The U.S. is home to several spectacular and historic sights. It’s no surprise that tourists not only across the nation but also around the world travel just to see these incredible sights and attractions. As the country’s tourism continues to boom, the demand for high-quality hotel and hospitality accommodations also increases. Tourists often prefer to stay in luxurious hotels that offer the best amenities and services to heighten their travel experience and make it more enjoyable. Most of these hotels and hospitality establishments are built by the nation’s top and well-recognized builders.
We examined hundreds of contractors to generate this list of the best hotel and hospitality contractors in the country. These builders were chosen and ranked based on the number and quality of projects they have completed, their industry affiliations and accreditations, and the awards and recognition they have received from distinguished organizations. We also considered the famous clientele these contractors have worked with as well as their number of years in the industry.
2826 6th Ave., S Birmingham, AL 35233
Birmingham-based Wyatt Builds takes pride in its over four decades of experience in the industry. A certified women-owned business, the firm specializes in constructing retail spaces, office structures, hospitality buildings, religious and industrial facilities, and institutional infrastructures. Gary Wyatt, the founder of the firm, started a general contractor business in 1976. In 2012, Gary decided to close the business and along with his son, John, opened Wyatt General Contractor. In 2015, John passed away, and his wife, Mary, continued his legacy by growing the family business. In 2017, the Birmingham Business Journal named Wyatt Builds tenth in its FastTrack 30 List of the fastest-growing companies in metro Birmingham.
Among the firm’s projects in the hospitality sector is the Homewood Suites Downtown. This 94,147-square-foot, seven-story hotel in downtown Birmingham features 105 suites, a fitness room, a pool, and an onsite convenience store.
Davis Constructors & Engineers, Inc.
6591 A St. Suite #300 Anchorage, AK 99518
Founded in 1976, Davis Constructors and Engineers is one of the leading general contractors in Alaska, serving the education, hospitality, housing, healthcare, office, and retail sectors. For more than 40 years, the firm has completed almost 300 projects totaling almost $2.25 billion. In addition to conventional general contracting, the firm provides design-build services to its public and private clients. Moreover, the firm has significant experience with military projects throughout the state. From 2009 to 2015, the firm was consistently listed among Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) list of the Top 400 Contractors.
Among the firm’s noteworthy projects is the Springhill Suites, a beautiful lakefront hotel surrounded by mountain views. The amenities in this hotel include a spa tub and a 24-hour fitness center. It also offers a snack bar, a 24-hour business center, and a meeting room.
Wespac Construction, Inc.
9440 N 26th St., Phoenix, AZ 85028
Wespac Construction is a general contracting company that has been serving Arizona since 1991. John Largay, the CEO of Wespac, has nearly three decades of contracting experience, enabling him to lead the firm with proactive construction strategies. Among the sectors the firm serves are the education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, multifamily, municipal, office, retail, and spiritual industries. With more than 85 percent of the firm’s portfolio being repeat or referral clients, the firm’s expertise speaks for itself. In 2018 and 2019, Wespac ranked fourth on Phoenix Business Journal’s Top Contractors list.
One of the firm’s most notable hotel and hospitality projects is the Pine Canyon golf clubhouse. This Gold Nugget Grand Award Winner features high-end finishes, a formal dining restaurant, locker rooms, a full-service bar, and a lower-level, 2,500-bottle wine cellar that is accessible to guests.
Dave Grundfest Company
1221 Westpark Dr., Little Rock, AR 72204
With more than 25 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, Dave Grundfest Company has earned a reputation for quality building services. The firm prides itself on its over 70 percent of repeat clients. Ranked as one of the top 20 construction firms in Arkansas, the firm has built many educational campuses, medical facilities, hospitality buildings, industrial establishments, offices, and restaurant and retail projects. The firm also offers design-build services.
Among its hospitality projects is the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Hot Springs. Featuring an indoor pool as well as a fitness center, the hotel is located near Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs National Park, and Memorial Field Airport.
207 King St. Suite #300, San Francisco, CA 94107
San Mateo-based Webcor started as a building contractor for low to mid-rise office buildings in 1971. Shortly thereafter, Webcor began to construct high-rise and public-works projects and expanded its operations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Alameda, San Jose, and Honolulu. Throughout the years, the firm has received multiple awards from many organizations. In 2018, Webcor ranked ninth on ENR’s list of Top Green Contractors, #43 on ENR’s list of the Top 400 Contractors in 2017, and #5 on ENR’s list of the Top California Contractors in 2016. In 2013, Webcor became the only California-based general contractor to receive the ISO 9001 Certification.
One of Webcor’s most impressive hotel and hospitality projects is the Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown. The 332,623-square-foot project consists of 350 rooms and a 51,729-square-foot connected parking area. The hotel’s amenities include the lobby-level Metropole Bar+Kitchen, a lounge and bar space on the 18th floor, a meeting and convention space, a pool deck, and a fitness space. The design of this LEED Silver Certified project was inspired by the 1920’s Prohibition era.
420 Sixth Ave., Greeley, Colorado 80631
For more than eight decades, Hensel Phelps has provided top-notch construction services to its clients in Colorado. The firm takes pride in its collaborative approach, which uses innovative technology and effective communication. Guided by its four pillars—people, process, partnership, and technology—Hensel Phelps has built long-standing relationships with its clients and industry partners. Its many decades of experience in the construction industry has enabled the firm to construct numerous aviation facilities, commercial buildings, education campuses, government facilities, healthcare facilities, hospitality infrastructures, and more. Today, the firm has offices in California, Virginia, Hawaii, Washington, Florida, Texas, and Arizona.
