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November 30, 2015 12:28 AM ET

Construction and Engineering

Company Overview of The Weitz Company, LLC

Company Overview

The Weitz Company, LLC operates as a general contractor, design-builder, and construction manager in the United States. It offers services in the areas of integrated project delivery, millwright specialty, supply chain, general construction and self-performance, construction management, design–build, preconstruction, construction, estimating and scheduling, virtual design and construction, safety, quality control, sustainability, lean-last planner, and post-construction aspects. The company provides commercial, heavy industrial, and industrial projects. The Weitz Company, LLC was formerly known as Charles Weitz Sons General Contractors and changed its name to The Weitz Company, LLC in 1929. ...

5901 Thornton Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50321

United States

Founded in 1855





Key Executives for The Weitz Company, LLC

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
President and Member of Board of Managers
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The Weitz Company, LLC Key Developments

The Weitz Company Appoints Chris Harrison as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Phoenix Office

The Weitz Company announced the appointment of Chris Harrison as Executive Vice President and General Manager of their Phoenix office. With over 28 years of Weitz experience, Harrison has a proven record of developing high-performing construction teams and has an intense focus on customer advocacy. Prior to his relocation to Phoenix, Harrison led the growth of the Nebraska office for Weitz for three years and previously led the business development and preconstruction efforts in the Iowa office for ten years.

The Weitz Company Appoints John Crain III as Vice President of Project Support

The Weitz Company the addition of John E. Crain III as Vice President of Project Support for the organization’s Heavy Industrial segment. In his previous position, Crain served as Director of Estimating for a multinational consultancy, engineering, construction and project management firm.

Orascom Construction Selects The Weitz Company to Design and Build Texas A&M Student Housing Project

Orascom Construction announced that The Weitz Company has been selected to design and build a new student housing project at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA for approximately USD 245 million. The new student housing complex, which will be the large in the United States, will accommodate 3,402 students and cover 1.8 million square feet of facilities including dining, fitness, and recreation. The complex will also feature retail and office space as well as an eight-story parking garage with a top floor pool and amenity deck.

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