Buffalo-based joint-venture team committed to driving diverse and local business opportunities through the new stadium project
The joint venture of Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company in association with 34 Group, has been selected to provide construction management of the planned new NFL stadium for the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park. The project team also includes the project management firm, Legends Project Development, and Populous as the designer.
Gilbane Building Company and Turner Construction Company have worked together for over 25 years, building over 5.5 million square feet together. The two companies have both built extraordinary sports venues around the country and together, the companies have built or renovated 16 NFL stadiums. "We continue to partner with a first-class team of experts and professionals to bring our stadium to life, said Bills Executive Vice President/Chief Operation Officer Ron Raccuia. Gilbane | Turner has a tremendous wealth of experience in stadium construction and we look forward to partnering with them."
"We are tremendously excited to build the new home for the Buffalo Bills," said John LaRow, Senior Vice President, Gilbane Building Company. "This new NFL stadium will be a proud representation of the energy, passion, and dedication of the Bills organization, the team, its fans, and the City of Buffalo. Our joint-venture team is committed to driving opportunities for diverse and local businesses and working with our partners to deliver this transformational project for Western New York."
"We are excited and honored to be a part of the team building the new NFL stadium for the Buffalo Bills," said Turner Vice President and General Manager Carlton E. Stewart. "The stadium will elevate the fan experience for this incredible team, and we will create opportunities and engagement for members of our community during construction." Stewart adds, "This project is monumental to us as New Yorkers and Bills fans. We look forward to attending many games in this great new stadium. Go Bills!"
"34 Group is incredibly honored to be part of building a vibrant new NFL stadium for the Buffalo Bills and our community," said Thurman Thomas, founder of 34 Group. "We are dedicated to delivering a stadium that fulfills the vision for this new venue."
Project Information and Procurement
A project information and procurement website has been set up for vendors, suppliers, trade contractors, and professional services firms at www.buffalobillsnewstadium.com. Firms interested in participating in the project should visit the website and share their company information. Information sessions for interested firms will be held in the coming weeks and more information on those sessions can be found on the website.