Established in 1950, Guangzhou Municipal Construction Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "GMC"), is a large state-owned enterprise directly supervised by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Guangzhou Municipal Government. It is the first enterprise group in South China to hold the special qualifications for general contracting of housing construction engineering and Class A design qualification of the construction industry, special qualifications for general contracting of municipal engineering construction, and Class A design qualification of municipal industry. GMC has 2 special qualifications for general contracting of construction, 40 Class I qualifications for general contracting of construction, 109 Class I qualifications for professional contracting, 33 Class A design qualifications, and 5 Class A qualifications for construction and municipal engineering supervision. The business scope includes housing and municipal infrastructure construction, engineering survey and design, E&M installation, decoration, environmental protection engineering, landscaping engineering, engineering supervision, building materials trade, real estate development and management, engineering testing, new material research and development, human resources services and financial services, etc., and basically covers all professional areas of the construction industry and related supporting industrial chains. In 2019, GMC achieved an operating income of RMB 105.1 billion. In 2020, GMC ranked 207th among the top 500 Chinese enterprises and 16th in the national construction industry.
Formerly known successively as Guangzhou State-owned Construction Engineering Company, Guangzhou Municipal Construction Engineering Bureau, and Guangzhou Municipal Construction Corporation, GMC was transformed into a limited company in 1996; and in 2008, it was restructured and merged with Guangzhou Engineering Contractor Group Co., Ltd. and Guangzhou Municipal Group Co., Ltd. into the new Guangzhou Municipal Construction Group Co Ltd.; furthermore, in 2010, it incorporated China Guangzhou International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd.; and in 2019, it incorporated 40 landscaping enterprises under the Municipal Bureau of Forestry and Landscaping and restructured the Guangzhou Design Institute.
In recent years, GMC has made overall plans for reform, development, and innovation, and has entered the path featuring fast-developing and high-quality. GMC has strong technical advantages. At present, there are 38 high-tech enterprises, 2 research institutes, 7 Class A design institutes, 4 postdoctoral workstations, 1 national engineering sub-center, 16 provincial engineering centers, and 11 provincial enterprise technology centers. GMC has won 6 national scientific and technological progress awards (including 5 second prizes and 1 third prize), 1 second prize of the national technological invention award, and 570 provincial and ministerial scientific and technological progress awards.
As the main force of Guangzhou's urban construction, GMC has undertaken the construction of most major infrastructures, livelihood projects, and landmark projects in various periods in Guangzhou, with a cumulative completed area of more than 90 million square meters, being eight times the area of the old Guangzhou City. GMC has successively undertaken a number of landmark projects such as Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, Baiyun International Convention Center, Pazhou Convention and Exhibition Center, CITIC Plaza, Canton Tower, Guangzhou International Finance Center (West Tower), Guangzhou Opera House, Municipal Traffic Project in the Core Area of Zhujiang New Town, and Haixinsha Square, the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Guangzhou Asian Games, and won 39 Luban Prizes (the highest quality award in China's construction engineering field), 30 Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prizes, 47 National Municipal Golden Cup Demonstration Project Prizes, 54 National Quality Project Awards, and 38 National Excellent Landscape Engineering/Design Awards.
GMC has excellent talent advantages. At present, there are 256 enterprises with property rights registered in its system (including 22 enterprises with registered capital exceeding RMB 100 million), and about 20,000 employees, including more than 60% employees with bachelor degrees or above; there are 10310professionals, including 1974 persons with senior professional titles, 16 experts enjoying the special allowance of the State Council and 1 national engineering design master; 3242constructors, including 1950 first-class constructors.
The history of the hard struggle of several generations of Guangzhou builders has been condensed into the enterprise spirit of "building thousands of buildings and creating beautiful scenery in the world" with dedication and hard work as the core, and the patriotic soul of taking "building Guangzhou with a history of over thousand years and creating the Pearl of South China" as its own responsibility. Engaged in the rescues after the Wenchuan Earthquake and the Shenzhen "12.20 Landslide Accident", as well as in the poverty alleviation in Kashgar, Xinjiang, and Bijie, Guizhou, GMC is known as the team "especially capable of fighting". In particular, GMC invested RMB 2.5 billion in the Guangzhou State-owned Industry Aided Project - the Guangzhou New City, with an area of 650,000 square meters in Kashgar, Xinjiang, which is the largest trade and logistics industry platform in southern Xinjiang, bringing employment opportunities for more than 5,000 local people and playing a positive role in boosting poverty alleviation, economic development and improvement of people's livelihood, being known as "a banner of Guangdong Province aiding Xinjiang". In 2020, GMC actively responded to the call of the state, province, and city by undertaking the construction of a series of emergency projects and was awarded the "Advanced Group in Combating the COVID-19", fully demonstrating the speed of GMC and the sense of social responsibility of the state-owned enterprise.
New planning guides new development. General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized at the national symposium on the reform of state-owned enterprises: "state-owned enterprises are an important force for strengthening the comprehensive strength of China and safeguarding the common interests of the people, and they must be confident in becoming stronger, better, and bigger". GMC is firmly guided by the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions, actively implemented the decision-making arrangements of the Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee and the Guangzhou Municipal Government on deepening the innovation and reform of state-owned enterprises, and prepared GMC's medium-and long-term (2018-2025) development strategy and plan:
- By 2020, the operating revenue will reach RMB 100 billion, the total profits and taxes will reach RMB 2.7 billion, and GMC will rank about 200th among the top 500 Chinese enterprises (this goal has been realized one year ahead of schedule);
- By 2022, the operating revenue will reach RMB 200 billion, the total profits and taxes will reach RMB 6 billion, and GMC will be among the Fortune Global 500 enterprises;
- By 2025, the operating revenue will reach RMB 300 billion and the total profits and taxes will reach RMB 10 billion, making GMC a world-class urban public service investment operator with global competitiveness.
When hundreds of sails compete fiercely, time to ride the wind and cleave the waves. GMC will embrace a new round of rapid growth. GMC firmly believes that with the joint efforts of all employees and the strong support from all walks of life, GMC will sincerely give back to society with better service and more brilliant achievements!
Since the establishment of the enterprise
Class I EPC contracting qualification
Class I discipline-specific contracting qualification
Class A design qualification