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May 26, 2015 10:04 PM ET

Construction and Engineering

Company Overview of The Weitz Company, LLC

Company Overview

The Weitz Company, LLC operates as a commercial general contractor, design-builder, and construction manager in the United States. It offers 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 services. The company’s projects include bioscience, education K-12, golf and clubhouse, health care, higher education, historic renovation, hospitality, LEED/sustainable, multi-unit residential, municipal, office, recreation, religious,...

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
President of Watts Contractors
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Weitz Company, LLC Key Developments

The Weitz Company Launches Denver Special Projects Group; Appoints Jeff Lehman to Lead Special Projects Group

The Weitz Company announced the launch of a Special Projects Group within its Denver, Colo. office. This expansion of Weitz commercial construction offerings will be led by Jeff Lehman. The Weitz-Colorado Special Projects Group will be set up to handle a variety of projects, including tenant improvement work, building construction under $5 million, and structural modifications. Lehman will be involved during the preconstruction and construction of projects to ensure a seamless process to project completion. His more than 26 years of experience in the construction industry will be an asset to clients as he provides project oversight, strategic project planning and safety.

Jack Brooks Joins as President of The Weitz Company, Heavy Industrial Segment

The Weitz Company announced the addition of Jack Brooks to lead the organization’s newly-created Heavy Industrial segment. Brooks joins Weitz as President, Weitz – Heavy Industrial, with more than 28 years of engineering and construction experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. His background includes process engineering, project and program management for multi-million dollar EPC projects, as well as business development and leadership responsibilities.

The Weitz Company Names Jason Robertson as Business Development Director

The Weitz Company announced the addition of Jason Robertson to lead business development operations for the Weitz Industrial segment. Robertson, with more than 17 years in the construction industry, brings significant experience in working with owners to understand their design and building needs and wants to help create the best result possible. As Vice President of Business Development for Weitza s rapidly growing Industrial segment, Robertson joins the Industrial leadership team with a focus on developing the companyâ s relationships and seeking new business opportunities.

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