It's not "About Us" its about You.
"WGPITTS' mission is centered on our clients, both existing and new clients. In order to earn the trust and business of new clients, we must exceed their expectations in every service we render. Additionally, to ensure repeat business of existing clients we must always think in terms of what we can do for them, by serving their current needs and anticipating their future needs. Every encounter a client has with a member of our team must reflect our commitment to quality, the Team-Built Approach, and also demonstrate our core values."
- Will Pitts, President & CEO
WGPITTS is a full-service, award-winning firm with a proven track record in general contracting, construction management, and real estate development. The company has expertise in delivering projects using the design-build project delivery method and is known for its value-based. With over 150 completed projects and government contracts, WGPITTS has established a well-respected reputation for providing unsurpassed customer service, bringing innovative ideas to the table, and adding value to clients through its expertise and experience.
Founded in 1996 in Northeast Florida, WGPITTS expanded into the Caribbean in 2013 and has been involved in various disaster relief and restoration projects. The company's private sector clients include well-respected names such as Walt Disney Company, Publix Supermarkets, and The Ritz Carlton Company.
WGPITTS has received numerous awards from industry associations for the quality of its projects and is committed to implementing a Team-Built™ approach to each project, with the goal of exceeding customer expectations.
What We Do
WGPITTS is a highly-regarded, full-service firm that excels in general contracting, construction management, and real estate development. We specialize in the design-build project delivery method, which allows us to effectively bring our clients' projects to fruition. Our company culture is centered on valuing our clients and providing unparalleled customer service. We have earned a reputation for consistently delivering innovative solutions and adding value to our clients through our expertise and experience. Trust us to manage your project with the highest level of professionalism, quality and care.
WGPITTS was established in 1996 as a regional general contractor in northeast Florida, with a focus on constructing sports and recreation facilities. The company was founded by Will Pitts, who was completing his Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the University of North Florida at the time. Since its inception, WGPITTS has successfully completed over 150 projects and government contracts. The company has a wealth of experience in the private sector, having completed a variety of projects including office parks, shopping centers, industrial buildings, condominiums, estate homes, golf club houses, major resort renovations, mixed-use hotel construction, and office parks.
In 2013, WGPITTS expanded its operations to the Caribbean, taking on the construction of the Haitian National Police headquarters in Cap Haitian, Haiti for DynCorp International and the U.S. Department of State. In 2018, following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, WGPITTS mobilized a team to San Juan, Puerto Rico, arriving on one of the first commercial flights after the storm. The team was sent to assess opportunities to assist the US Government, FEMA, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and the Government of Puerto Rico with their disaster relief and restoration program.
Our Core Values - PROMISES℠
At WGPITTS these are the PROMISES we hold as our Core Values.
Perseverance. Stay the course even when presented with obstacles and great challenges.
Responsibility. Take personal responsibility for actions and be responsible to the team, the community and the environment.
Optimism. Maintain an optimistic, can-do attitude.
Make Mission! Find a way or make one.
Integrity. Be fair and honest in all dealings.
Service. Add value and be solutions oriented.
Excellence. Produce superior quality workmanship.
Safety. Plan and create an accident-free environment.
We will make decisions and act according to our PROMISES and no matter how difficult the decision is, we will not compromise. Our Mission, PROMISES and stakeholders make WGPITTS the best in the industry.
The Goal - Client Satisfaction
At WGPITTS, we believe that client satisfaction is achieved by exceeding expectations. Our experience has taught us that by going above and beyond for our clients, we are able to deliver projects that not only meet but exceed their needs and expectations. We strive to provide unparalleled service and quality in everything we do.
At WGPITTS, our execution strategy begins with understanding our client's most important objectives for the project, such as schedule, costs, impact of the work on the client's business, professionalism and interaction with the project team. We take the time to meet with the client and learn what is most important to them. This information helps us establish and prioritize the Primary Project Objectives.
Once we have a clear understanding of the client's needs, we develop a project plan and establish policies and procedures to ensure that specific attention is placed on the high-priority client criteria. We communicate these criteria to all project stakeholders, provide effective leadership, maintain coordination, and ensure that the project team is technically proficient for the project at hand. This approach allows us to deliver projects that meet or exceed our client's expectations.
Primary Project Objectives
WGPITTS strives to earn a 100% Client Satisfaction rating on the Primary Project Objectives:
To achieve our execution strategy, WGPITTS employs several tactics to manage the project. We manage the contract and vendors, plan and schedule the work, implement processes and procedures, and ensure strict adherence to safety and quality assurance programs. Our professional and disciplined team will construct an accident-free project that is completed on-time, on-budget, and of the highest quality. Through these tactics, we aim to deliver projects that exceed our client's expectations and ensure their satisfaction.
Construction and real estate development can be complex and challenging endeavors. Our team at WGPITTS understands this and is dedicated to assisting our clients in understanding their project needs and building a solution that meets those needs. We have the expertise and experience to handle any project and will work closely with you to ensure that the end result meets or exceeds your expectations. Trust us to be your partner in delivering successful projects.
Single-Source Solutions / Design-Build
Provides a single point of contact accountable for cost and production.
Open Book Process
Provides transparency in costs and allows for flexibility in material and vendor selection.
WGPITTS has a wide range of experience in various project types including, but not limited to: commercial office buildings, military headquarter building renovations, bridge construction, roadway infrastructure, amenity centers, golf clubhouses, restaurants, breweries, apartments, condominiums, residential communities, retail centers, criminal justice facilities, post-disaster reconstruction, medical facilities, mixed-use developments, hospitality projects, stadiums, tennis facilities, athletic complexes, and pre-engineered metal buildings. Our diverse portfolio showcases our ability to handle any type of project and deliver successful results.