In 2009, Hensel Phelps completed the Ameristar Casino Black Hawk Hotel, Resort, and Spa. This is the first AAA four-diamond hotel in Colorado, with 34 stories and 536 rooms. The 458,000-square-foot hotel is the tallest building between Denver and Salt Lake City and is the highest elevation high-rise tower constructed in the continental U.S.
KBE Building Corporation
76 Batterson Pk. Rd., Farmington, CT 06032
Founded in 1959, KBE Building Corporation has consistently worked to fulfill its mission of “building excellence together.” Strengthened by its four core values—dedication, innovation, integrity, and pride—KBE has become one of Connecticut’s premier, award-winning builders. The firm provides construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in multiple sectors, including higher education, senior living, healthcare, corporate, government, and retail.
Hotel Sierra, one of KBE’s projects in Connecticut, consists of 127 rooms with an indoor pool, a spa, a fitness center, billiards, and a full-service kitchen. The 84,141-square-foot project also features sustainable elements, such as daytime dimming lighting, a stormwater retention system, and recycled building materials.
322 A St. Suite #300, Wilmington, DE 19801
Serving the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, BPGS is a construction management company that specializes in project evaluation, procurement, and design-build services. This Wilmington-based company has completed projects in the residential and mixed-use market as well as the hospitality, sports and entertainment, retail, and commercial sectors. With its commitment to providing impressive results in the most efficient manner, the firm creates successful partnerships with its clients. BPGS has received several awards for its outstanding projects in various sectors, including the 2014 Honorable Mention for its Hampton Inn and Suites project.
The Christiana Hampton Inn and Suites located in Newark is one of the firm’s most notable projects. This four-story hotel features an indoor pool, fitness room, business center, meeting space, and breakfast area. The hotel consists of single king and queen units as well as 46 guest room suites.
Juneau Construction Company
5775 Blue Lagoon Dr. Suite #400, Miami, FL 33126
Headquartered in Atlanta, Juneau Construction Company has built some of the most high-profile projects in the Southeast. Founded in 1997, the firm continues to be among the most respected general contractors specializing in constructing buildings in both public and private sectors, including higher education, hospitality, multifamily and mixed-use, and sports. Additionally, the firm offers historic restoration services. For over three decades, Leston Juneau, the president of the firm, has led the management of large construction projects across the country. From its humble beginnings, the firm has grown to be one of the country’s leading mid-sized commercial contractors.
Today, the firm ranks among the Top 25 construction firms in Atlanta and Top 50 in the Southeast. Moreover, the firm ranked as the first female-owned construction firm in Georgia in terms of revenue. Among the firm’s most notable hospitality projects is The Element Hotel, a 106,500-square-foot property that consists of seven stories and 139 guest rooms.
JE Dunn Construction
2555 Cumberland Pkwy., SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
JE Dunn Construction offers general contracting, construction management, design-build, and project management services. Founded by John Earnest Dunn in 1924, the firm started as a small and family-operated residential contractor in Kansas. Over the years, the company has become one of the top general contractors in the country, and in 2015, was ranked as the tenth largest general building contractor in the U.S. The firm has received many industry awards, such as the 2018 Construction Safety Excellence Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC). Moreover, JE Dunn ranked eighth on the 2016 Top 25 Healthcare Contractors and #33 on the Top 50 Green Contractors by ENR. Additionally, JE Dunn was listed as #154 on Forbes List of America’s Largest Private Companies and was ranked 25th on ENR’s 2018 Top 400 Contractors.
The Cloister at Sea Island, one of the country’s top ten resorts in 2015, is one of the firm’s outstanding hospitality projects. The firm constructed a three-story addition to the existing hotel, consisting of 63 new guest rooms, two elevators, and two interior courtyard areas as well as a ballroom addition. The five-star resort consistently ranks among the nation’s best hotels.
1099 Alakea St. #1600, Honolulu, HI 96813
PCL Construction is a group of independent construction companies and is 100 percent employee owned. With offices in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the Caribbean, this diversified general contractor builds in multiple sectors, such as the education, residential, aviation, and hospitality sectors. The firm is committed to safety, quality, sustainability, and diversity, which sets it apart from its competitors. The firm is the seventh largest in the U.S. and the largest contracting organization in Canada. Moreover, PCL was named the Top Green Contractor by ENR.
The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences is one of PCL’s hospitality projects in Hawaii. The club’s amenities include an outdoor grill and bar, a beach club, a European spa with prefabricated huts, and pool areas. This project received numerous awards, including the 2010 Build Hawaii Award of Excellence Grand Award Winner from the General Contractors Association (GCA) of Hawaii and the 2011 Kukulu Hale Award in the New Project Award category from the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Hawaii Chapter.
250 Bobwhite Ct. Suite #100, Boise, ID 83706
Founded in 1993 by Brian Ellsworth and Larry Kincaid, EKC is one of Treasure Valley’s leading commercial construction companies. Specializing in diverse markets, the Boise-based firm has constructed numerous retail stores, restaurants, medical facilities, hotels, offices, and schools in the area. Ellsworth and Kincaid prioritize being the best contractor in the Boise Valley rather than being the biggest. This focus on top-quality workmanship has earned the company many prominent, repeat clients.
