Byrne Construction Services

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Byrne Construction Services
(Thos. S. Byrne, Ltd.)
Limited Partnership
Industry Construction Management, General Contracting
Founded 1923
Founder Thomas Sneed Byrne
Headquarters 2601 Scott Avenue, Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas
Number of locations
2 Offices in Texas
Area served
Texas and Southwest Region
Key people
John Avila, Jr.
(Chairman)
Products Preconstruction
Construction Management
General Contractor
Design Build
BIM
Divisions Green Building
Arts & Cultural Centers
Aviation
Education
Governmental
Healthcare
Hospitatlity
Manufacturing
Museum
Office
Parking Facilities
Renovation & Restoration
Condominium & High-End Residential
Website www.tsbyrne.com

Byrne Construction Services (Thos. S. Byrne, Ltd.) is a Fort Worth, Texas based construction company providing construction manager and general contractor services. In addition to its Fort Worth headquarters, Byrne has a full service office in San Antonio.

History[edit]

Byrne was founded in Fort Worth in 1923 by Thomas Sneed Byrne, a native Texan and a 1913 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Byrne completed its first major contract, the Montgomery Ward's Building in Fort Worth, in 1928.[1] Byrne also completed the renovation of the Montgomery Ward's Building into the Montgomery Plaza Condominiums in 2009.[2]

Byrne also served as the General Contractor for Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum.[3][4] The Kimbell Art Museum won the first Build America Award from the Associated General Contractors of America in 1972 for the "innovative construction techniques" used on the museum[5] and the American Institute of Architects 25 Year Award.[6]

Byrne is now in its third generation of management under the direction of John Avila, Jr., Chairman.

Operations[edit]

Byrne provides General Contractor, Construction Manager, Design-Build, Preconstruction, Constructability Analysis, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) services.

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