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Our Foundations

Athens Building Corp.

We are a Class A General Contractor based out of Richmond, Virginia, providing reliable building solutions and quality construction management to both the private and public sectors across the state of Virginia. Our expertise covers commercial and industrial constructionmulti-housing residential constructionmunicipal construction, historical preservation, and property maintenance.

With roots in the construction guild extending back for more than three generations, brothers George and Tim Avgeros established the Company, in 1997. Since then, we have worked to emphasize the hallmarks of professionalism, integrity, innovation, and consistency in projects of all sizes and complexities. The Management Team stand behind their resolution to complete every project with the highest degree of quality and craftsmanship. The core of our company is built on trust and lasting client relationships, and our “customers first” approach helps to solidify our unequaled reputation in the industry.

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New Construction

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Ability to obtain performance & payment bonds
  • Ability to perform design build
  • Ability to self perform using own forces
  • Ability to operate in high security & classified facilities / Top Secret
  • Qualified design manager and written design quality policy
  • Appointed safety administrator and written safety policy & plan
  • Designated quality control team and written quality policy & plan
  • Qualified waste management & EPA lead paint removal plan
  • Project LEED Experience
  • Ability to meet SWAM criteria
  • Ability to meet Section 3 requirements

Commonwealth of VA

  • Class A BLD & H/H licenses
  • Certified Land Disturber
  • Eva & BCOM # VS0000067101

Maryland

  • Commercial General Contractor

Connecticut

  • Commercial General Contractor

Federal

  • SAM Registered – Cage # 66VZ6
  • US Green Council Member
  • OSHA 30 Hour HazMat 40 Training Program
  • Red Cross CPR Training
  • Lead Safe Contractor Certification Program 

Company HR Policies

  • Non-disclosure of Client Records Policy
  • Anti -harassment Policy
  • Anti-discrimination Policy
  • Employee Professional Conduct Policy
  • Drug & Alcohol pre-employment Screening  & Alcohol/Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Military Leave Policy
  • Employee Training & Continuous Education Policy

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Builder’s Exchange of Richmond
  • National Blue Book of Construction
  • US Green Building Council
  • ICSC
  • Community Associations Institute
  • VAMA
  • FedBiz
  • eVA

Sustainability and Community Involvement

We support many initiatives within the community both through carrying out projects with sustainability in mind, and by supporting its staff, community groups and charities.

Our contributions to the Central Virginia economy can be measured through job creation and mentoring small and minority business subcontractors. We educate and assist them with business planning and organization, marketing, as well as becoming business leaders.

Community Involvement and giving back is important to our company. Athens Building Corp. gives back to the community by financial sponsorship, donating time to non profit organizations and anonymously undertaking relief and charitable projects. We encourage our employees to contribute their time and volunteer for charitable causes.

Other organizations that we support include:

  • The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • The American Red Cross
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Benedictine College Preparatory
  • Virginia Team Predator Wrestling
  • ODU / Virginia Beach Regional Training Center (Men’s Wresting)

News

20215 Old Dominion University Gornto Hall Elevator Modernization

4/1/2021   Athens Building Corp. is awarded the construction contract for the elevator modernization at Gornto Hall for ODU. Gornto Hall is located at 1236 W 43rd Street between the library and the new Education building on the main Norfolk campus of Old Dominion University. The ODU welcome center is on the first floor in room…

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10736 Renovation of the Ferguson Building, Richmond VA

Athens Building Corp. is awarded the Contract for the Ferguson Building Renovations. The project consists of complete renovations of the existing building to include structural concrete, masonry, roofing, Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Life Safety systems and finishes. The intended use for the building upon the renovations will be a dog kennel and training area for the…

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