— About Group West Construction —

Group West Construction specializes in commercial general construction services and construction management. Our core management team has a diversified background in managing all phases of construction from concept to completion.

We value teamwork – open communication and collaboration between the design team, the general contractor and the owner ensures that our client’s cost and quality goals are met.

We value relationships – strong relationships with design consultants, subcontractors, suppliers and agencies allow us consistently meet our clients’ project deadlines.

Services

Pre-Construction Services

  • Feasibility and Constructability Reviews
  • Conceptual Cost Estimating
  • Design – Assist
  • Value Engineering
  • Project Scheduling

Construction Services

  • Design-Build
  • Construction Management
  • General Contracting

— About The Team —

Since 2009 the Group West Construction team has been instrumental in the exciting revitalization of downtown Reno. Our dynamic team has a wealth of experience in Adaptive Reuse, Hospitality, Multi-family, Industrial, Institutional and Tenant Improvement projects. Our focus with every project is to create true, long-lasting partnerships with our clients. 

The success to this philosophy has resulted in 90 percent of our projects being negotiated with long-term repeat construction partners. In addition to client relationships Group West Construction has deep and historic relationships with our subcontractors allowing us to be competitive and consistently exceed performance expectations.

Jeremme McGilvray

Vice President/Director of Operations

Jeremme has over 20 years experience in the construction industry and has been instrumental in the exciting revitalization of Downtown Reno with projects like the Whitney Peak Hotel, Marriott’s Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel and most recently The Jesse Hotel & Bar with it’s onsite restaurant Estella-Tacos y Mezcal (which won the Builder’s Association BANN-ER  award for 2019 Best Commercial Project Remodel). His exceptional project management and special attention to client relationships, has yielded over $200M in construction projects, ranging from tenant improvements to High-rise hospitality and timeshare project. McGilvray personally oversees all phases of each project Group West Construction executes from concept to completion. His experience and history of exceeding production expectations has procured his upstanding reputation in the building and construction industry.

Lance Fraser

Project Manager

Lance has over 30 years experience in Class A high-rise, commercial, industrial and residential construction in Nevada and California. 
Lance continues to learn and strives to grow with the industry, working with new and innovative
 methods and materials, including installation and application processes with efficiency in logistics for construction project
 management. Lance has successfully managed over $100 million dollars in custom luxury condo 
projects. These projects were performed in occupied luxury high-rise buildings in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and the
 Wilshire Corridor of Los Angeles, California. In 2011, Lance added to his accolades a California Class (B) General Contractors License to more efficiently serve his employer and client base respectively. Recently Lance was recognized for his contribution and expertise at Sage Street Village by EDAWN (Presidents Award).

Mike McKinney

General Superintendent

Mike is a highly disciplined and dedicated Project Superintendent with a proven track record for strategic planning, project development and execution. He has over 25 years industry experience in multi-million dollar projects such as: Renaissance Reno, Hard Rock, Whitney Peak Hotel, the Reno Center for the Performing Arts and many of the of large-scale cannabis facilities in both Northern Nevada and California. He is a a natural leader and project advocate working in collaboration with, foreman, subcontractors, local governing agencies, OSHA, EPA and most importantly, the client. Mike continues to exceed expectations while maintaining the high standards of Group West Construction, Inc. Valuing his solid dedication to an exceptional client experience, Mike quickly develops interpersonal relationships with everyone he encounters, earning a reputation of dependability throughout the construction community. Recently Mike completed The Jesse Hotel (featured in Forbes) and winner of the BANN-ER award (Best commercial project remodel 2019).

Kyle Jarboe

Superintendent

Kyle started his construction career on the subcontractor side of the construction industry with a primary focus on fast paced high-rise remodels. Kyle worked with Jeremme and Mike both as a subcontractor on over a dozen high profile projects such as The Jesse, Whitney Peak Hotel and Marriott Renaissance prior to joining the Group West team. Kyle has extensive experience in adaptive reuse, historic restorations and occupied high-rise remodels. He is an energetic leader who has a proven record of presenting quality results, on time and on budget. All of this combined with with an unparalleled attention to detail has given Kyle a solid reputation in the construction industry. Most recently Kyle renovated Morrill Hall, the University of Nevada Reno’s oldest building.  

Harland Feest

Safety Manager

Harland has over 11 years of experience overseeing safety training and development of staff and on-site teams. After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology in 2012, he made the decision to pursue a career in management with a special focus on job-site and personnel safety. Harland’s attention to detail and natural leadership parallels his dedication to maintaining safety in all aspects of each project he oversees. His dedication to promoting and maintaining a safe and secure job site sets him apart from many Safety Managers and will solidify the confidence our clients will have in knowing their project is safe and secure.

We value teamwork

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We value relationships