Founded in 2009, GMA Construction Group, LLC. (GMA) is licensed, bonded, and insured in the State of Illinois, and is a Minority and Veteran-Owned Small Business. GMA is fully integrated to provide General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build and Cost Engineering services.

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Our approach is proactive and hands-on. We understand the challenges that every construction project encounters and our goal is to eliminate the common obstacles with a project process that encourages collaboration among the Owner, Architect and Builder.



GMA thrives to be the sole contributor of General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services for our Client. Our goal is to ensure that the product we deliver is designed effectively and built efficiently by meeting the budget, schedule, quality, and safety demands of each project we embark on.

 Robert Sanchez
 Daniel Price
 Jose Smith
 John Manalad
 Sara Hernandez
 Jean Rhee
 William Horvat
 Elizabeth Amirpour





The GMA Technical Assistance Program launched its emerging businesses Boot Camp "DIgging Deep" on February 20. This highly specialized cohort takes an intricate look at several construction processes delivered by team lead, Cornelius Griggs.

Cornelius shares important strategies and tactics learned from his more than 15 years in the business operating as a GC and sub. Each cohort runs four-weeks and is only open to clients of the GMA Technical Assistance Program. The boot camp engages small groups so that each participant can personally benefit from his hands on guidance and insights.

The next cohort is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Clients interested in participating will be able to sign up in late March. Be on the look-out for details.

Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with Wintrust! Leon Rogers interviews Cornelius Griggs, President of GMA Construction Group who is building up Chicago every day!



We are excited to be featured in the 2017 Fall/Winter edition of The Blue Book Network's "Who's Who in Construction". Our team is doing a fantastic job of transforming the communities in which we live work and play!

Congratulations to John Adams on his promotion to Vice President! 


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