Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 160
Residential | GALAXY BUILDERS
Arun Verma Memorial
Tournament honors Galaxy
Builders' founder for charity.
The company met its first-quarter 2018
goals and was rewarded with paid time off
the Friday before Memorial Day. "This is in
addition to the base package of benefits,"
Verma notes. "If we all come together and
work hard to try to achieve these different
goals, the whole company should benefit.
We looked at what we could give, such as
bonuses, but at the end of the day, money
is taken and it either gets saved or spent
and is quickly forgotten. You will never
forget that moment you were able to
spend time with your family or plan a trip
because you earned the time to do so."
Galaxy Builders considers itself a small,
tight-knit community of professionals
that collaborates amongst its peers both
personally and professionally.
"Each opportunity uplifts moral around
the organizational walls and keeps em-
Enrique Mata Construction is a drywall,
paint and stucco contractor. We have had
the privilege to work with many general
contractors, including Galaxy Builders, across
the nation, on all sizes of projects. This year,
we are excited to announce that we are
now a certified HUB and Minority Owned
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ployees looking forward to the next big
event," Verma says. "Moreover, in its care
for its people, Galaxy instituted a health
and wellness plan in order to promote
each of the following dimensions of
healthy living: physical, emotional and
intellectual wellness, social, environmental, multicultural and occupational."
Galaxy Builders also focuses on developing solid relationships with its subcontractors. The company hosts an annual
subcontractor appreciation day in October
where it invites as many subs as possible
to its home office.
"We initiate the appreciation with our
core subcontractors to get a sense of the
market and provide feedback on how
Galaxy is performing versus its competition, and it's a very candid conversation,"
Verma says. "When we first started this,
our subs came in and told us this is what
the competition was doing and this is
what Galaxy is or is not doing and we
took their comments to heart. Recently,
one specific subcontractor recognized us
last year as their top contractor of choice
because we took their feedback and put