WGPITTS expanded into the Caribbean in 2013 by constructing the Haitian National Police headquarters in Cap Haitian, Haiti for DynCorp International and the U.S. Department of State. Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, WGPITTS completed emergency housing repair work for FEMA and the Puerto Rico Department of Housing, in partnership with Excel USA. The company then assisted Monarch Alternative Capital and Royal Palm Companies with their due diligence and acquisition of the Melia Hotel and Resort in Coco Beach, Puerto Rico. After the acquisition, WGPITTS provided construction management services and assisted Monarch and NFusion with the conversion of the hotel to the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve. Currently, WGPITTS is undertaking post-earthquake structural concrete repairs to 7 schools and over 1500 columns in the southwest corridor of the island, following the earthquakes in 2019. Additionally, WGPITTS is involved in the real estate development of the Oceano Beachfront Resort in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico.
WGPITTS's private sector clients include reputable companies such as Arendale Holdings, Ronald McDonald House, Walt Disney Company, Publix Supermarkets, Collins Group, DR Horton, Taylor Woodrow Communities, Sunbelt Management, Landmar Group, Centex Homes, The Ritz Carlton Company, Coca Cola Bottling Jacksonville, Amelia Island Plantation, Hyatt Regency, Omni Hotels, Monarch Alternative Capital, Plantation at Ponte Vedra, Arvida/St. Joe, Pulte Homes, Regency Centers, and many other development companies that prioritize service and quality.
In the government sector, WGPITTS has performed for: FEMA, Government of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Infrastructure Finance Authority (PRIFA), NAVFAC, U.S. Veterans Administrations, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, U.S. Navy, Mission Contracting Command - U. S. Army, General Services Administration, Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Army Depot and other federal agencies.
WGPITTS has also worked as a TIER 1 Contractor under numerous large defense and disaster recovery contractors including DynCorp International, KBR and Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) and Excel USA and Allco, LLC.
Our clients and employees have played a major role in shaping the way WGPITTS conducts business and will continue to do so in the future. We share many of the same values and commitment as these esteemed groups and individuals representing their companies or agencies, and it is through their guidance and support that WGPITTS has established a strong foundation for success.
WGPITTS is an award-winning firm that has been recognized for its outstanding growth and performance. In 2000, the company was named the Fastest Growing Privately held company in Northeast Florida and has been consistently ranked in the top 5 fastest growing companies in the region. Furthermore, WGPITTS was recognized by the University of Florida College of Business and Governor Jeb Bush as one of the 10-Fastest growing companies in the State of Florida, a testament to the company's success and impact in the industry.
WGPITTS sets the industry standard for the quality of its projects. WGPITTS won numerous awards from the Associated General Contractors of Florida and Florida Home Builders Association recognizing the outstanding quality and workmanship of projects that WGPITTS has designed or constructed. WGPITTS' success is primarily as a result of implementing a Team-Built™ approach to each project. Our attention is focused on the project goals, client needs, success of the team and our combined commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers.
2007 Horizon Award for Best New Construction $2-6 million range in the State of Florida
For the second year in a row, WGPITTS wins the prestigious AGC Horizon award for General Contracting, Building, and New Construction within the $2-6 million range.
2006 Grand Aurora Award, Recreational Facility
This award is the best of the best in this category. We received 1 of only 3 Grand Aurora Awards given in this category. Truly a short list of some great projects!
2006 Aurora Award, Recreational Facility
WGPITTS tops the list in 2006 for recreational facilities. This award distinguished WGPITTS from the rest of the competition for its superb performance on the St. Johns Forest project.
2006 Aurora Award, Landscape Design/Pool Design
We were 1 of 11 winners in this category and the only winner in the Northeast Florida Region. This category also included very high-end residential homes. This is a very distinguishing award that showcases WGPITTS' ability to construct landscapes and pools.
2006 Horizon Award for Best New Construction $2-6 million range in the State of Florida
WGPITTS was once again recognized by the AGC for superior performance, craftsmanship, and dedication with regards to General Contracting, Building, and New Construction within the $2-6 million range.
2006 Good Neighbor Award
WGPITTS was awarded the 2006 Good Neighbor Award from the Northeast Florida Builder Association for our active participation and volunteerism within the community.
2005 Aurora Award, Recreational Facility-Community Clubhouse
WGPITTS tops the list in 2005 for recreational facility-community clubhouse.. This award distinguished WG Pitts from the rest of the competition for its superb performance on the Palm Coast Plantation project.
2003 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Company
Recognized in 2003 as the Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
2000 Fastest Growing Company
Recognized in 2000 as the Fastest Growing Company in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
Benefits of doing Business with WGPITTS - QUIVER
The WGPITTS team has an unparalleled depth and breadth of successful experience delivering general contracting and construction management services, completing high quality, successful projects on-time and within budget. We are committed developing a strong partnership with our clients and the project team, ensuring that all goals within the scope of this contract are met.
Quality - Throughout our history, WGPITTS has stressed, '"Quality Team-Built Projects" Is Our First Priority.
Unsurpassed Customer Service - WGPITTS provides service that exceeds expectations, performance excellence, and adds value to relationships
Innovation - Utilizing the latest technology and collaborative processes we provide creative solutions to difficult challenges.
Value - We provide the best services and projects for dollars spent.
Experience - WGPITTS has a proven track record of successfully constructing complex, award-winning multi-site projects.
Reliability - We do what we say we are going to do, when we say we are going to do it.
For these reasons we offer the best value for your business. How about contacting WGPITTS for your next project?