FaverGray, a national general contractor based in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, is proudly celebrating 17 years of success in the construction industry.

With 17 years of experience building multi-family, student housing and senior living communities, FaverGray provides innovative preconstruction and general contracting services including project scope, budgeting, subcontractor qualification, value engineering, construction buyout, construction management, scheduling, safety management and quality assurance.

“We pride ourselves on having an in-house, seasoned team to provide tailored services for our clients,” says Keith Faver, President and Co-Founder.

As a top general contractor, FaverGray delivers successful projects with a fully integrated team from concept to completion. With almost two decades of experience across various markets in the United States, FaverGray recognizes each project’s rare challenges of construction and offers creative solutions.


Since its founding in 2005, FaverGray has built more than 100 projects in 15 states and 61 cities throughout the United States. FaverGray’s project portfolio ranges from multi-family, student housing, senior living, hospitality, healthcare, and various commercial construction projects. Throughout the last several years, FaverGray has concentrated its focus on multi-family, student housing, and seniors housing divisions.

Last year, FaverGray delivered one student housing community in Columbia, South Carolina and two multi-family communities in Florida. The company also broke ground on 2 projects and had a total of 6 projects under construction throughout the year. Read more about our 2021 in Review on our blog.


FaverGray has been recognized as an Accredited Quality Contractor and reached STEP Diamond Level Safety Rankings with The Associated Builders and Contractors for the last several years.

The company is also recognized as the Fastest Growing Company in Jacksonville in 2021, Best Place to Work, Top General Contractor by the Jacksonville Business Journal and JAX Daily Record publications, and also made the Inc 200 Regional List.


FaverGray has been recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal as a Top Philanthropic company for the last several years. Last year, co-founders Gray and Faver were awarded by the Ponte Vedra Rotary Club as Local Heroes for their dedication to the community.

Two of the most notable charities they support are Patrons of the Hearts and Hope Town Rising. Other charities they support include Angelwood, Florida Board Riders Club, ACC Charity Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Apryle Showers, and the ALS Florida Chapter.

“Patrons of the Hearts is a charity that holds a special place our in hearts,” says James Gray. The Patrons of the Hearts Foundation brings children from developing countries, who are suffering from complex congenital heart problems to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for medical treatment. Gray and Faver have been passionately involved in the foundation since 2005 and have grown it into a sustainable charity endowment. Learn more about Patrons of the Hearts.

Hope Town Rising is an organization we launched in 2019 after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas and left behind a path of destruction,” says Keith Faver. Dorian made landfall on Hope Town, Elbow Cay as a Category 5 hurricane, ushering in a 20-foot storm surge and packing winds in excess of 200 mph, making it the most devastating natural disaster the island has ever experienced. Learn more about Hope Town Rising.


“Our commitment to our customers and our ever-evolving craft has been demonstrated by our steady growth. Above all else, our underlying success is really about our strong team of people. Today, our team is the key to our successful future, and I am eternally grateful for their contributions,” says James Gray, CEO and Co-Founder.

Cheers to 17 years, and cheers to many more!


Since 2005, FaverGray has completed more than 100 projects on time and within budget, across 15 states for multi-family, student housing, and senior living communities. Start building your success with FaverGray. Contact us today to discuss your unique project.




James a. Gray

Gray co-founded FaverGray in 2005 and has more than 45 years of experience in design and construction management in the residential, commercial and industrial market sectors. As CEO, Gray is responsible for leading the development of FaverGray’s short and long term strategy, creating and implementing FaverGray’s vision and mission, maintaining awareness of the competitive market landscape, evaluating expansion opportunities and industry developments, maintaining social awareness and responsibility within FaverGray’s market sectors, assessing and managing corporate risks and management of banking and surety relationships.