Grunley was founded as a general contracting firm nearly seven decades ago. We have an outstanding team of construction professionals committed to delivering our projects on time, within budget and in accordance with the client's requirements to best meet the needs of the end-users. Our staff has decades of experience on new and renovated/modernized commercial, institutional and government facilities including some of the most complex construction projects in the Washington metropolitan region.

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Grunley has become an expert in building successful projects using the design-build delivery method. We are committed to a highly collaborative approach that fully engages our client and A/E designer as the project moves from programming through to the completion of construction. Our design-build teams are organized to allow for maximum flexibility yet retain single point responsibilities to ensure smooth project execution. Our depth of knowledge and experience, especially in assessing existing building conditions, is most significant when the design-build process is applied to a renovation or historic restoration project. Furthermore, our experience in building strong relationships with clients, design professionals and subcontractors allows us to create superior teams, fully capable of implementing the most complex project.

Construction Management at Risk

Over the past 15 years, Grunley has performed construction management at risk (CMc) services on various projects totaling more than $2.2 billion and 11.8 million gross square feet. The types of buildings for which we have performed CMc services includes office buildings, data centers, university residence halls, primary education schools, luxury apartment buildings, condominiums, national monuments, performing arts centers and churches.

The CMc delivery system allows us to collaborate with the owner and the design team from the earliest stages of a project. From the outset, we can help analyze the facility's program from a construction perspective, define the scope of work to meet the owner's needs and budget constraints, and establish realistic schedule and performance milestones.

Self-Perform Work

Grunley has more than 50 highly skilled foremen and tradesmen, carpenters, masons, and laborers, who self-perform key elements of our work, including selective demolition, salvage, concrete, masonry, protection, rough and finished carpentry, millwork, doors, frames and hardware, and wood and steel windows. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to best serve the needs of our clients.