General Contractor Jacksonville, FL

General Contracting

FaverGray has been an established provider of general contracting services in the southeast for more than 16 years. We specialize in building student housing, senior living, high-end multifamily, and affordable multifamily housing.

Our history of success on diverse project types is the result of a staff of seasoned professionals with a strong understanding of construction management and a technical understanding of how to build. The relationships we build with subcontractors combined with hands-on supervision provide our superintendents with the resources necessary to execute complex projects.

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FaverGray has the flexibility of providing successful projects through the various contract types, construction management, design-build or general contracting.

We pride ourselves on having an in-house, experienced, professional preconstruction staff to provide services tailored to the client’s requirements.

Produce Detailed Cost Estimates

  • Conduct a complete systems take-off and apply current/projected costs.
  • Cost evaluation of different systems or materials.
  • Suggest alternate systems or materials to reduce costs in both construction and long-term maintenance.
  • Complete material quantity take-off to compare with bidders/subcontractors.
  • Evaluate and develop overall project schedule

FaverGray utilizes Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling to coordinate the various trades ensuring projects are completed on-time.

  • Early release packages for long lead material or equipment.
  • Evaluate lead time and availability for material and systems
  • Identify materials, equipment or systems that have a long lead time. Advise the owner and design team to conduct early or phased bidding for longer lead items. Advise the owner and design team of alternate materials or systems that will meet the construction schedule.


  • Review the project site, project documents, and market factors to identify potential conflicts.
  • Evaluate the project as a whole and produce a site utilization plan that addresses the challenges of construction and the owner’s operations and activities.

Bid Manuals

Produce a Bid Manual with customized information for the project. The Bid Manual will eliminate scope of work confusion, provide construction schedule, provides bid requirements and project requirements specific to the project.

Subcontractor Interest

Generate subcontractor interest throughout the design phase and bidding phase. FaverGray has a 10,000 plus subcontractor database to provide competitive bidding to deliver the best cost for the project.

Bid Management

Prequalification of Subcontractors to ensure selection of best subcontractors. Conduct pre-bid Meetings to convey unique project requirements, address questions, and allow subcontractors to view the project site. Evaluation of bids to ensure there are no scope gaps or overlaps.


Review subcontractor bids comparing their material quantities with our in-house quantity survey, project schedule and bid documents, eliminate scope gaps and overlaps to provide the best, most competitive price to the owner.

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Project Management

As construction and project managers, FaverGray promotes a “team first” attitude with all of the members of a construction team: owner, architect, engineers, subcontractors, and regulatory agencies. This spirit of cooperation is fostered during preconstruction and continued beyond project completion. We involve our clients at the earliest stages of project planning assuring them that they have selected a construction partner who will always safeguard the overall success of the project. Together, we work to manage the variables of any construction project: cost, quality, and schedule.

We utilize Procore to streamline communication by connecting the field to the office on a single platform. This means our projects can operate the way construction really works – in teams.

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Student Housing

Student Housing is more than just a place where students sleep at night. They’re where connections are made, ideas flourish and innovation is born. At FaverGray, we have experience building student housing for colleges and universities that help students thrive. Whether you’re building a new housing unit or need to renovate your existing housing structures, trust FaverGray to deliver students a housing experience that sets your campus or college community apart. We’ll work with you to develop buildings that meet your needs and are within your budget while ensuring that there are minimal disruptions to campus life or the surrounding community.


  • 9,224,826 GSF
  • 31,771 BEDS
  • 5,756 UNITS
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Multifamily construction calls for creative solutions to meet the owner’s needs. Whether it is a market rate or HUD project, single-story, garden-style, or high-rise apartments, FaverGray has the expertise in dealing with a variety of projects to better prepare you to lease or sell your property. We have established processes in place – from estimating through value-engineering to actual construction.

At FaverGray, we understand the importance of considering the people who live in your community when we develop a new building. We also value the local culture and the surrounding area. We take all these things into account when we build multi-family communities. Responsible for building various master-planned communities for developers, FaverGray understands the connection between quality construction and local market knowledge. From the ground up, its multi-family projects consistently exceed expectations and deliver a better quality of life.


  • 3,512,296 GSF
  • 5,968 UNITS
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Senior Living

FaverGray takes an innovative approach to building senior living multifamily construction projects. Our expertise in senior living multifamily housing includes independent and continuing care retirement communities, nursing and memory care apartments, assisted living residences, senior living apartments including conventional, tax credit and HUD projects, as well as acute care hospitals, and surgical centers.

