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'We always keep the client and subcontractor relationship as our first priority.'
throughout the state of Texas, delivering
award-winning, turnkey projects from luxury to affordable housing, including active
independent senior living communities.
The company is currently overseeing 12
projects ranging in size from $10 million to
$35 million and has built more than 30,000
multifamily units ranging from a variety of
"We act as a conduit between the developer and subcontractors, and manage the
process from starting dirtwork to turning
over units for leasing," Verma explains.
"Galaxy Builders take on the responsibility
of making sure the projects get built in
budget and on time."
Galaxy Builders' operations consist of a
pre-construction team and six project management teams with each overseeing two
projects at a time. The company's capacity
ranges from 10 to 15 projects at any given
time and maintains a ratio of two projects to
one project management team.
"Each contract is bound by a guaranteed
maximum price," Verma says. "Those in
the field are focusing on maintaining the
schedule and those in the operations are
focusing on the budget."
Galaxy Builders' mission is "to deliver
unmatched service to its communities by
building thriving places to live and work."
"Our relationships are why people keep
coming back to us," Verma says. "They have
a comfort level in knowing the integrity
that we have and that we are going to deliver for the client."
To ensure it is more proactive in decision-making, serving its clients to the best
of its ability and communicating effectively,
Galaxy Builders hired an outside consulting
firm to implement a customized leadership
development program. The 12-month program is focusing on improving employees'
"We all have unique natural skills and
we are working hard not only on people development, but also on creating the best fit
teams based on each individual's leadership
style," Verma adds.
Galaxy Builders was named San Antonio
Express-News' Top Work Places for the past
two years and Verma says it's important for
him to maintain a family culture. "Despite
how much we are growing and the amount
of work we have, we always want to keep
a work/life balance here," he adds. "We
set quarterly goals now and the reward is
The company is proud to have been
twice named a top workplace in
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