EKC remodeled the interior and exterior of an existing 81,264-square-foot, six-story hotel building. The firm also renovated the lobby and reception areas and updated the finishes of the hotel’s guest rooms. Additionally, EKC updated the building’s level of accessibility to six standard accessible rooms and installed new flooring and wall finishes.
643 North Orleans St., Chicago, IL 60654-3608
Pepper Construction is a family-owned construction company that has been operating since 1927. Throughout the years, the firm has gained a reputation for its building excellence across the Midwest. Today, the firm has offices in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company has been involved in many projects, including the restoration of the Conrad Hilton Hotel (which was renamed the Chicago Hilton and Towers). Though the firm’s mission and values remain the same, the company continues to look for new construction technologies and methods to improve its services.
Hampton Inn and Suites is one of Pepper’s most notable design-build projects. Located less than three miles from O’Hare International Airport, the 156-room hotel is close to many retail attractions. The five-story hotel is made of brick and limestone, an exterior insulation and finish system, and a metal panel.
62900 US 31 South, South Bend, IN 46614
For 45 years, Majority Builders has provided design-build, general contracting, and remodeling services throughout the South Bend area. Founded by brothers Rick, Steve, and Mark Slagle, the family-owned company has developed into one of the most outstanding design-build contractors and commercial construction companies in the entire Michiana region. The firm’s experienced team also specializes in restorations, renovations, and additions.
Among Majority’s projects is the Courtyard Marriott. This 140-room hotel features a state-of-the-art lobby, a well-equipped fitness center, an indoor pool, and a whirlpool.
420 Watson Powell Jr. Way Suite #100, Des Moines, IA 50309
The Weitz Company is a full-service construction firm that was founded in 1855. The company is the oldest commercial general contractor located west of the Mississippi River. As the sixth oldest architectural/engineering/construction firm in the country, Weitz has built a reputation for its construction innovation and technology. In 2018, the company ranked #47 on ENR’s list of the Top 400 Contractors.
In 2018, Weitz completed the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. The 322,000-square-foot hotel features a 10,000-square-foot ballroom, a 4,000-square-foot ballroom, meeting rooms, a full-service kitchen, a restaurant with outdoor seating, a lobby with a bar, a swimming pool, a tech lounge, and a fitness center. This project received the 2018 ENR Midwest Region Best Project in the Residential/Hospitality category and the 2017 Hilton Hotel and Resorts New Build of the Year.
8700 Indian Creek Pkwy. Suite #150, Overland Park, KS 66210
Brinkmann Constructors is an employee-owned construction firm that serves clients throughout St. Louis, Denver, and Kansas. Founded in 1984, the firm has completed more than $5 billion in construction. Using multiple delivery methods, Brinkmann provides innovative solutions in each project they undertake and specializes in building multifamily complexes, warehouses, senior homes, retail stores, mixed-use properties, healthcare facilities, offices, hospitality and entertainment buildings, and government infrastructures.
In Leawood, the firm constructed the eco-friendly boutique hotel Element Hotel. The 72,000-square-foot project features a four-story, 110-room upscale hotel with a conference center. The amenities in this $11-million-project include indoor and outdoor guest lounges, an indoor pool, a fitness center, bikes, and bike paths.
Calhoun Construction Services
3307 Gilmore Industrial Blvd., Louisville, KY 40213
Calhoun Construction is a self-performing general construction company that serves multiple markets in Kentucky. Over the years, the firm has built an impressive portfolio of education campuses, government infrastructures, healthcare facilities, hospitality buildings, multifamily complexes, restaurants, and sports and entertainment venues. The firm prioritizes using the highest quality materials as well as creating a culture of safety for its employees. In 2018, Calhoun was featured on Louisville Business First as one of the Best Places to Work. Additionally, the firm won the Fast 50 award as the fastest-growing company in the $25 million to $100 million revenue category.
Omni Hotel, one of Calhoun’s projects, features 612 rooms and 225 luxury apartments as well as a 70,000-square-foot meeting space divided into ballrooms on the second level. It also consists of a full-service bar and cafe on an outdoor pool deck and lounge seating.
3030 East Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70448
Mandeville-based Donahue Favret is a commercial general contractor serving clients throughout the Gulf Coast. The firm was founded in 1979 by Jack Donahue, Jr., who left his family’s construction firm and established his own company. For its high-quality services, the firm has received numerous awards, such as the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Excellence in Construction Awards, National Awards of Merit, Best of the Best Award, and the Platinum Step Award, among many others.
One of the firm’s most notable projects is the renovation of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. The 32-story hotel features 1,200,000 square feet, which includes meeting spaces, restaurants, 95 suites, and a fitness facility. The hotel is third-most in the city in terms of number of rooms, with 1,193 rooms. This project received the ABC Bayou Chapter Excellence in Construction Award.
10 Danforth St., Portland, ME 04101
Wright-Ryan has continued to deliver high-caliber construction services for over three decades. Serving New England, the firm provides construction management, general contracting, and design-build services for clients in the commercial, educational, housing, hospitality, and institutional sectors. The company has been in business since 1984, garnering several industry awards throughout the years. These include the Greater Portland Landmarks Preservation Award for The Press Hotel, the Maine Preservation Award for Excellence in Adaptive Use, and more. Moreover, the company has received awards for its green building initiatives.
One of the firm’s most impressive hospitality projects is the 52,620-square-foot Lewiston Hampton Inn. The hotel consists of 93 standard and suite-style guest rooms, a heated indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a 650-square-foot meeting room, and a 24-hour business center. The four-story hotel received LEED Gold Certification and upon completion, the project was awarded the 2014 Notable Project Award by the Maine Real Estate and Development Association.