As experienced general contractors in multifamily senior housing construction, we understand the demands of an industry looking to cater to the needs of an aging population. We recognize the expanding requirement for appropriate facilities and are committed to using our professional experience in the construction and renovation of senior living projects to be part of the solution.

A senior living community should reflect the people who live there. At FaverGray, we blend the communal aspect of senior living spaces with the desire for independence. The result is a living space that’s as functional as it is comforting for the residents. We’ll collaborate with you and work closely together to build a senior living community that meets all regulations and licensing requirements to exceed your expectations.


  • 508,700 GSF
  • 678 BEDS
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American Campus Communities (ACC) has worked with FaverGray for over 10 years completing 12 projects across 5 states, including 6.8 million square feet, 4,425 units, and 17,000 beds. Each project built by the ACC/FaverGray partnership has been completed on time and within budget. FaverGray has demonstrated a high level of success related to pricing, subcontractor/supplier relationships, and customer service. Projects completed between our partnership range from townhomes, 3-story walk-up, podium, and infill 5-story type IIIa with a wrapped parking structure. All endeavors completed with FaverGray have been on a design-assist basis with a GMP contract structure, with FaverGray being an integral part of the development team from concept design through completion and turnover. The ownership and management team at FaverGray have operated with integrity, professionalism, and dedication in delivering successful projects. I would recommend FaverGray as one of the most established general contractors in the student housing industry.

Jake Newman, Senior Vice President – Development, American Campus Communities

Easlan Capital of Atlanta and its affiliate Parkside Equities have been developing mixed-use and multifamily properties throughout the southeast since 1982. It is with great pleasure that we have been successful in awarding the last three projects, consisting of 810 units to FaverGray. All three were completed on time and within budget. Parkside at the Beach was actually ahead of schedule and after a record lease-up, the property was sold within 36 months of construction start. I would therefore highly recommend them…as we look forward to a continuance of our relationship in the future.

Leonard Meltz, Parkside Equities, LLC

The FaverGray team functions as an extension of our staff and provides front end services of great value. They are virtually a completely integrated partner from beginning to end.

Ronnie Macejewski, Campus Advantage

Coursey Architects has been successfully producing multi-family projects for 50 years. We have worked alongside FaverGray for many years on many projects. We find them to be efficient, thorough and highly professional. Parkside at the Beach is one of our favorite projects we designed, and FaverGray built; luxurious design, built solid, and was sold for a large profit after a year of successful occupancy. We are pleased to work with them and will continue to refer them on projects we are producing.

Gary B. Coursey, Coursey Architects

As the Director of Construction for 908 Group, I am responsible for overseeing our multi-family construction projects throughout the United States. The Nine a lumbia Apartments are a wood framed, 5-story, 486 bed, off-campus student housing community located blocks from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. We selected FaverGray as our construction manager for this project based on their qualifications and tremendous industry track record with delivering student housing. The Nine, which includes six multi-unit townhome buildings, a wood frame apartment wrapped precast garage, a swimming pool, retaining walls, and surface parking is still being completed on a sloped site with complex site logistics bordered by one of the busiest streets in town. Despite numerous straight days of rain at the onset of the project, the on-site staff and FaverGray Leadership teams collaborated well with their subcontractors and building officials and are working to complete the project both on time and within budget for some very excited students starting the Fall 2021 semester in their new homes.

Brian Detri, Director of Construction, 908 Group

The field team has deep experience and dedicated leadership. FaverGray was the selected general contractor on a recent student housing bid project designed by our firm, Coursey Architects, in Gainesville, FL; the project delivery date was met for the fall of 2019, (to the Owner’s satisfaction and the new tenants’ great enjoyment), as was required by the Owner, due to the diligence of the FaverGray team from top to bottom. The field team had deep experience and dedicated leadership and was well supported by the project management team, back-office, and company leadership team across the board. This was a complex 3-building project, on 3 separate sites in the city, so it was really like managing 3 projects at once; each site had its own challenges and opportunities, and FaverGray managed these all very well.

Paul J. Monardo, Coursey Architects

The FaverGray team is a trusted partner with American Campus Communities. They bring great value as an active participant during initial design and predevelopment activities through pricing, and in the field during construction. Jim and Keith have assembled a core team of leaders with impressive depth and experience, and they demonstrate their commitment to service and integrity every day at every level. We look forward to a long and productive relationship with FaverGray.

Clint Braun, SVP of Construction Management, ACC Inc.

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