Gilbane Development Company has developed a wide range of real estate projects across multiple markets throughout the United States. We utilize our experience in finance, project management, alternative transaction structures, marketing, and project delivery structures to develop award-winning projects and communities.

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Our Expertise

At Gilbane Development Company, our experience runs as deep as our commitment. Our integrated team of in-house experts will help you navigate through the complexities of real estate development, financing, and property management, while adding value to every phase of the project. We collaborate with local stakeholders to strategize on how to best support the community to improve residents’ quality of life long-term. We develop trust and confidence while delivering value and innovative solutions to every partner we work with and community we enter. Completed projects incorporate every aspect of real estate including: multifamily (mixed-income/affordable, student housing, market rate), residential communities, mixed-used developments, garage/parking areas, corporate headquarters, healthcare facilities, operational | data | distribution centers, R&D | manufacturing facilities, and many types of facilities delivered through public-private partnerships.


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Advantages of working with Gilbane Development Company

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We Create Green Spaces

Sustainable development is part of our DNA. In fact, Gilbane Development Company has a long history of commitment to environmental responsibility in our real estate projects, and beyond.

We are developing dynamic communities which actively embrace sustainable methods of design, construction, and long-term operations, not only for the obvious benefits to the environment, but also for the realization of greater value over the operational Lifecyle of our portfolio of assets and for our clients’ assets. When determining the best approach to sustainability, we advocate for programs that promote health and wellness and reduce energy, water consumption, and overall carbon footprint while promoting resilient operations.  Affiliations include LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), Green Globes, Passive House Institute US, Urban Land Institute, ENERGY STAR, and National Green Building Standard (NGBS), among others. 

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Our Financial Strength

Gilbane has been family owned and managed for 150 years, and have always focused on representing your best interests and exceeding your expectations. Our financial strength is unparalleled, having been well established through continuous operations and prudent management since 1873. With annual revenue of $6.5 billion, the company’s operations have never been affected by adverse financial conditions.

Our longstanding relationships with many of the nation’s leading financial institutions, combined with our strong balance sheet and similar transaction experience, make us readily able to provide the necessary debt and equity to support qualified projects. Our team offers a capable, credible, and ethical partner that you can trust.


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Our Community Commitment

Strengthening communities through investments and partnership. Our commitment goes beyond simply building and developing residential, commercial, and retail spaces; we aim to improve communities and strengthen the neighborhoods where we work. Whether it’s a student housing development or an urban affordable housing project, we collaborate with local stakeholders to strategize on how to best support the community to improve residents’ quality of life long-term.


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