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2005 Eagle Award

Award winning WELBRO Companies consist of WELBRO Building Corporation, Inc., and WELBRO Management, Inc..  The WELBRO companies are committed to the delivery of superior assistance to our clients so they may achieve their investment goals through the improvement of their real property.  This assistance is provided in an open environment based on clear communication.

WELBRO employs over 100 personnel; 85 professionals, including architects, engineers, project managers, site managers, estimators, schedulers, financial managers, and real estate professionals, all with hands-on construction experience. Additionally, WELBRO employs skilled career craftsmen engaged in concrete work, carpentry and masonry.

Since our beginning in 1979, WELBRO has developed a sense of partnership with our clients.  By putting client needs first, WELBRO has demonstrated repeatedly that the success of a project, or a company, comes as a result of caring and competence. 

The WELBRO Companies are successful in our mission because we:

  • Listen to clients and put their needs first
  • Deliver reliable information with proven processes
  • Resolve problems early, before they occur in the field
  • Recognize the important contribution of our employees
  • Perform as promised throughout the entire project
  • Keep our commitment long after the work is completed



WELBRO Constructors was founded by Gary Brown in 1979 as a firm that would provide personalized services to meet the needs of the construction industry.  Too many companies were claiming "quality service to clients" in their marketing brochures, but few were performing successfully in that area.  In turn, clients began searching elsewhere for construction firms that would not only listen to their special needs, but would actually try to meet those needs.

The successor company, WELBRO Building Corporation,is a dominant force in the hotel/hospitality and education markets.  Its Educational Focus Group constructs K-12 and higher educational facilities and residence halls.  Other project types include office buildings, retail/commercial and special use facilities.

WELBRO Building Corporation is a well-managed and financially stable company, able to deliver on its commitments.  WELBRO enjoys a solid surety relationship with Travelers Insurance, an A XV-rated company, who extends surety to WELBRO in an amount well in excess of $300 million.

WELBRO's founding philosophy of establishing productive client relationships in the early phases of each project, coupled with team performance, continues to develop many occasions for repeated success with the same owners.


Financial, insurance and service-related industries are restructuring to create mega-service organizations.  At the same time, businesses are streamlining their organizations and contracting for services rather than developing high overhead in-house construction departments.  In an attempt to reduce costs, they are looking to outside organizations to act in their behalf in the increasingly complex development and construction process.

The Owner who previously hired an architect and then a contractor is now looking for a firm that will be responsible for the total delivery of his facility needs and who will fully represent his interests.  Enlightened Owners realize that their best interests will be served by a firm that specializes in managing the design and construction to act on their behalf.

In response to this challenging attitude and direction change, WELBRO Management, Inc. (WMI) brings to the private and public sectors the management resources to program, develop, manage and implement facility programs as an alternative to using an in-house team.  As the Owner's Representative or Construction Manager, WELBRO Management, Inc. becomes an extension of the Owner's organization.

Our management resources provide a full range of Development Services to the Real Estate Development and Hospitality Industries, including:

- Programming - Budgeting
- Analysis of branding options - Document quality control
- Consultant procurement and management  - Contractor selection.

The cross-section of traditional building and construction management operations of a vertically-integrated company affords WMI the ability to bring to the table the resources to completely develop the Project Program Book.  This book contains data gathered from work sessions with the Owner, design consultants, and potential operators, and is critical to the successful development of the project.  The typical Program Book contains a Design Concept Statement, an Area Program, a Budget Summary, Budget Detail, a Responsibility Differentiation Matrix, and a Schedule.

WMI also provides property acquisition and repositioning analyses, due diligence management, project management and construction management expertise.  These services are provided on a fee basis.  WMI also participates in selective JV development opportunities.




Accord Real Estate Group
Affiliated American Inns
Alaqua Country Club
Bishop Moore High School
Busch Entertainment Corporation
Central Church of the Nazarene
Church Street Station
Cingular Wireless
Citrus County Public Schools
CNL Hospitality Group
Columbia Healthcare Corporation
Diocese of Orlando
Eckhoff, Ochenski & Polk
Emerson International
Epic Resorts
Filutowski Eye Institute
Fairfield Resorts
Fidelity Management Trust Co.
Florida Citrus Sports Events
Florida Conference of Seventh Day Adventists
Florida Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Management Services
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Hospital
Florida Manor Nursing Home
Florida Splendid China
Forte Hotels International
General Mills Restaurants
Give Kids the World Village
Hamilton Investments
Heathrow Hotel Associates
Health Park Florida
Hilton Corporation
Holiday Inns/Six Continents
Host Marriott
Hyatt Development Corporation
Intergroup Development Corporation
International Academy of Merchandising & Design
Lake County Schools
Lake Highland Preparatory School
Lake Wales Hospital
Liberty Real Estate Group
Life Concepts, Inc.
Madison Savings and Loan
Mahudi International Corporation
Major Realty Corporation
Manatee County, Florida
Manor Care Hotels
Manor Care Healthcare
Marriott Corporation
Marriott Vacation Club International
National Medical Enterprises
NationsBank/Bank of America
Noble House
Orange County Public Schools
Orlando MAGIC
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Ormond Beach Medical Center
PB&S Chemical Company
PGA Construction Services
Prudential Healthcare Plan
RIDA Development
Rosen Hotels & Resorts
RDV Sports
Salvation Army
Scripps Treasure Coast Publishing
Sea World of Florida
Seminole Comm. Mental Health Ctr, Inc.
Sentinel Communications Company
Seminole County Public Schools
Sierra Land Group
State of Florida HRS Services
Stouffer Hotels and Resorts
Sullivan Properties
Tamar Inns
Tower II Development & Company
Trinity Preparatory School
Tupperware Worldwide
United Artists Communications
Universal Studios
Universal Towers Construction, Inc.
University of Central Florida
University of South Florida
Valencia College
Vista Hotel Partners
Walt Disney World Company
Western Golf Properties
Winter Haven Hospital
Winter Park Memorial Hospital
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts
Venice Hospital
ZOM Development, Inc.