Headquarters Renovation - United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH


  • Client: United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Assignment: Construction Manager with a Guaranteed Maximum Price
  • Project Value: $11 million
  • Architect: GBBN Architects
  • Mechanical Engineer: KLH Engineering
  • Structural Engineer: THP Limited, Inc
  • Civil Engineer: Vivian Llambi & Associates


This is a 77,000 sf renovation and the new 5,600 sf Fifth Third Convening Center addition.


  • The building was occupied throughout the renovation.
  • Messer coordinated daily with United Way to ensure the safety of those within the facility. Constant communication and careful planning enabled the renovation to be completed with minimal interruption to the facility’s activities.
  • The project earned the Sustainable Design “Honor Award.”
  • LEED certified.

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