The Urban Landscape Institute’s “Development of Distinction” Awards for 2018 were announced, and the SEARCH Foshee Family House of Tiny Treasures was the Not-For-Profit Category winner! This project, which wrapped up construction in September of 2016, is located in Houston’s Third Ward and provides developmentally-focused care for preschool children while their parents, most of whom […]
We love what we do. And it shows. This year, Houston Business Journal ranked Forney Construction among the “Best Places to Work” in the City of Houston. In addition to receiving fourth place overall in our “Medium Business” category, we received the highest ranking for a construction company in any category. Our men and women […]
Forney joined Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, SER Executive Director Nory Angel, and other community members at the SER-Jobs for Progress Workforce Opportunity Center, Forney’s active job site. Construction of the center is underway and will double SER’s capacity to provide client services, education, and training. Forney is proud to be part of this important community […]
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, our team remains committed to making an Impact: in our Houston community. This city is our home, not only for our business, but also for our families, friends, and neighbors. In the days and months to come we at Forney know no better way than to help rebuild, and we […]
Forney Employees Brian Chavis, Don Fernbach, Jason Burt, and Ricky Anderson volunteered their time in service to Camp Aranzazu over Labor Day Weekend. After the eye of Hurricane Harvey passed within miles of the Rockport Camp, both the landscaping and multiple buildings have significant damage. Here’s a message from leadership at the Camp: “One of the things […]
Tom Forney had the honor of meeting Tatyana McFadden, a Russian-born United States Paralympian athlete who, like Tom, is committed to equal rights for people with disabilities. Tatyana spoke at Camp Aranzazu’s annual fundraising breakfast to promote the camp’s mission of creating a therapeutic, affordable camping experience for ALL children.
Built in 1933, Hermann Park’s Lott Hall clubhouse will undergo a renovation to improve and preserve its unique history. As General Contractor, Forney is excited to serve Hermann Park Conservancy, a nonprofit citizens’ organization dedicated to the stewardship and improvement of Houston’s historic Hermann Park.
Yesterday, Tom Forney was featured in the Spotlight section of Construction News. Click here to read the article, which uncovers the secret sauce behind Forney Construction’s vision—”Tom Forney has built a successful business founded on the belief that a company should be based more on improving the world than making lots of money.”
Forney served as General Contractor for Chinquapin Preparatory School’s first Girls’ Dormitory, a facility that will enable equal educational opportunities for both male and female students. “Girls haven’t boarded here historically for the past 47 years,” said Marilu Garza, director of development for Chinquapin Prep. “Now, they’re on an even playing field.” Check out Houston Business […]
Eric has over 20 years of experience managing capital construction projects and developing diverse, client-focused teams across multiple market sectors. A Texas A&M alumnus, Eric’s history includes experience with Disney, Enron and Memorial Hermann. His focus at Forney will be developing personnel, generating business opportunities and fostering a SERVICE-based culture and client experience.