Gibbs News

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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Gibbs Wins Three Regional 2013 Excellence in Construction Awards

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 2, 2014 Gibbs Construction was presented with three 2013 Excellence in Construction (EIC) Awards and the Platinum Safety Training & Evaluation Process (STEP) Award by Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. (ABC) New Orleans/Bayou Chapter at its annual ceremony, held November 14, at Crowne Plaza in Kenner, Louisiana. The competition recognizes […]

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Gibbs Construction Hires New Director of Preconstruction

NEW 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 […]

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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