Welty Building Company Announces New Houston Office to Accommodate Growth

John Castilla Named as President, Welty Construction Company, Houston

October 18, 2017 – Houston Welty Building Company Ltd., proven partners in comprehensive building services and management, today announced a new office location for Welty Construction Company, its Houston operation, to accommodate growth. The new Houston headquarters is located at 3050 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 110, Houston, TX 77056.

Recently, Welty has been awarded a contract for a large residential complex in College Station for a private client. With close to $100m in committed work, Welty plans to hire project managers, superintendents and engineers in 2018.

In addition, John Castilla has been named President, Welty Construction Company, Houston, and he will have responsibility for growth of the greater Houston region and Texas. John will report to Don Taylor, President and CEO of Welty Building Company.

“Welty is a 75-year old company and has been in Houston since 2015, and we are here to stay,” said Donzell Taylor, Welty Building Company’s President and CEO. “With over three decades of experience, John has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and commercial accomplishments. He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and brings to this position a strong reputation for developing people and inspiring teams. I could not be more pleased about his appointment to this critical role at this important time.”

Prior to joining Welty, John spent 28 years working in various capacities for a Fortune 100 national contractor in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and corporate office markets. Most recently, he worked for a national commercial real estate development firm, overseeing the development and construction of projects in the Houston area.

“Welty’s aggressive movement to change the industry in a progressive manner and forward thinking views in the construction industry are what attracted me to join Welty,” said John Castilla, President, Welty Construction Company, Houston. “Through implementing innovative practices in Lean construction and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), I look forward to making a positive impact on people’s day-to-day lives through great buildings in the Houston market.”

Welty Building Company recently established a dedicated national energy and infrastructure division to build upon its success of transmission control towers.

About Welty Building Company
Welty Building Company provides professional construction management services, specializing in Lean construction, for clients in a variety of healthcare, commercial, education, energy, mission critical and hospitality markets nationwide. With offices in Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio and Houston, Texas, Welty delivers the most extraordinary building experience by never being afraid to do what’s right – since 1945. Welty has had the distinction of creating many prestigious community assets, including the world-renowned Goodyear® Tire & Rubber Company’s Global Headquarters, a multi-phased, massive expansion to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kay Jewelers Pavilion at Akron Children’s Hospital, the City of Akron’s Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel, numerous academic buildings at The University of Akron and many others. For more information, visit: www.thinkwelty.com.

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