Philadelphia’s Everybody Builds Modeled after Chicago’s Success

Everybody Builds is a new coalition of contractors, developers, labor and trade groups, and corporations working to improve the diversity of workers in Philadelphia’s construction industry. Everybody Builds was

GBCA Records for Upcoming Ad Campaign on KYW NewsRadio

The construction industry is part of the core of Philadelphia, and this October, GBCA is reminding Philadelphians about just that. Listeners of KYW NewsRadio 109.9FM and 1060AM will hear about

Rising Interest Rates are Affecting Construction in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia region’s development industry doing well, even after the initial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. Interest rates, which dipped to historic lows, however, are probably going to increase again.

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GBCA Promotes Heat Safety on 97.5 The Fanatic

GBCA is partnering with 97.5 The Fanatic to help promote heat safety to construction workers leading up to OSHA's Safe + Sound Week. Ads will run on 97.5 The Fanatic—both

Governor Wolf Announces PAsmart Apprenticeship Grants Recipients

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced awards totaling more than $4.9 million for 14 Pennsylvania apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs within the building and construction trades. Each program will use this grant

2022 Safety Awards Reception

On July 14, 2022, members of Philadelphia’s union commercial construction industry gathered to celebrate the exceptional safety records of GBCA members at the 2022 Safety Awards Reception. Held at

MyWIC 2022 Summer Camp Learns about Construction Safety and Tours Jobsites in Action

The Mentoring Young Women in Construction (MyWIC) Camp kicked off by teaching the young women about construction safety. At Med-Tex Services, Inc., camp attendees learned about fall protection and fire

Turner and Watson Organization JV for Thomas Jefferson University Renovations

Thomas Jefferson University has selected the Turner/Watson team, a joint venture between Turner Construction Company and The Watson Organization, for its upcoming renovations on Alumni Hall. The opportunity to secure