Dear Friends, Colleagues and Business Associates,
Ed Audy, Ed Brnich and I are writing to you on the 25th anniversary of the founding of our business. In 1993, the country was in the midst of the Savings and Loan crisis. Some felt our endeavor overly risky. Yet, and as with most things, catching a trend at the absolute top or bottom of a cycle tends more to be luck than timing. Risk exists in everything worth doing. And; doing nothing is seldom the best option.
Waverly Construction & Management Company started with the goal of providing big company sophistication on mid-sized projects; while creating honest working relationships with clients, subcontractors and vendors. During the early days, we were blessed with the support of customers like Gingery Development Group and Top Shelf Development, both of whom remain customers these many years later. We are proud to have constructed arguably the finest privately-owned ice arena in Maryland, beautiful office buildings, retail centers, warehouses, renovations and interior fit outs for some of the most important businesses in the region. And while we pride ourselves on our general contracting and construction management capabilities, we are pleased with our skill in self-performing carpentry, drywall and ceilings. In a time of increasing specialization, this expertise has been an important reminder of the foundation of what has become our industry; and that, is one of a builder.
On the European front, and within only a year of Waverly’s formation, we