FaverGray Named #1 on Fast 50 List by Jacksonville Business Journal

The Jacksonville Business Journal has released its exclusive list of 2021 Fast 50 honorees, representing the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Jacksonville.

The JBJ Fast 50 are selected and ranked based on a formula that calculates overall revenue growth from 2017 to 2020. The numbers were crunched and analyzed by the Business Journal’s research department.

“FaverGray is honored to be named on the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Fast 50 List,” says Jim Gray, CEO and co-founder at FaverGray.

FaverGray provides innovative multi-family, student housing, and senior living experience, having built more than 100 projects in 15 states and 61 cities throughout the Southeast and other areas of the United States.

Since its founding in 2005 by construction industry leaders Jim Gray and Keith Faver, FaverGray has evolved into a national general contracting company. Our company has a well-earned reputation for providing pre-construction services, permitting, financial oversight, and general contracting services that create significant value for our clients.

We’ve been partnering with clients to deliver successful projects as a general contractor for more than 16 years. We pride ourselves on having an in-house, seasoned team to provide tailored services for our clients. As construction managers and project managers, FaverGray promotes a “team first” mentality with all members of the construction team: owner, architect, engineers, subcontractors and regulatory agencies. This spirit of cooperation is fostered during preconstruction and continued well beyond project completion.

Our Mission:

FaverGray’s mission is to deliver success by offering creative solutions, providing a fully integrated team from concept to completion, and exceeding client expectations.

Our Vision:

When we started FaverGray, we had the vision to build better than ever before. Since day one, we have been committed to serving our clients and building a legacy as the leading general contractor in our core markets.

We are proud to say that 90% of our volume is with repeat clients. That only goes to show that we develop and maintain strong relationships with our various architect teams, engineers, and subcontractors across the board.



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.