Gilbane Celebrates “Topping Out” at 1000 Park Avenue

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The new residential high-rise in the Buckhead neighborhood in Atlanta is scheduled to open in May 2018.

Ceremony to celebrate the placement of the final beam on the 1000 Park Avenue project in Buckhead, Atlanta.

I can’t say enough about our amazing team and the work they’ve done to bring this project to the topping out.” said Jeff George, Vice President for the Southeast

Gilbane Building Company celebrated a major milestone at the 1000 Park Avenue project in Atlanta, Georgia. The topping out ceremony was attended by representatives from the Wood Partners, Reese Vanderbilt & Associates, and Gilbane. The event took place on Level 2 of the parking garage with nearly 500 people in attendance who were treated to a barbeque lunch. Senior General Superintendent Dennis Evans addressed the attendees, presented several team members with Excellence Awards, and raffled off more than 175 prizes, including five TVs and an extra-large Big Green Egg.

The 27-story residential tower features a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. The tower houses 267 luxury units, a three-story parking deck and community amenities such as a private motor court for guest and resident access, private outdoor terrace and pool deck, fitness center, residential club and a residential Sky Lounge on the 27th floor with a covered outdoor terrace overlooking downtown Atlanta.

“This projects marks the third and final phase of a development Gilbane started more than 10 years ago with the construction of 700 Park Regency and 750 Park Avenue. I can’t say enough about our amazing team and the work they’ve done to bring this project to the topping out. And, of course, having a great client—Wood Partners—and their collaborative and authentic leadership has brought out the best in our team,” said Jeff George, Vice President for the Southeast Division of Gilbane Building Company.

About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has 48 office locations around the world. For more information, visit

A builder in Georgia since 1944, Gilbane has grown to become one of the largest providers of construction management services in the State. Gilbane has worked on notable projects such as Georgia Tech Nano.

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