Who We Are

Our History

E. Gilbert and Sons was founded in 1931 by Edgar G. H. Gilbert with the principle of “devote talents and concern to the customers complete satisfaction.” Today, E. Gilbert is in its third generation of ownership and is one of the oldest continually running family businesses in the market. With the completion of over $70+M in construction value last year, E. Gilbert is large enough to successfully manage significant construction projects and small enough to ensure that a Gilbert will be the “principle in charge of the job.

We believe our core values, honed over many decades in the business and backed up by thousands of satisfied clients, make us uniquely qualified to discuss your next construction project and deliver a great return on your investment.

Core Values


Do Unto Others

We will treat clients, employees, subcontractors, and vendors with honesty, respect, and trustworthiness.


Stewards of Your Investment

We will manage your project as if it’s our investment through proper budgeting, limited change orders, and efficient project management.


Moral Character

We are a firm of high moral character teaching and believing in honest, integrity, value, and commitment to quality and efficiency of deliverables.



We will provide excellent staff for teaming opportunities that create better projects for our clients and better career opportunities for our staff.

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Our Philosophy

Simply providing solid construction management practices isn’t enough of a differentiator for you to hire us. There are many good firms in the marketplace that are good CM’s. At E. Gilbert, you will see a major and distinct difference in the way we handle budget, scope and schedule. We understand the investment you are making and pride ourselves on exponential returns to your organization whether you’re building a school, shopping center, research facility or place of worship.

We make sense of your dollars and cents. Clients hire us for our refreshing, innovative budgeting and project management approach

            • Project modeling is complex in today’s markets with cost fluctuations. lending requirements and municipal regulations; owners need more detail and accountability in the budgeting process.
            • As stewards of your investment, E. Gilbert offers clients a four-tiered project plan that addresses a proposed development’s scope, budget, and schedules to ensure financial feasibility and operational success.
            • Collaborative and comprehensive process tailored to meet the needs of both real estate and development professionals, as well as land owners, municipal leaders, and private-sector businesses.
            • Strong values and ethics that come naturally to a family run business – that’s why clients hire us again

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