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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Gibbs Construction Hires New Director of Preconstruction

Matt Moore 72 dpi bright cropNEW ORLEANS, LA – JULY 15, 2013

Gibbs Construction has hired Matt Moore as director of preconstruction. Moore comes to Gibbs Construction with 22 years of field construction and leadership experience. Previously, Moore was vice president and executive in charge at American Constructors, a large commercial general contractor in Nashville, Tennessee.

In his role with Gibbs, Moore will directly oversee successful completion of all preconstruction phases of projects including estimating, construction feasibility, value engineering, and design-build project management. Moore’s responsibilities will also include subcontractor relations, strategic planning and business development.

During his time at American Constructors, Moore managed the successful completion of over $300 million in construction projects in Tennessee and the southeastern United States, including 18 primary and secondary public schools, multiple private schools, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, university housing, libraries, and community centers.

Moore graduated cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in construction management.

“Gibbs Construction provides our clients with superior building expertise and customer service based on energetic, accountable, competent leadership. Matt embodies this mission, and we are very pleased to welcome him to the Gibbs Construction team,” president Rob Wooderson said.


Founded in 1976, Gibbs Construction is a leading Louisiana and Gulf Coast general contractor and design builder with annual revenues averaging $125 million. Gibbs provides construction services in the education, healthcare, historic restoration, renovation, industrial, hospitality, multi-family, military, office and retail markets. Recent Gibbs Construction projects include the award-winning design-build of The City of New Orleans Four Public Libraries, the nationally recognized redevelopment of the $87 million Marrero Commons Multi-Family Housing Development (formerly BW Cooper), and the historic renovation of the Civic Theatre.


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