Honesty, Hard Work and Dedication are the

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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

Market Trends Report: Entertainment districts are rejuvenating cities.

Next year, Cordish will open Texas Live!, a $250 million, 200,000-sf venue that’s part of a $4 billion master plan for the Arlington Entertainment District, which includes a new $1 billion baseball stadium for the Texas Rangers, an investor in the district. When completed, the district—which straddles the Dallas Cowboys’ 100,000-seat AT&T Stadium—will offer a 300-key Loew’s hotel, a 5,000-seat outdoor events pavilion, and 35,000 sf of meeting/convention space.

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SMU Cox School of Business Rings NYSE Closing Bell

Gerald Alley is ecstatic to be part of SMU's Cox School of Business Executive Board as they ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange this past Monday. Cox's Dean Matt Myers traveled to New York with a delegation of SMU Board of Trustees, Cox Executive Board members, alumni and staff. Gerald was among the podium contingent; check out the video below!

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Minority Businesses Should Have Fair Share of Work in Upcoming Bond Packages

Within the next few months, Fort Worth and Tarrant County voters may have the opportunity to vote on as many as three major bond proposals: the Fort Worth Independent School District, the City of Fort Worth and the Tarrant County Hospital District (John Peter Smith Health Network).

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CLT Installation Presentation at UARK's Library Storage Project

We are excited to reveal the first CLT panel at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (UARK)'s Library Storage Project! We have partnered with Austrian wood vendor, Binderholz, to bring CLT BBS wood (for the first time in Arkansas) for construction of this project. CLT BBS is a multilayer construction, completely made of solid wood.

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Latest Photos from the Atlanta Hawks' Philips Arena Renovation

Renovations for the Philips Arena began June 17, 2017 and we are currently embarking on the second phase of this complex project. Phase 2 will take place behind the scenes, largely out of the public and patrons’ eye. Phase 2 sets the framework for the major cosmetic overhaul that will take place in Phase 3.

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UARK's Library Storage Project Coming Along Nicely

Latest photo of the construction site for the Library Storage Project at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. With digital media and social changes in academics, the Mullins Library reached maximum capacity and the university entered plans that will meet current and future needs of students by providing new learning techniques that will be central to the growth of the library facility. In 2015, Con-Real was retained to construct the Library Storage Building expected to be completed this year.

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2018 Champions for Kids Breakfast by the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington

This year's Champions for Kids Breakfast took place at Cholula Porch at Globe Life Park in Arlington this morning which featured Guest of Honor, Jeff Banister, the Manager for the Texas Rangers. This event is a fundraising campaign by the Boys & Girls Club of Arlington. See photos below. Gerald Alley is pictured with youth, Jalan, from the Boys & Girls Club.

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Gladys Knight Concert at WinStar World Casino

As a Christmas gift, Gina Alley took her dad, Gerald, to the Gladys Knight concert this past weekend at the Global Event Center at the WindStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Gladys Knight is fondly known as the “Empress of Soul.” The seven-time Grammy-award-winning performer is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 70s, with her group Gladys Knight & The Pips. Knight is best known for the song, “Midnight Train to Georgia.”

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2018 Dr. Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner at Gilley's

Our Director of Community Outreach and Client Relations, Gina Alley, attended this year's Dr Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner at Gilley's in Dallas this past Friday. The event honors the 2017 Texas Rangers Major and Minor League Award Winners. Net proceeds will benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. Among the honorees will be shortstop Elvis Andrus, who was announced as the Texas Rangers 2017 Player of the Year in voting conducted by the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

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