MBDA Helps Construction Firm Gain $4.6 Million Contract and Create or Retain 80 Jobs


Company Name: Gilmore Construction Corporation
Industry Sector: Construction – General Contracting Management Services
Results of MBDA Assistance: $4.6 Million Contract & 80 Jobs Created and/or Retained
MBDA Support: Access to contracts & Strategic Business Consulting

Signature ProjectGilmore Construction Corporation is one of the leading minority-owned commercial construction companies in Colorado. Founded by Jacob Gilmore in Denver in 1997, the company specializes in preconstruction, construction, design/build and facility operations.

In 2011, Gilmore became a client of one of MBDA’s newest business centers in Denver. The Denver MBDA Business Center provided strategic counsel on organizational development and internal system management and tactical advice on developing a strong value proposition for presentation to existing and potential clients. The Denver MBDA Business Center also recommended the company to prime contractors and made the introductions that resulted in Gilmore Construction securing a $4.6 million contract from Xcel Energy – a regional utility company – to dismantle its 1,100 acre plant.  The contract will create 75 new jobs and help in retaining five others.

The guidance and support Gilmore gained from the Denver MBDA Business Center has served in bolstering its business growth and development and has enhanced Gilmore’s role as a mentor to other local minority-owned firms.

The Denver MBDA Business Center will continue to provide organizational development consulting services to Gilmore along with facilitating introductions to large prime contractors.