12231 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
Forrester Construction has been offering clients construction management, pre-construction, and design-build services since 1988. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), with sustainability as an integral part of its values. As an advocate for sustainable construction, many of the company’s team members are LEED-accredited to ensure environmentally responsible construction. The locally-owned form has received more than 200 construction industry awards and has worked on many landmark projects in the area. In 2017, the firm was listed on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors and on Washington Business Journal’s Top 15 General Contractors.
Forrester Construction renovated the Congressional Country Club and expanded it by 10,000 square feet. Among the remodeled areas are the club’s restaurant, the indoor pool, fitness area, locker rooms, saunas, and steam rooms. The project received the ABC Metro Washington Excellence in Construction Award.
480 Wildwood Ave., Woburn, MA 01801
Founded by Jeffrey Snyder and Donna Leonardo in 1988, Baystate is a family-owned and operated construction management firm that offers pre-construction, general contracting, and design-build services. Based in Woburn, the firm started as Baystate Wallcoverings, a wall covering contractor serving commercial and industrial clients. Over the years, the company continued to expand to what is now known as Baystate Services. With over 100 years of combined experience in the industry, the firm has amassed numerous awards, including the Top Construction Companies distinction from Hotel Management from 2011 to 2015.
Baystate Services renovated the iconic Boston Marriott Longwharf Hotel. The nearly $2 million project included the renovation of the public spaces within the hotel. The firm also wrapped the two large columns that help support the hotel’s foundation with decorative wood paneling and strategically engineered the installation of the panels to prevent construction issues.
Clark Construction Company
3535 Moores River Dr., Lansing, MI 48911
For over 70 years, Clark Construction has been a recognized commercial construction firm serving Michigan. The family-owned company began as a small local contractor and expanded to multiple market segments across the country. Today, the firm’s wide portfolio ranges from athletic facilities and fields, corporate office buildings, science, research and medical facilities to retail stores, higher education campuses, and more. The company is listed among ENR’s Top 400 firms and has offices in Lansing and Auburn Hills.
An experienced contractor in multiple markets, Clark Construction has built over 1.5 million square feet of hotel and condo space and has provided services for many prominent clients. Among its hospitality projects is the Firekeepers Hotel in Battle Creek. The $74.8-million-project consists of a new eight-story, 140,000-square-foot, 242-room hotel with a 2,000-seat event center, a lobby bar, a full-service restaurant and kitchen facilities, a pool, a spa, and a fitness area, a 500-car surface parking lot, and two floors of luxury suites.
861 E. Hennepin Ave. Suite #200, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Stahl is a full-service construction company founded in 1981. The firm provides pre-construction and construction services for public and private sectors nation-wide, including hospitality, education, multifamily, municipal, office and retail, with specialized expertise in public sector, adaptive reuse, and LEED / sustainable construction projects. As a boutique firm committed to constructing projects with quality, craftsmanship, and care, the firm supports professional organizations such as the Minnesota Construction Association, Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women, Urban Land Institute Minnesota, Lean Construction Institute, Environmental Initiative, and the USGBC.
One of Stahl’s recent projects is the 148-unit, five-story AC Hotel by Marriott in Bloomington. The 77,810-square-foot, design-build project is located on a four-acre site where the firm also constructed other facilities, including a parking ramp, public plaza, restaurant, and retail space.
Brasfield & Gorrie
1076 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 375 Ridgeland, MS 39157
As one of the largest privately held construction firms in the country, Brasfield & Gorrie has earned the trust of numerous clients. The firm provides general contracting, design-build, and construction management services. The company is a successor to Thos. C. Brasfield company, a general contractor that began operating as a sole proprietor in 1921. In 1964, Miller Gorrie purchased the company’s construction assets, and in 1967 the firm became Brasfield & Gorrie. Embracing innovation, the firm employs sustainable building and development practices.
In its many years in business, the company has received numerous industry awards, including the ABC Award, Eagle Award, Design-Build Association of America (DBIA) National Award, and National Association for Minority Contractors Atlanta Chapter Hard Hat Award. The firm has been ranked as the No. 1 top contractor by ENR Southeast and the No. 1 healthcare general contractor by Modern Healthcare.
Brasfield & Gorrie constructed the Westin Hotel, a nine-story, 174,518-square-foot hotel consisting of 205 rooms. The facility features a 12,000-square-foot convention center, a fitness center, and a restaurant.
77 Westport Plaza Suite #250, St. Louis, MO 63146
From general contracting and design-build services to construction management, PARIC offers professional construction services to various markets. Since 1979, PARIC has established a reputation for building expertise and has built numerous properties in the commercial, education, healthcare, historic renovation, hospitality and entertainment, multifamily, public and municipal, senior living, sports complex, and tenant improvement sectors. As one of the largest privately held companies in the Midwest, PARIC has received an array of awards and distinctions, including being ranked the #1 Top Contractor in Missouri in 2018 by ENR, the #150 ENR Top 400 Contractors, the #54 BIM Contractor on Building Design + Construction’s list of the Top 85 BIM Construction Firms, and more.
PARIC constructed the River City Casino in South St. Louis County. The 270,000-square-foot, Phase I building consists of a 90,000-square-foot casino, restaurants, and a multi-use community center. The 160,000-square-foot Phase II hotel and convention center features 200 hotel rooms and a 14,000-square-foot, multi-purpose event center. The first phase of the project was delivered $10 million under budget, and the second phase was completed ahead of schedule.
