GMI continues to build upon momentum with further accolade.

Record breaking year to date boosted further with award of ‘Contractor of the Year’ by Yorkshire Insider. 

GMI Construction Group, an expanding main contractor has announced that it has been awarded ‘Contractor of the Year’ for the second year running at the prestigious Yorkshire Insider Property Industry Awards hosted on 19th September 2019.

On receiving this award GMI are now the only company to have held the title in both Yorkshire and the North West, after being crowned Construction Business of the Year at the Insider North West Property Industry Awards in May.

Some 850 representatives from businesses that are shaping the built environment in Yorkshire attended the event, showcasing the best of the property industry and most notable achievements.

In receiving this award GMI were highlighted for their ability across a wide range of commercial sectors operating from their offices in Leeds. The company was noted for its standout performance in the delivery of a broad range of often highly complicated projects consistently delivered on time and on budget.

This accolade, follows an already bumper 2019 for GMI in which it has also picked up a host of additional awards including:

  • GMI retaining their accreditation and status as an ‘Investor in People’
  • Became a ‘Considerate Constructors Partner’
  • Achieving the highest possible RoSPA accreditation, RoSPA Gold for the ninth consecutive year.
  • Best high-volume new housing development’ at the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) North and East Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards in June. GMI will now go on to represent Yorkshire at the LABC National Building Excellence Awards to be held in London in November.
  • Recognised as Insider North West Property Awards ‘Construction Business of the Year’ for 2019.
  • Accredited to ISO 45001

Speaking about this further accolade and the performance of GMI so far during 2019, Group Managing Director Andy Bruce said: “GMI continues to go from strength to strength and we are honoured to receive yet another high profile, valued award amongst such great company here in Yorkshire.

This year we have expanded rapidly in each of three core regional markets in which we operate and been awarded contracts in each of specialist sectors we know best: logistics & industrial, commercial, residential and manufacturing space.

This has given a GMI a strong platform from which to continue to grow and we look forward to a further strong push towards the end of the year.”

GMI are experiencing their best year on record so far during 2019 in terms of growth and projects under management, with over £50M of contracts already awarded at sites throughout the Midlands, the North and Manchester.

Some of the high profile projects in question include a new 126,279 sq. ft manufacturing centre being constructed for Henry Boot Developments at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) in Rotherham, the completion of a brand new 137-bed luxury hotel for the Dakota Group in Manchester together with the construction of a new £20M 430,000 sq. ft speculative warehouse for long standing customer Evans Group at Fradley Park. To read more about these projects and for the latest news and views visit the GMI website :


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