The Sherwin-Williams Company has announced that five firms have been selected for minority construction management roles for its Building Our Future project, with additional minority-owned, female-owned and small businesses to be named moving forward.
This new global headquarters project location in downtown Cleveland will include the new R&D center in nearby Brecksville.
The five companies joining the project are: Adrian Maldonado & Associates; The AKA Team; Ozanne Construction Company, Inc.; R.L. Hill Management Services, Inc.’ and Regency Construction Services, Inc.
“We are excited to welcome these talented firms to the Building Our Future project and work together to create exceptional facilities that will further ignite innovation, creativity and collaboration,” said John G. Morikis, Sherwin-Williams chairman, president and CEO.
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“The level of community engagement by Sherwin-Williams and Welty / Gilbane with our firm has been outstanding,” said Dominic Ozanne, president, Ozanne Construction Company, Inc. “The project team was consistent in their approach, transparent with us throughout the entire review process and worked tirelessly to ensure a positive and productive outcome.”
Sherwin-Williams indicated it plans to invest a minimum of $600 million to build both the headquarters and R&D facilities. Combined, the two facilities will house more than 3,500 employees with room to accommodate future growth.
“We couldn’t be more excited to be part of this significant and impactful project,” related Tari Rivera, president of Regency Construction Services, Inc. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to enhance our firm’s experience with a project of this scope, which in turn will expand our firm’s resume.”
The new global headquarters in Cleveland will be approximately one million square feet in size. The new R&D center in Brecksville will be approximately 600,000 square feet in size.