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GBM Supports the Red Cross & Hurricane Harvey Victims

September 1, 2017, General Building Maintenance, sent a truckload of cleaning supplies to Red Cross Houston to aid Hurricane Harvey victims. These supplies like Clorox, disinfectants, garbage can liners, window cleaners, brooms, mops, paper towels, toilet tissues will provide some comfort to a few families in Houston area suffering from hurricane/flood. We continue to pray […]

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WHAT!? Road Salt does not Melt Snow and Ice? Please Explain!

Actually this is true – sort of. Water freezes at 32⁰ and salt lowers the freeze point of water so it will not freeze until a lower temperature. In order for salt to do this it must mix with water to create a “brine” and this is what melts snow and ice. […]

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Sunny Park’s Story

“I was a child in Korea during the Korean War. We had nothing, but we still went to school. The only pencil I had was so short that I couldn’t hold it; I had to tie it to a stick to be able to use it. We had no paper, so we would write between […]

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12 years and 12 winners: Where are they now?

Each year, since 1986, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce choses a Small Business Person of the Year.

Here’s a look at where the 12 past winners have taken their businesses and careers since they accepted their honors.

1986 winner — Harvey J. Coleman, Coleman Management Consultants

Since becoming the Atlanta chamber’s first Small Business Person of the […]

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GBM cleans up in building maintenance

Minority-owned firm sweeps to $22 million

The president of one of Atlanta’s fastest-growing janitorial and facility maintenance companies hopes that one day his employees will leave him for a better life. He’s even helping them save money to start their own businesses.

When General Building Maintenance Inc. (GBM) President Sunny Park realized that high turnover was an […]

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Carter Center Board of Councilors grows

The Carter Center added 19 members to its board of councilors, bringing the board’s total membership to 206.
The board is a leadership advisory group that promotes understanding of Atlanta-based The Carter Center.
The new councilors:

Bryan Batson, President, Atlanta Gas Light Company
Jim Brady, Partner, Deloitte & Touche
John Deushane, President and General Manager, WXIA Television, 11 Alive
John Dyer, […]

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GBM, A Fast 50/100 Asian American Business in the U.S.

USPAACC extended Fast 50 to Fast 100 for 2015 in alliance with our 30th Anniversary to celebrate the success of an even larger group of Asian American Businesses! Our annual “Fast 50/100 Asian American Businesses” Program puts the spotlight on the outstanding achievements of Asian American-owned businesses. We recognize the continued robust growth of Asian […]

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2015 JLL Supplier of Distinction Awards (SODA) Award Goes to GBM

Sourcing represents a significant percentage of a company’s operating expenses, and in turn, they continually seek opportunities to optimize spend without sacrificing quality, service delivery or tenant and employee satisfaction. To achieve this, companies want to work with the best suppliers while getting the best value.

JLL is committed to identifying the industry’s leading vendors and […]

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Awards

GBM and our customers have received numerous awards throughout past 31 years. Over 50 facilities GBM serves have received the TOBY (The Outstanding Building of The Year) Award.

GBM is also the recipient of Outstanding Performance Awards from AT&T, SunTrust Bank, Lincoln Properties; Fulton County Government, State of Florida; Texas Instruments, Nashville Airport Authority; and Diversity […]

By |December 30th, 2014|Awards & Recognition|Comments Off on Awards

Summer 2014 News

GBM Insiders

Summer 2014
The Difference of 100 and 99 – the Significance of One
GBM’s recent newsletter articles contained a lot of numbers, as my previous article was entitled “GBM’s Core Value – Give 110 Percent Every Day.” This time, we are talking about 99 and 100.

I would like to focus on the significance of one, as […]

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