Gilbane secures $98 million OSU science building contract in Ohio27 July 2012
Gilbane Inc., a real estate development and construction company, has secured the construction manager at-risk contract for the new $98 million Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building (CBEC) at The Ohio State University (OSU).
Gilbane will provide construction management services for OSU's new CBEC in Columbus city, Ohio. The 235,000 square feet CBEC will be located in the center of the Academic Core North area of the campus.
The building will contain research wet labs with ancillary support spaces, computational research spaces, shared core laboratories, instructional spaces and offices for faculty, administration and graduate students. The project aims to achieve LEED Silver certification.
Stantec together with Pelli Clarke Pelli architects will serve as the architect for the project. The project broke ground on 18 June 2012 and is scheduled to complete in September 2014.