Langlas and Associates
2270 Grant Rd., Billings, MT 59102
Established in 1973, Langlas and Associates is a second-generation company that specializes in general contracting services throughout Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota, Iowa, and California. The family-owned firm provides pre-construction and construction phase services and has delivered projects in the commercial, retail, industrial, residential, hospitality, healthcare, institutional, and multifamily sectors. As a member of the USGBC and with five LEED Accredited Professionals on its team, the company consistently implements green building strategies in its projects.
Completed in 2014, the La Quinta Inn and Suites in Billings is a four-story hotel that features a health club and an indoor pool. The $7.3-million-project also features a meeting space, fitness center, and business workspace.
New Generation Construction
1000 O St. Suite #102, Lincoln, NE 68508
NGC Group is also known as New Generation Construction. Living by its name, the firm is known for innovative solutions that allow clients to be hands-on with their projects. Their work ethic and project approach has led them to win multiple project awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors Cornhusker Chapter.
Established in 2009, NGC Group provides general construction services along with construction management, pre-construction, and post-construction services. They also have extensive experience in commercial construction projects in the education, energy, healthcare, historical, hospitality, industrial, retail, multifamily, office, and restaurant sectors. NGC has offices in both Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska but builds across the Midwest region. They specialize in hospitality work and rank among the top 40 hotel builders in the nation. In 2015, the firm completed the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Omaha. The 88-room project features a large basement, a meeting room, a pool, an exercise and fitness room, and a patio with a fire pit.
2955 N Green Valley Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89014
In business for more than 125 years, Tutor Perini has steadily grown and has now become a family of companies, all of which specialize in constructing different types of projects. Tutor Perini Building Corp focuses on building for the sectors of hospitality and gaming, education, sports, transportation, government and military, and healthcare. Tutor Perini’s Specialty Contractor Group provides expertise in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing, while the company’s Civil Group handles public works projects. In its many years in the construction industry, the firm has caught the eye of several organizations and has amassed several awards and recognitions, such as being ranked the nation’s third largest contractor in the transportation market, fifth largest domestic heavy contractor, and the 12th largest contractor overall by ENR in 2019.
One of Tutor Perini’s most impressive projects is the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Built on approximately 20 acres on the Las Vegas Strip, the 53-story hotel features 2,034 all-suite hotel rooms ranging from 700 square feet to 5,800 square feet. The project also consists of a 72,000-square-foot casino and 60,000-square-feet of additional convention and meeting space, restaurants, a nightclub, swimming pools, cabanas, a spa, a salon, and retail outlets.
Cobb Hill Construction, Inc.
206 N State St., Concord, NH 03301
Cobb Hill Construction has been delivering high-quality general contracting services since 1986. With the firm’s extensive experience in the industry, Cobb Hill has completed numerous construction and remodeling projects in various market sectors. Over the last few years, the firm has received many industry awards. such as the National ABC STEP Diamond Award and numerous ABC Awards, among others. Jerry Kingwill, the president of the firm, started his career as one of Cobb Hill’s carpenters in 1988. In 2011, he acquired the business and is now affiliated with several industry associations, such as the National Business Institute, the Home Builders Certified Green Professional, and more.
Among Cobb Hill’s most impressive projects is the adaptive reuse and historic restoration of a long-term care facility into the Centennial Inn, a 32-room luxury hotel and conference center in New Hampshire. This project received the Inherit New Hampshire award for Historic Preservation, an Award of Excellence for Historic Preservation from the ABC of New Hampshire/Vermont, and the Gold Award for Commercial Construction from the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire.
557 Route 23 South, Wayne, NJ 07470
Since 1977, Donnelly Construction has been one of the leading general contractors serving New Jersey. This full-service general contractor has built in several sectors, including the country club, education, office, retail, health, restaurant, and hotel industries. Currently, the company has three divisions that provide clients with a full range of construction services. Donnelly Construction provides construction services, while Donnelly Energy performs full-scale energy efficiency audits and installations, and Donnelly Facilities Services is in charge of direct manpower and building maintenance.
Among Donnelly’s most notable projects is the historic Mountain Ridge Country Club in Northern New Jersey. The project consisted of the makeover of the club’s main and casual dining areas as well as the addition of the exterior dining terrace and a new sports pub.
1717 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite #204 Albuquerque, NM 87110
Since 1864, McCarthy Building Companies has been committed to providing clients with exceptional construction services. The company’s mission to be the best builder in America combined with its burning and never-ending desire to help clients maximize the firm’s outcomes. The firm also takes pride in being among the top 20 green builders in the nation, as McCarthy consistently incorporates sustainability and viable green building techniques into its projects. Over the years, numerous awards and recognitions have been given to the firm for its construction excellence and innovative building services. In 2018, the firm was ranked the #1 Top Design-build Contractor by ENR California.
Sandia Hotel and Casino features an 850-seat entertainment facility with operable walls and restaurants. The 210,000-square-foot, five-star hotel has seven stories with 243,000 square feet of conference and meeting rooms, restaurants, lobbies, retail stores, and associated kitchens.
Shawmut Design and Construction
3 E 54th St., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Shawmut Design and Construction is a construction management firm that provides design-build, construction management, and sustainable construction services throughout Boston, Chicago, New York, Miami, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. The company thrives on its established reputation for providing construction expertise in various market sectors across multiple cities. Founded in 1982, the employee-owned company has completed projects in the academic, corporate, commercial ventures, cultural and historic, healthcare and life sciences, hospitality, retail, and sports sectors. The firm’s mission is to deliver world-class service to its clients.
