Gibbs News

Gibbs Responds to Recent Flooding

With the recent flooding in Louisiana,  Gibbs will be working to help those areas recover.  We recently delivered supplies to one of the hardest hit areas,  Walker, LA  and plan to return on Friday to serve food to some of the residents that were impacted by the flood waters.  Should you have any questions or […]

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Happy 40th Birthday Mercedes-Benz Superdome!

Happy 40th birthday to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome!  Gibbs Construction is proud to be a part of the Superdome’s history, having completed several projects at the iconic structure, including the construction of the Grand Staircase linking it to Champions Square, and the complete re-skinning of the building with those beautiful bronze panels.  As Gibbs Construction approaches […]

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Little Zion Baptist Church Progress

Little Zion Baptist Church officially has steel framing! Gibbs Construction has wrapped up steel with fabricators and erectors last week. The area’s highly anticipated brick veneer church will hold up to 600 people in its 14,590 square feet. Proudly visible along Earhart Boulevard in New Orleans, this project is scheduled to be completed by March of […]

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Congratulations Gibbs’ COSS Recipients!

Gibbs Construction is proud to announce that 10 members of Team Gibbs received the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS®) designation this week.  The main objective of COSS® is to equip employees who have safety and health responsibilities with the core competencies they must master to be successful in occupational safety and health. Unlike other safety […]

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Congratulations Melissa Gibbs!

We are happy to announce that our very own Melissa Gibbs has been chosen to be recognized by the 16th annual City Business Women of the Year Award.  Started in 1999, Women of the Year recognizes 50 women from the area whose success in business and contributions to the community stand out in the region.  […]

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Associated Builders & Contractors Bayou Chapter –
Excellence in Construction Awards


New Phillis Wheatley Elementary – Institutional $25M – $10M

Devon’s Den – Community/Public Service

Torah Academy – Institutional less than $5M

B.W. Cooper Housing Redevelopment – Mega Project over $100M

Associated Builders & Contractors –
2014 Accredited Quality Contractor Award


Associated Builders & Contractors 2014 – Step Award

The Platinum Level is awarded to those companies who have 2 consecutive years at the Gold Level (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) Gibbs has maintained Platinum Level yearly since 2002.

Other Recognitions

The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Honor Award for outstanding achievement in the field of Commercial Restoration at 604 Cortez Street – the American Can Company. The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in the field of Landmark Renovation at 1712-14 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.
The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in the field of Landmark Renovation/Restoration at 1418 Governor Nicholls Street – Villa Meilleur. The Vieux Carre´ Commission recognition for outstanding achievement in the New Construction of Waldenburg Riverfront Park and the Aquarium of the Americas.
The Vieux Carre´ Commission recognition for the Good Neighbor Design Honor Award for Renovation of 400 Canal Street – US Custom House. US Department of Housing and Development presents the Minority Contractor Utilization Award for outstanding efforts to encourage the development and growth of minority business.
Louisiana Workmen’s Compensation Corporation (LWCC) Partners in Safety Award for extraordinary commitment to workplace safety. The City of New Orleans- Mayor Marc H. Morial Certification of Merit for outstanding service.
New Orleans City Council recognizes Gibbs Construction as they are honored by the Vieux Carre’ Commission, at the Architectural Award Ceremony with a Certificate of Recognition for Renovations as the contractor of 510-16 and 518-20 Bienville Street. Department of the Army – Certificate of Achievement for safe completion of the Intracoastal Waterway, Gulf Section, Algiers Lock, Renovations and Control House Additions.
New Orleans Job Initiative – In appreciation for outstanding commitment and contribution to the New Orleans Job Initiative Construction Sector Training. Mayor Marc Morial’s Golden Hammer Award – Gibbs Construction was honored as the Commercial Contractor of the Year for 2000.
Orleans Parish School Board, “Rebuilding Our Schools” – In recognition of excellent service to the children of the New Orleans Parish Schools in the effort to create safe, sanitary, and comfortable schools. Associated Builders and Contractors, New Orleans Bayou Chapter – Members Using Members (M.U.M.) Award.
Marriott Corporation’s Recognition – Best New Product Award for the Renaissance Arts Hotel project. Air Combat Command Award – ACC Construction Excellence Awards for the Barksdale Air Force Base, 8th Air Force Headquarters project.