Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 158
Residential | GALAXY BUILDERS
Strengthening its Bonds
GALAXY BUILDERS IS DEDICATED TO QUALITY AND SERVICE. BY JANICE HOPPE-SPIERS
alaxy Builders has remained
one of Texas' leading general
contracting firms over the past
27 years because of its dedication to customer service that keeps clients
coming back time and again. "We recognize
construction is a service-based industry,"
President Neilesh Verma says. "We always
keep the client and subcontractor relationship as our first priority and we are
always working internally towards making
ourselves better each day."
Verma's father, Arun Verma, founded
the San Antonio-based company in 1991
to focus on his passion for building. Arun
Verma spent the previous 15 years serving
as president of construction for Embrey
Partners, a leading multifamily developer
in the city, until the savings and loan crisis
hit and his role was about to change.
"New construction was stalled and they
wanted my dad to transition into property management during the slow period;
however, he simply loved to build," Neilesh
Verma says. "He decided to amicably part
ways and start his own company in 1991,
but he had to start from scratch despite his
prior experience as sureties and banks were
looking solely at him."
Galaxy Builders began with $100,000
of bonding capacity and has grown its
capacity today in excess of $200 million. The
company's primary market is multifamily
* Revenue: $125+ million
* Headquarters: San Antonio
* Employees: 60+
* Specia y: General contractor
"Our elationships are why
people keep coming back to us."
- Neilesh Verma, president
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of Galaxy Builders' mission
is "to deliver unmatched service
to its communities."
Builders broke ground
on the Medio Springs Ranch
apartment community in 2017.