One of Shawmut’s most impressive projects is the renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay (which was originally built in 1926). The hotel now includes 702 guest rooms, two ballrooms, as well as a restaurant, bar, and lobby.
3411 Oak Lake Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208
Founded by Bobby Matthews in 1955, Matthews Construction offers pre-construction and general contracting services throughout North and South Carolina. Over the years, the firm has built an impressive portfolio of projects in various sectors, including the commercial, healthcare, hospitality, mixed-use, multifamily, industrial, and educational industries. Today, the family-owned business has nearly 70 full-time employees and accredited LEED professionals who are all highly skilled and experienced in all phases of construction, from the design phase to completion. The firm also takes pride in its more than 50 percent of annual volume from repeat clients.
The Hyatt Place in Asheville was completed by Matthews in March 2016. The hotel features 140 guest rooms and 1,500 square feet of meeting facilities. It also consists of an indoor pool, exercise room, business center, full-service rooftop lounge, and bistro concept.
Lexstar Construction and Commercial Real Estate
1635 43rd St. S Suite 105, Fargo, ND 58103
One of the premier hotel construction firms in North Dakota, Lexstar Construction and Commercial Real Estate is highly experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate development and new construction. The firm specializes in ground-up hotel construction and has served numerous prominent clients throughout the years. Founded by Robert Leslie in 1997, Lexstar has completed many high-profile projects in the area, such as the Ramada Plaza Suites and Convention Center. From project development and construction to property management, Lexstar’s team is committed to providing quality service throughout all phases of a project.
In Grand Forks, Lexstar built the Staybridge Suites, a four-story hotel located off I-29, with easy access to Grand Forks International Airport and the Alerus Center. The project includes a 24-hour business center and boardroom, a fitness center, and self-laundry facilities.
262 Hanover St., Columbus, OH 43215
Based in North America, Turner is one of the leading builders with an international presence in multiple markets. Established in 1908, the company now has a staff of 10,000 employees and completes around $12 billion of construction projects annually. As the largest general contractor in the country, the firm has built an impressive portfolio of projects in various market sectors and has earned multiple awards and recognitions from distinct organizations. The firm was named one of the Top 6 Best Commercial Building Contractors in the U.S. by Advisory HQ and the Number One Green Builder in the Country by ENR in 2017. Moreover, the firm was ranked the number one general contractor in the U.S. and the top builder in the healthcare, university, hotel, office, and green building sectors in the Building Design + Construction’s Giants 300 Report in 2016.
One of Turner’s most notable hospitality projects is the 438,000-square-foot, 532-room atrium hotel and convention center, which features a ballroom, meeting and banquet rooms, a restaurant and bar, and a pool and fitness center. The project also included the construction of a pedestrian bridge connector to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
408 NE 145TH Place, Oklahoma City, OK 73013
Founded by Ivan Crossland, Crossland started as a family garage in 1977. Today, the firm has more than 1,500 employees and is recognized as one of the top construction firms in the nation. The company currently has three entities: its own construction company, The Crossland Heavy Contractors; Crossland Prefab; and Crossland Realty Group. The company specializes in pre-construction and construction services through various delivery methods. In 2017, Crossland celebrated its 40th anniversary in the industry and was ranked #79 in the Top Contractors in the U.S. and among the Top 250 Contractors in the World.
Among the company’s outstanding hospitality projects is the Osage Casino and Hotel in Tulsa. In partnership with Marnell Architecture, the company completed the $117-million project. The 313,000-square-foot facility features 1,500 gaming machines, a sports bar and grill, a pool and pool building, a pizza bar, three ballroom spaces, a cafe, an event center, a four-story parking garage, and expanded parking lots. In 2018, the project received the Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors.
6712 N CUTTER CIRCLE PORTLAND, OR 97217
With just a borrowed pick-up truck and a small loan of a few thousand dollars, Andy Andersen started Andersen Construction in 1950. A decade later, the firm had established itself as a major Oregon Contractor by completing four significant projects in the area. The firm’s first project, a small concrete tilt-up warehouse and office, still stands in Portland today. The company is the Pacific Northwest’s largest family-owned Negotiated General Contractor, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Boise, and Eugene. Andersen has completed more than 1,000 projects in the area; has received many awards, including the Builder of Choice award; and was listed among the Top 100 U.S. Contractors for two consecutive years and among the Top 50 National Green Building Contractors.
The firm constructs healthcare facilities, multifamily housing, educational campuses, hospitality buildings, industrial sites, offices, parking structures, central utility plants, cultural buildings, retail stores, and more. Among Andersen’s hospitality projects is the Hampton Inn and Suites located in Portland’s Pearl District. The eight-story, 205,000-square-foot hotel features 243 guest rooms. The ground level includes a lobby, lounge, dining area, meeting rooms, restaurant, and retail space.
993 Old Eagle School Rd. Suite #415, Wayne, PA 19087
With more than 125 years of construction experience, Wohlsen Construction has grown to become one of the Mid-Atlantic’s most reputable construction companies. The firm was founded by a carpenter named Herman F. Wohlsen, who left Germany and settled in Central Pennsylvania, where he began to practice his construction expertise. In 1890, he officially started Wohlsen Construction in Lancaster. The firm has offices in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Connecticut, providing clients with preconstruction, general construction, construction management, design-build, and post-construction, as well as green building services.
In a joint venture with Newcomer Associates, Wohlsen constructed the Fairfield Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites in Altoona. The 114,250-square-foot project consisted of the construction of a new, five-story, two-pack Marriott brand featuring 93 rooms for TownePlace Suites and 104 rooms for Fairfield Inn. The project also features shared common spaces, including an indoor pool, fitness center, and conference room.
Kirby Perkins Construction
210 Old Airport Rd., Middletown, RI 02842
Kirby Perkins is a construction company that has served Southern New England and the surrounding areas since 1997. The team has almost four decades of experience in the construction industry, enabling the company to create beautiful custom homes, restore historic properties, and construct luxurious hotels and private clubs. Jeff Kirby, the company founder, has been building custom residences since 1980. In 1997, Tom Perkins became a partner in his brother-in-law’s company, and Kirby Perkins Construction was founded. For more than three decades, the company has completed more than 500 projects and has worked on some of the country’s historic properties.
The Nantucket Yacht Club is among the firm’s most outstanding hospitality projects. Kirby Perkins was able to finish the private club on schedule without compromising the quality of the project. The firm used an innovative phased program to address structural issues and modernize the 100-year-old property while retaining its historic charm and beauty.
1050 Shop Rd. Suite A, Columbia, SC 29201
Founded by Mark Hood, Hood Construction started as a small renovating company in 1986. Shortly after, the firm gained a reputation for its quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. In its three decades in the business, the firm has completed projects in various business markets. Its early years involved renovations for offices and medical service providers. Today, the firm builds in the healthcare, office, retail, education, hotel and restaurant, religious, commercial housing, and industrial sectors.
Hood Construction was the contractor for Hayne Street Inn and DoubleTree Conference Center at Charleston. The 48,000-square-foot project included a grand ballroom, full-catering kitchen, 30 guest rooms, and an underground parking garage.
Beck and Hofer Construction
618 E Maple St., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Beck and Hofer Construction’s mission is to provide the highest quality results and create long-lasting masterpieces. Founded by Dick Beck and Chet Hofer in 1980, the firm was purchased in 2018 by Tyler Morris. With the plan of continuing the values of Beck and Hofer Construction, the firm is dedicated to providing clients with the reputable services it has always provided. The company specializes in building industrial and manufacturing facilities, government offices, educational campuses, places of worship, healthcare facilities, offices, restaurants, retail stores, sports venues and facilities, multifamily complexes, and hotels.
Among its noteworthy hotel projects is the Aerostay Hotel, which is the only hotel directly connected to the Sioux Falls Airport. This four-story, contemporary-themed project features 76 rooms with high-end fixtures and furnishings.
8245 Tournament Dr. Suite #300, Memphis, TN 38125
Founded in 1995 by H. Montgomery Martin, the firm was launched when its founder saw a need for a construction firm that would tackle challenging yet rewarding projects. Since then, most of the firm’s projects have come from customer referrals and repeat clients. From mixed-use retail buildings, student housing, urban-infills, and hospitality buildings to corporate offices and multifamily complexes, the Montgomery team has delivered excellent results, which have resulted in numerous accolades from distinguished organizations. Among these awards is the 2016 Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors for the firm’s Chisca Hotel project in Memphis. Moreover, the firm has received numerous awards and recognition for its projects in other sectors.
Among its most impressive projects in the hospitality sector is the restoration of the 8,100-square-foot James Lee House to create a five-suite luxury bed and breakfast. The James Lee House is an internationally acclaimed boutique bed and breakfast that has won numerous awards for excellence in historic renovation and has been featured in several publications, such as the New York Times and Luxury Travel Magazine.
3535 Travis St. Suite #300, Dallas, TX 75204
Based in Dallas, Austin Industries is among the country’s largest and most diversified U.S.-based construction companies. The company has served several sectors, including aviation, corporate office, healthcare, hospitality, mission-critical, mixed-use, retail, residential, sports, and university. With three operating companies—Austin Bridge and Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial—Austin Industries has more than 6,000 employee-owners and has completed over 7,000 projects across the nation. Established in 1986, the firm became 100 percent employee-owned in 2000.
Among the company’s notable projects is the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Wrapped in glass, the 447-foot, 604-room luxury hotel was sculpted from native stone and rich hardwoods. The hotel’s amenities include a 48,000-square-foot meeting space, a wine bar, a sports bar, a gift shop, and ground-floor restaurants. Additionally, the building houses 97 condominiums on top of the hotel.
9090 S Sandy Pkwy., Sandy, UT 84070
Established by Alan Layton in 1953, Layton Construction has completed projects throughout Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Irvine, San Diego, San Jose, Denver, Orlando, Honolulu, Kauai, Boise, and Nashville. Alan Layton, the company founder, is a decorated World War II veteran who returned from the war to recover from his injuries. For over four years, Alan worked in the Design and Construction Division of the Bureau of Reclamation in order to provide for his family. In 1952, he decided that he wanted to start his own construction firm and, a year later, he started Layton Construction. Over the years, the company’s commitment to building with integrity through hard work, thrift, honesty, and fairness remains the same.
The firm is consistently ranked among the top contractors in the nation by many recognized publications. In 2018, the firm ranked the #23 Largest Contractor in the United States on ENR’s Top 100 CMAR Firms and the #34 Largest Hotel Contractors in the U.S. by the Building Design + Construction’s Giants 300. The firm was also ranked #44 in the Top 400 Contractors in the U.S. by ENR, and #4 Largest Healthcare Contractors in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare.
One of the company’s remarkable projects is the Montage Deer Valley Resort and Spa. The nearly $1 million-square-foot project is located at an 8,600-foot elevation on 16 acres in Deer Valley Ski Resort in Park City. The project features 173 guestrooms, a 35,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, a bowling alley and entertainment area, two restaurants, two ballrooms, and retail, commercial, and meeting spaces. The upper six floors of the hotel are dedicated to 81 condos and residences. The hotel also has two full-size swimming pools and indoor and outdoor spas.
193 Tilley Dr., South Burlington, VT 05403
PC Construction is one of the nation’s top 200 construction firms, and the largest in Vermont. The firm offers general contracting, construction management, and design-build services and specializes in the commercial, education, health care, hospitality, manufacturing and water treatment sectors. The employee-owned company is known for its innovative construction methods, environmentally-friendly projects, and ability to execute on some of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge projects.
In addition to its Vermont headquarters, PC also has offices in Georgia, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and North Carolina. Among its extensive portfolio of hospitality projects is the current renovation of the historic Omni Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire and the recently completed award-winning Hotel Vermont.
Hotel Vermont is a six-story, 85,000-square-foot luxury hotel completed by the PC Construction team. Located in the heart of Burlington, Vermont’s largest city, the hotel includes 125 high-end guest rooms, a full-service spa, a lounge, a library, a 2,200-square-foot meeting space, and an artisan restaurant. It also boasts a 9,500-square-foot outdoor space with a green roof and a garden overlooking Lake Champlain. The LEED Certified project received the AGC of Vermont Best Builders Award.
1024 Pleasant Valley Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Harman Construction is a design-build general contractor founded in 1971. The firm started as a farm business, eventually grew to become the largest in Virginia in the 1950s and 1960s, and transitioned into a commercial builder in 1980.
Today, the firm offers design-build, pre-construction, general contracting, construction management, green building, renovations, and historic restoration services. For more than 40 years, the company has constructed numerous commercial and retail spaces, educational campuses, financial institutions, healthcare facilities, hospitality buildings and restaurants, warehouses, multifamily complexes, and senior living homes.
The Hilton Garden Inn at Falls Church is a 110-room project with a two-level parking structure. The amenities in the hotel include a 2,625-square-foot meeting space with state-of-the-art technology, a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, and a hot tub. The LEED Certified hotel is located near the city’s local attractions, including the Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm and the Falls Church.
2220 25th Pl NE, Washington, DC 20018, USA
Founded in 1902, Turner has earned a reputation in the construction industry as one of the top contractors in several sectors. Based in North America, the firm has a staff of 10,000 employees and completes around $12 billion of projects annually. Over the years, the company has garnered numerous awards and recognition for its construction expertise in large and complex projects. In 2017, the firm was named one of the Top 6 Best Commercial Building Contractors in the U.S. by Advisory HQ and the number one Green Builder in the Country by ENR. The firm is also regularly recognized in many publications, such as the Building Design + Construction and Midwest Real Estate News.
Turner constructed the 1900 First Avenue in the heart of downtown Seattle. The 12-story hotel consists of a 260,000-square-foot mixed-use development that houses the Thompson Hotel, Sequel Apartments, retail spaces, and three-level below-grade parking. The Thompson Hotel features 158 contemporary rooms, a Huxley Wallace restaurant, and a rooftop bar.
1700 State Route 34 Hurricane, WV 25526
Serving West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky, Agsten Construction offers general contracting, design-build, and construction management services since 1996. The firm serves a variety of market sectors, including finance, manufacturing, transportation, education, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, restaurant, retail, sports, and religious. The company’s mission is to approach each project with the sophistication of a large organization and the personal service of a small company.
One of Agsten’s projects is the Greenbrier Sporting Club at White Sulphur. The project is a private, member-owned equity club. It features two lodges and pools, a members-only golf course, two restaurants, a fitness center, an equestrian center, and more.
1471 McMahon Dr, Neenah, WI 54956
Established in 1918, Miron Construction has been one of the area’s leading construction firms that provides pre-construction, construction management, design-build, industrial, and general construction services nationwide. With more than 1,500 employees, the firm has a diverse portfolio of projects in the commercial, community, education, energy, environmental, food processing, government, healthcare, hospitality and entertainment, manufacturing, and religious sectors. As one of the nation’s most recognized construction firms, Miron holds several industry designations. Among these are the 2012 ENR Midwest Contractor of the Year, The Daily Reporter Builder of the Year in 2011, and more.
In Keshena, Miron constructed and remodeled the Menominee Casino Resort. The project consisted of the construction of a new, 220,000-square-foot casino resort that features a 13,000-square-foot convention center, five large meeting rooms, an outdoor cabana bar, an open gaming floor, and 102 newly renovated hotel rooms.
Website | 307-699-0133 | 70 S King St., Jackson, WY 83001
TKG Construction has over two decades of experience in the residential and commercial construction industry and has high standards for each project—no matter how big or small. Aside from the challenge of delivering high-quality results, the firm takes on the challenge of providing impeccable craftsmanship at mid-market prices and with strict deadlines. In its years in business, the firm has completed many large projects under difficult conditions and timelines.
TKG Construction completed the exterior finishes for the Grand Victorian. To complete the project, the firm moved an existing 3,000-square-foot residence and attached it to the 12,000-square-foot main lodge. The company also built 15,000-square-foot executive suites and a spa for the resort.