Honesty, Hard Work and Dedication are the

Foundation of Both Personal and Business Success.

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Welcome to Con-Real

With 83 years of family entrepreneurship, the legacy continues with Con-Real’s establishment in 1979. Since our beginnings as a construction consultant firm, we aimed to help small and minority contractors and today we are now proudly one of the most established, owned, and managed full-service construction and real estate African-American firms. Con-Real’s commitment of meeting the needs of clients throughout Texas, the Southwest, as well as throughout the United States has given us the reputation as a premier organization with experience in over 3,000 projects including entertainment, commercial, hospitality, educational, industrial, and technology facilities. Con-Real’s headquarters is proudly based in Arlington with additional permanent offices located in Dallas, Houston, Little Rock, and San Francisco.

 

What’s New With Con-Real

Troy Alley inducted into University of Arkansas College of Engineering Hall of Fame

Troy C. Alley Jr., co-founder of the number one black-owned construction and real estate firm in the Southwest, was inducted this month into the University of Arkansas’ College of Engineering Hall of Fame. He is the first African-American so honored.

A native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and a graduate of the U of A, Alley is Chief Operating Officer of Con-Real, LP, a company he co-founded with his brother, Gerald. The company is headquartered in Arlington, Texas and has offices in Dallas, Houston, San Francisco, Oakland, and Little Rock.

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Arlington NAACP Presents Business Leader Award to Con-Real

Founded on February 12th, 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization. It’s more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, campaigning for equal opportunity and conducting voter mobilization.

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

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Combined Heating and Power System (CHP) at the University of Arkansas

This unique Con-Real Project provides the University of Arkansas of Fayetteville an environmentally progressive Combined Heating and Power System (CHP). This CHP project sustains the campus of University of Arkansas in many ways including:

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STEM Academy & Conference Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Con-Real has provided Preconstruction and Construction Services for Phase 1 of new construction of the $6 Million, 28,975 SF two-story building to house the STEM Academy. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Academy has a particular emphasis on helping to increase the pool of well-prepared, underrepresented minorities in STEM majors and careers.

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SMU Cox - The Corner Suite: CEO Moments of Truth

The corner suite. It’s where decisions get made—tough decisions that are becoming increasingly complex in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. Scaling, globalization, international laws and conflict, monetary policy, political agendas and of course, stockholder value often influence how a chief executive officer decides to steer his or her company to heightened levels of success amidst increasing expectations.

From within these headquarters, new corporate policies such as work place flexibility and diversity initiatives are created, supported and implemented. New visions of driving and rewarding innovation are seen to fruition. New customer-based philosophies are shared across thousands of points of access. And in these offices, our leaders face their own personal moments of truth. Can they handle the burdens donned by the titles? Will their visions of success be embraced by the organizations and ultimately materialize? Will they leave the companies in better shape than when they got there?

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2016 Alley Scholars Summit

Each year, events are planned to help inspire, educate, and inform students about career opportunities.  During the Summit, various companies connect with the students to provide information about their organization. These representatives take time to visit with the students to help position them for future consideration. Additionally, institutions of higher learning will be available to present their programs of study for advanced degree placement.

The Alley Scholars Shark Tank Challenge Business Plan Competition is the highlight of the Summit.  The competition is designed to provide collegiate entrepreneurs a real-world experience to develop their business plan and network with successful entrepreneurs and business professionals.  This event recognizes and awards aspiring students who demonstrate an understanding of the process required in implementing a new venture.

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