GCA Education Services Awarded The School District of Lancaster, PA’s Custodial and Grounds and Athletic Field Maintenance Services Contract

LANCASTER, Pa.--()--GCA Education Services, a division of GCA Services Group, Inc., a leading national provider of facility services, was recently awarded a three-year contract by The School District of Lancaster, PA to provide full custodial and grounds and athletic field maintenance services for its 23 facilities, which encompass 2.2 million square feet of space. The District serves over 11,500 students.

“We are pleased to expand our partnership with GCA Education Services from a successful management program to include all custodial and grounds hourly personnel”

After successfully managing the District’s in-house custodial and grounds maintenance program for the past three years, GCA will now provide custodial and grounds personnel, as well. By contracting these services to GCA, the District will save $1.3 million annually, translating to $3.9 million in total savings over the duration of the agreement. GCA has an outstanding record of service to K-12 school districts across the United States and maintains an exceptional client retention rate.

“We are pleased to expand our partnership with GCA Education Services from a successful management program to include all custodial and grounds hourly personnel,” said Matthew Przywara, Chief Financial and Operations Officer for The School District of Lancaster. “This creative collaboration allows the District to significantly reduce operating costs while ensuring that District staff, who transition to GCA, receive wages and health benefits comparable to what they received when employed by the District,” he added.

“We are honored to have been selected as The School District of Lancaster’s custodial and grounds maintenance services provider,” said Bob Norton, Chairman and CEO of GCA Services Group. “We are committed to serving the students, faculty, and staff of this great school district by providing the cleanest buildings and best maintained grounds and athletic fields possible, and by delivering the savings that will enable the District to operate more efficiently for years to come,” he added.

About GCA Services Group, Inc.

GCA Services Group, Inc. is a leading national provider of quality facility services, including custodial services, facilities operations and maintenance services, grounds and athletic field management services, and more. With over 37,000 employees throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, GCA serves over 250 K-12 school districts, including over 3,200 schools; over 80 higher education institutions; and the commercial facilities of over 600 clients in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, corporate office buildings, high-tech, bio-pharmaceutical, nuclear power, defense, and others. For more information, please visit www.gcaservices.com or follow GCA on Twitter, @gcaservices.

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