Gibbs News

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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Phillis Wheatley Ribbon Cutting

On October 28, 2014 Gibbs Construction helped celebrate the ribbon cutting and building dedication to the home of the New Phillis Wheatley Elementary shcool.   Patrick Dobard, Recovery School District Superintendent led the event which included the heartfelt performance of the 1st grade students, who sang “What a Wonderful World” and a poem read by 8th Grade student […]

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Please Fasten Your Seatbelts as We Prepare for Lift Off

After a months-long process of intense meetings and planning, including proposing, protesting and proposing again, Gibbs Construction is very pleased to announce that the New Orleans Aviation Board has awarded our joint venture Hunt Gibbs Boh Metro the Construction Manager at Risk contract for the initial phase of a new $546.5 million terminal at Louis […]

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Archdiocese Breaking Ground

Recently, the Archdiocese of New Orleans awarded Gibbs Construction the $18.7 million contract to replace a senior citizens’ apartment complex which was damaged by the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina in the Lower 9th Ward. Designed by Lachin Oubré & Associates Architects, the Villa St. Maurice project consists of both a historic renovation and the construction […]

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Shooting for the Stars

St. Bernard Parish is shooting for the stars as continued efforts are being made to revitalize the area. Nine years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Gibbs Construction is scheduled to turn over the $19.7 million Maumus Center this fall.  Designed by Waggoner & Ball Architects, the new center will give local students the opportunity […]

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St. Joseph Abbey

Covington, LA

DESCRIPTION:

The renovation of this church, built in the 1900s, included a large amount of demolition, structural repairs, plaster restoration, mural restoration, ADA modifications and modernization, as well as an upgrade of the electrical system to comply with code.

OWNER: St. Joseph Abbey

ARCHITECT: Turchi & Cusick Architects, Inc. APC

CONTRACT AMOUNT: $1,381,309

AWARDED: Associated Builders & Contractors 1st Place Most Outstanding-Historic Renovation Category; National Associated Builders & Contractors Award of Merit for Historic Restoration