Honesty, integrity, and quality workmanship
Garland Construction Corp. is a family owned and operated commercial construction company that has been in business for nearly four decades. We specialize in government & municipal renovations and remodeling. We are experts in wood or steel construction and maintenance based projects.
Our commitment allows Garland Construction Corporation to be the premier construction company in Western Massachusetts, Central Massachusetts and for the State of Connecticut.
Our mission is to perform for our customers the highest level of quality construction services at fair market competitive prices. To ensure the longevity of our company through repeat and referral business achieved by customer satisfaction in all areas including timeliness, attention to detail and service-minded attitudes. To maintain the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, honesty and fairness in our relationships with our suppliers, subcontractors, professional associates and customers.
Garland Construction Corporation was started as a family business in 1979 by Edward Orwat a third-generation general contractor, building on the fifteen years of experience he gained working for Joseph orwat & Sons, Inc., the company incorporated by his grandfather, Joseph Orwat, In 1949. Edward brought with him strong management skills and in-depth knowledge of all phases of the construction industry including, excavation, masonry, demolition, laboring, carpentry, painting, and contract administration. Edward earned an exceptional reputation within the city of Chicopee and throughout western Massachusetts.
In 2012 Edward retired and granted control of Garland Construction Corporation to his son Daniel J. Orwat. A carpenter by trade with over 25 years of experience and knowledge regarding all phases of construction, Daniel's goal was to continue his father's mission superior quality and honest dealing while bringing Garland Construction Corporation to the next levels of commercial, government & municipal construction.
In 2019, after nine years of 100% involvement in the day-to-day activities and financial decision-making, Jilliane Orwat purchased a majority share of Garland Construction Corporation and has served as its President since July of 2020. Jilliane holds a BS in Legal Studies from Bay Path University and earned her MA CSL-Unrestricted through hands on job experience and project managing for Garland Construction Corporation. With over 20 years of experience working with contracts, municipal licensing, and human resources, Jilliane brings a wealth of construction and corporate experience to her role as President of Garland Construction Corporation. Her dedication to the success of Garland Construction Corporation and the Orwat name is unquestionable. Jilliane and Daniel share the same vision in continuing to expand Garland Construction Corpration's presence as a leader in the commercial general construction industry.
Since Joseph orwat arrived in this country in 1912, the Orwat name has held a first-rate reputation in the construction industry. Since it was established in 1979, Garland Construction Corporation has merged generations of experience and skill into a company that maintains a remarkable reputation as a competitive contracting company. Today, their promise is that they will continue to serve their clients based on their long-standing and solid foundation of unwavering ethics and quality workmanship.