Gilbane to Build Philadelphia’s First Six-Story Mass Timber Building

Gilbane Building Company is partnering with the University of Pennsylvania to build Philadelphia’s first six-story mass timber building. The new Data Science Building, which will primarily serve Penn Engineering students,

Superior Scaffold and Brightline Construction Shore the Pennovation Lab Building

The University of Pennsylvania’s Pennovation Works is building the Pennovation Lab, a 70,000 square foot lab and office space for Philadelphia’s innovators. These 2,000 - 12,000 square feet modules will

6abc Segment Spotlights Workforce Development Programs

On March 21, 2020, 6abc Action News Weekend Update spotlighted two workforce development initiatives supported by GBCA. Host Gina Gannon visited the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House West project

6abc Films Segment about Workforce Development

In 2020, GBCA is partnering with 6abc to spotlight stories from Philadelphia’s union commercial construction industry. The next GBCA-produced 6abc Action News Weekend Update segment will focus on workforce development.

INTECH Celebrates New College House West Topping Off

Congratulations to INTECH Construction, which recently celebrated the topping off of the New College House West project at the University of Pennsylvania. The new 450-bed university residence is scheduled to

Women in Leadership in AEC: An AIA/COAA/GBCA Joint Event

On July 9, 2019, the AIA/GBCA Joint Committee and COAA (Construction Owners Association of America) hosted a joint event about Women in Leadership Roles in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction. The

GBCA Safety Visits with Geppert Bros., Inc.

On Friday, March 15, 2019, GBCA Director of Safety Services Frank Durso did site safety visits with Mary Pat Geppert, President of Geppert Bros., Inc., a WBE-certified firm specializing in

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS: New College House West

Excavation is progressing at the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House West site. The $163 million project will be designed specifically as an undergraduate college house, part of Penn’s residential

Philadelphia’s Building Community Brings Perspectives Together

Philadelphia’s building community consists of several industries that want to work together. This was evident at An Owner’s Perspective: Part II, an event hosted on Monday, November 10, 2018 by

An Owner’s Perspective: Part II

On Monday, November 10, 2018, the AIA/GBCA Joint Committee held An Owner’s Perspective: Part II. This discussion gave the opportunity for ACE industry members to learn about what owners and