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

Groundbreaker Awards Honorees and Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the GBCA members that worked on projects being honored by Green Building United! Green Building United announced the finalists for the 2019 Groundbreaker Awards. 2019 Groundbreaker Awards Date:

ACE Mentor Program 2019 Scholarship Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

On May 23, 2019, the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia held its 18th Annual Scholarship Breakfast & Awards Ceremony at the Crystal Tea Room. Eleven students received scholarships towards

GBCA at ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia’s 2019 Giant JENGA Tournament

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, GBCA competed in the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia’s Giant JENGA Tournament. This year, GBCA had two teams compete! Forty-eight teams participated in the

Philadelphia’s Construction Industry Demolishing Workforce Stereotypes

Far gone are the days when the stereotypical profile of a construction worker actually held true. Today, there is not one single face of the industry. Construction professionals today show

BIM Use in the US Construction Needs Standardization

Given its potential to reduce costs, Building Information Modeling (BIM) increasingly is becoming a widespread requirement for construction projects in the United States. But due to its level of maturity

GBCA Member Companies Among Philadelphia’s Top Family-Owned Businesses

The Philadelphia Business Journal recently posted a list of the Philadelphia Region’s largest Family-owned Businesses, ranked by the number of total local employees.12. Firstrust Bank30. Shoemaker Construction Co.32. P. Agnes,

CLC Salvages Food for Philabundance

On Friday, May 18, members of GBCA’s Construction Leadership Council and students from Drexel University’s Construction Management Program gave back to the community by volunteering for Philabundance, a Philadelphia-based hunger

Torcon and Amy Novak Spotlighted by PWC Philadelphia

The Professional Women in Construction (PWC) – Philadelphia Chapter was formed in March 2018. They recently spotlighted Torcon, Inc. as one of their founding sponsors, and Amy Novak of Torcon

BIM: General Overview and Its Capabilities

GBCA is holding its first Technology Lunch & Learn for 2018 on May 17. At this workshop, participants will learn the fundamental concepts of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM offers