Honesty, Hard Work and Dedication are the

Foundation of Both Personal and Business Success.

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Welcome to Con-Real

With 83 years of family entrepreneurship, the legacy continues with Con-Real’s establishment in 1979. Since our beginnings as a construction consultant firm, we aimed to help small and minority contractors and today we are now proudly one of the most established, owned, and managed full-service construction and real estate African-American firms. Con-Real’s commitment of meeting the needs of clients throughout Texas, the Southwest, as well as throughout the United States has given us the reputation as a premier organization with experience in over 3,000 projects including entertainment, commercial, hospitality, educational, industrial, and technology facilities. Con-Real’s headquarters is proudly based in Arlington with additional permanent offices located in Dallas, Houston, Little Rock, and San Francisco.


What’s New With Con-Real

Gerald Alley in Arlington's American Dream Story Article

Over the past 30 years, Gerald Alley has been living his American Dream as the President/CEO and founder of Con-Real, the leading African-American-owned construction and real estate firm in the Southwest.

Alley has been active in all phases of construction and real estate activities at Con-Real, which is based in Arlington. Founded in 1979 with just two employees, Con-Real has grown into a full-service construction and real estate company with a national presence.

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Gerald Alley Featured in Arlington Today's March 2017 Issue

Support Locally and Expand Globally. As a business grows, it needs to maintain a connection with its employees and its clients. However, with all great organizations, whether it’s Starbucks in Seattle, Wash.; Apple in Cupertino (Silicon Valley), Calif.; or Walmart in Bentonville, Ark., there is a direct relationship between a business performing as a servant leader and the support of the community it serves. That has been the founding principal in which Gerald Alley believes and practices with his city, Arlington.

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Congratulations to Michael Smith on his promotion to VP of Preconstruction & Project Management

During Con-Real's Holiday Party at our new Homewood Suites in Arlington, Texas, Michael Smith was named as the new Vice President of Preconstruction and Project Management. Mike has been a Senior Project Manager with Con-Real for over 5 years with over 15 years in the industry.

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Home of Atlanta Hawks, Philips Arena

A deal has finally been reached to remodel the Philips Arena that will ensure that the Atlanta Hawks stay in Atlanta for the next 30 years. The project will maintain the downtown facility as a world-class, state-of-the-art venue for sports and entertainment events. It will consists of updated concourses and completely remodeled luxury boxes.
Construction is expected to start this summer and will be completed by late next year. The Hawks will continue to play at Philips throughout the project.

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Texas Live! a Stadium & Mixed-Use District feat. Dining, Entertainment, Hotel and a Convention Facility

Con-Real is excited in our joint-venture partnership with Manhattan Construction for this upcoming project. The Texas Rangers and the Cordish Companies are the developers for this momentous project. Texas Live! will make a major economic impact to the local community and create maximum community benefits to the City of Arlington and its residents.

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Frito-Lay Distribution Center in Vegas is Complete!

Congratulations to the Frito-Lay team, headed by our Senior Superintendent, Maurice Robinson, for their completion of the Frito-Lay distribution center in Las Vegas, Nevada!

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Check Out the New Additions to the Con-Real Family!

Please welcome five new hires to the Con-Real family: Colette Thomas, BIM Coordinator; David Schiermeyer, Project Manager; Jerry Petrella, Superintendent; Ontario Mallett, Project Engineer; and Stephen Adair, Project Engineer.

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Congrats to Trey Silva on the New Addition to his Family!

Our Project Engineer, Trey Silva, his wife, Destiny, and their son, Ford welcome their family's newest member, Baby Finn! Check out the cute photos below! We are always excited to see our team members' growing families!

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What a Catch!

Check it out! On a recent fishing trip to Caddo Lake in Texas with his wife, Brian Gowan caught a largemouth bass weighing just under 8 pounds! Both he and his wife are avid bass fisherman.

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