The Gilbane Restaurant Walk is a highly-anticipated summer fundraising event, packed with food and drinks, hosted and sponsored by our generous friends at Gilbane Building Company! Your ticket to the Gilbane Restaurant Walk gives you access to an evening of restaurant and brewery-hopping at some of RVA’s favorite dining spots and drinking holes…and all in the name of a good cause! Sample local food and beverages as you experience some of Richmond’s coolest neighborhoods. This event has raised thousands of dollars for The Doorways in years past…so don’t miss out! Come with an empty stomach to be part of the cause!
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane Building Company, Inc. is a globally integrated construction and facilities management firm, specializing in real estate development and project builds that span multiple industries and markets. Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Gilbane has more than 50 offices around the world and manages over 500 concurrent projects. Some of Gilbane’s notable projects include the restoration of the Virginia State Capitol Building, the new School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, and the National World War II and Vietnam Veterans Memorials in Washington, DC.
Originally founded as a carpentry and general contracting business by two brothers in 1873, Gilbane Building Company has grown to be among the largest family-owned construction managers in the United States. With over 140 years of experience, the company has been recognized as a leading example of quality and safety at its worksites. Gilbane has been honored with the National Excellence in Construction Award from Associated Builders and Contractors, as well as four Construction Industry Safety Excellence Awards from the Construction Users Round Table.
Through the company’s core values of integrity and caring, Gilbane Building Company’s dedicated team is committed to making a positive impact on the environment and the communities it serves. Gilbane is a platinum member of the U.S. Green Building Council and has over 400 LEED Accredited Professionals upholding the company’s policies of utilizing sustainable building practices. They are also a partner of Rebuilding Together, a non-profit organization that brings communities across the country together to improve the lives of low-income homeowners.
In addition to building up local community centers like the Ronald McDonald House of Providence or schools including Gilbane’s work for the Chagrin Falls School District in Northeast Ohio, the company is also a proud supporter of organizations that continue to strengthen communities. Gilbane is constantly seeking out meaningful partnerships and participating in initiatives through volunteerism and corporate responsibility. For the last 12 years, Gilbane Building Company has been the main sponsor of the annual Gilbane Restaurant Walk, a signature event of The Doorways Young Professionals Council. The event is a fundraiser where participants visit local businesses, enjoying food and drink from multiple neighborhoods in the area. All proceeds from the event go to The Doorways’ main mission of providing lodging and support for patients and their loved ones while they’re away from home.
Additional information on Gilbane and their various community initiatives can be found on the Gilbane website and the Gilbane Building Company social pages: