Cycling in flip flops outnumbers dirt-kicking, spur-wearing cowboys on horses in Corpus Christi, a city tucked away in southern Texas. Windsurfers, fishing poles, and sailing masts make up the skyline; it’s the Florida of Texas without the price tag. Those who reside in the area do so because of the town’s relaxed mentality and thriving economy, primarily due to the Port of Corpus Christi.

If you’re looking to construct a multi-family building in Corpus Christi, here are five of the greatest contractors in the area. The architectural firms were chosen based on their portfolios, histories, and awards.

Galaxy Builders, Ltd.

4729 College Park, San Antonio, TX 78249

Galaxy Builders, founded in 1991 by Arun Verma, specializes in multi-family housing throughout Texas. It is dedicated to providing award-winning and seamless projects as one of Texas’ premier general contracting firms. The company also works to build long-term connections with clients, architects, and other experts.

It is led by President Neilesh Verma. Neilesh graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2004. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with an Executive Masters in Business Administration in 2009.

From 2016 through 2018, the San Antonio Express News named Galaxy as one of the Top Workplaces. The firm’s culture has developed over the decades, but its fundamental principles as a small, close-knit community have remained consistent. It promotes peer collaboration, long-term relationships, a “work hard, play hard” attitude, and overall health and wellness for its team members.

Strategic Construction

9821 Katy Fwy. #675, Houston, TX 77024

Strategic Construction, founded in 2002, specializes in general contracting and construction management in Texas and the neighboring states. Its services are available across a wide range of construction sectors. Clients are engaged early in the design and construction phases to offer ways to satisfy their building and financial needs as part of the firm’s strategic approach.

The company’s CEO, Robert Partin, began his career in construction as a laborer while in college. In fourteen states, Robert has successfully managed and constructed over 50,000 multifamily apartments.

The firm’s project management staff has overseen the construction of thousands of multifamily units and millions of square feet of commercial space since its founding. It combines the experience and financial resources to finish each project on schedule, under budget, and beyond customer expectations, with headquarters in Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth.

Victory Building Team

711 Cantwell Dr.Corpus Christi, TX 78408

Victory Building Team, founded in 2001, is a young, dynamic, and highly professional group of construction specialists. The firm, based in Corpus Christi, Texas, has a solid reputation on a wide range of projects. Retail, financial, medical, tenant-finish, restaurants, automotive, educational, federal, religious, and municipal sectors are among the industries covered by the firm.

It has gained competence in general building through many years of experience. The firm’s breadth of expertise, insight, and knowledge permits it to realize a client’s vision while surpassing their expectations. Victory offers a variety of construction delivery strategies to meet the demands of each project. It is confident in its capacity to tailor any delivery strategy to fit a client’s needs and ensure project success.

Gourley Contracting

4921 Ambassador Rw., Corpus Christi, TX 78416

Gourley Contracting specializes in turnkey construction and maintenance. It focuses on tenant finish-outs for commercial buildings as well as home renovations and refurbishments. It was founded in 2005 by James Gourley and ensures that all remodeling and repair projects are completed on time and within budget. Gourley Contracting brings decades of work expertise to ech building project, no matter how big or small, and it works closely with clients to meet their unique requirements. Its reputation as a professional and reliable building company precedes it.

Gourley Contractors has a huge base of contractors and suppliers, allowing the company to compete with others on pricing. It adheres to the highest standards for all projects, from initial estimates and site assessments to construction and build-out.

It is composed of experts who are members of the Better Business Bureau and the Associated Builders and Contractors. It is also recognized by the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program and licensed by the Texas Residential Construction Commission.

Couric LLC

26986 Bass Blvd., Harlingen, TX 78552

Couric LLC, based in Harlingen, has over twenty years of experience in the Rio Grande Valley. Its projects span from multi-family complexes under construction to federal, state, and municipal government facility repairs. It asserts that its Valley roots have given the firm unparalleled knowledge of suppliers and superb craftsmanship. The firm routinely fulfills and surpasses coastal rules and regulations when it comes to commercial development in the Coastal Area.

It maintains expertise with the Texas Department of Insurance’s requirements and updates. 8A, HUD, and HUB are among Couric’s certifications. Its main field of infrastructure development represents its portfolio of professional construction expertise. From Cameron to Starr County, the company has overseen and finished building projects.  It also has the knowledge and creativity to provide its clients with the best quality building services.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management