September 7, 2023
DENVER, COLO. – Gilmore Construction Corporation is proud to announce its recent recognition as one of the Top-3 Minority-Owned Businesses by the Denver Business Journal for the year 2023. This honor reflects the company’s commitment to excellence, its significant contributions to the local community, and its impressive portfolio of successful construction projects.
In 2022, Gilmore Construction achieved remarkable milestones through its involvement in various projects, solidifying its reputation as a trusted construction partner in the Denver metropolitan area. Some of Gilmore’s notable repeat clients in 2022 include: Denver International Airport (DEN), United Airlines, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Kaiser Permanente.
“We are truly honored to be recognized as one of Denver’s top minority-owned businesses by the Denver Business Journal,” said Jake Gilmore, President & CEO of Gilmore Construction. “This acknowledgment showcases our unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in every project we undertake. We are immensely proud of our accomplishments in 2022 and look forward to continuing our journey of growth, innovation and community engagement.”
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a core value at Gilmore Construction. Therefore, the company has continued to remain focused on developing a diverse workforce and supporting other small and minority- owned businesses in the construction industry. Gilmore actively supports over 10 non-profits, one of them being the Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists (CABPES) nonprofit program.
“It’s always been important for Gilmore Construction to support organizations, like CABPES, who are focused on getting students of color exposed to STEM,” said Jake Gilmore. “We see the value it brings to the students to gain insight and exposure to engineering and scientific career opportunities from professional men and women that look like them. We like to show these students that they can achieve success, including a career in construction, engineering and management.”
The Denver Business Journal’s Top Minority-Owned Business List features companies where the majority, at least 51% of ownership, is held by individuals from Black, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Indigenous Peoples communities. This list ranks these businesses based on their revenue. Gilmore Construction Corporation’s ranking in the top 3 underscores its status as a prominent leader in the realm of minority-owned businesses, showcasing the impressive progress it has achieved in the construction industry.