chapters’ Construction Leadership Councils—emerging professionals—to Philadelphia to learn leadership skills, discuss construction industry issues, and to network. Thanks to

AGC BD Best Practices: It’s Time To Change Your Story About BD

Business development is not a cheesy, disingenuous process of passing out business cards or relentless cold calling. Let go of the overly canned elevator speech and consider every conversation your opportunity to learn more about potential clients and their goals

Welcome New GBCA Members!

On Monday, September 9, 2019, GBCA’s Board of Directors welcomed eight new members. Please join us in welcoming the following new members!   ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Battaglia Electric, Inc. N-Tech Systems, Inc. Paul Rabinowitz Glass Co. Inc. Quality Commercial Flooring, Inc.

GBCA Thanks and Honors Benjamin J. Connors

On Monday, September 9, 2019, at the Board of Directors meeting, GBCA Chairman of the Board Joseph Clearkin recognized and thanked GBCA President Benjamin J. Connors for 5 years of service to the organization. He presented Ben with a certificate

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