Murray Construction offers a quality of service and excellence of product that is inherent and displayed through past and current work. We want our buildings and our legacy of service to outlast us, to be passed down to the next generation, and to achieve that we must strive for excellence and servant leadership.
Murray is committed to transparency and the mutual management of expectations. Communication is paramount, as we become a part of the client’s team from the moment we agree to work together and throughout the lifetime of the project. The relationship is established on mutual respect, shared values, and aligned vision. We understand that each project we undertake is about more than just building a structure, it’s about building a legacy and a future.
Our team is diverse in perspective and background, and deep with experience, from the men and women in the office to the men and women on the job site. We are committed to serving each other so that we can serve our client. This mutual respect fosters creative and unconventional thinking in order to provide on-time, on-budget, excellent work. The safety of our team and our partners will always be our first priority. We will stand for each other and ensure that our rigorous standards are upheld at every level of implementation. We are a family. We care for each other. We are invested in each other.
We are committed to self-improvement through unconventional thinking and continued education. With a mindset that we always have room to improve, we will seek to grow – to grow smart teams, to grow ourselves, to grow each other. Through mentorship and educational events, we will build a culture of growth and education. We hope to in turn help grow our clients’ visions, building a space and opportunity for their business to grow, their dreams to manifest.
We hold that our values and beliefs are larger than us, and we seek to hone and preserve them for future generations and in order to make lasting impact. Each job is viewed through an eternal lens, as we know our work, our clients’ work, is about more than just the job at hand. Each job is an opportunity to build upon our heritage, to build a legacy, and to be a part of a greater, lasting story.
Both in the structures we build and the relationships we grow, we pursue excellence, for our clients and for each other, as we endeavor to build something greater than ourselves.
Daniel was raised in Birmingham, AL and attended Auburn University where he received a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree and Cooperative Education degree after completing the civil engineering curriculum and two years of professional practice assignments on multiple project sites and in the Atlanta, Ga office of a large commercial general contractor. Upon graduation he joined the Birmingham office of that firm where he served in preconstruction and project management roles in various construction sectors, including large condominium, retail, and healthcare, handling most of his assignments from the jobsite office. His experience building projects and systems and the desire to serve clients, create culture, and influence through leadership led him to found Murray Construction in 2006. Daniel’s primary roles as President are serving as visionary and integrator for the company, cultivating future leadership, and developing relationships that allow Murray to serve and guide our clients to success.
Chad Wilson holds a B.S. degree in Building Science from Auburn University after involvement in various campus leadership roles with multiple degree related awards, including the 1991 Outstanding Student School of Architecture, 1992 Outstanding Senior Department of Building Science and the 1993 President’s Award for the Outstanding Graduate from the School of Architecture. His experience in the construction industry working from an Assistant Project Manager to a Project Manager role for most of his career, as well as a Senior Program Manager, have lent him the necessary experience to transition to the role as Leadership Development Director for a local residential construction company, and finally Director of Construction Services for Murray. The experience gained from both small and large General Contractors, as well as a large Program Manager, has given Chad a wide understanding of project delivery types.
Jason McRae holds his BS in Construction Engineering Technology from the University of Southern Mississippi. Jason Leads the Preconstruction and Estimating efforts for all Murray Construction projects thru supporting the project development and estimating team in developing all preconstruction services products; including but not limited to conceptual budgeting, design assistance, preliminary scheduling, contract negotiations, fixed price estimating, managing hard bids, feasibility studies, cost control, constructability, subcontractor procurement, and comparative analyses. Jason has held many roles, spanning 25 years in the construction industry from general laborer while in college, to estimator, project manager, and preconstruction manager. His project experience, both in project management and preconstruction management, ranges from large retail, healthcare, class A commercial office space, and federal government projects, to small boutique retail and commercial projects.
Our projects are successful because of the important work of our trade partners and suppliers.
We seek to build that which is lasting. Both in the structures we build and the relationships we grow, we pursue excellence, for our clients and for each other, as we endeavor to build something greater than ourselves.