The History of Willis A. Smith Construction

The firm of Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. was established in 1972 by founder Willis A. Smith, with a focus on commercial and industrial facility construction.   David E. Sessions joined the company in 1988, became an owner in 1989, and became its CEO & President in 1999.  During that time the company experienced steady and controlled growth in keeping with resources and capabilities.  John LaCivita joined the company in 1996, became an owner in 2004 and is the Vice President. The past growth history represents a conservative and focused increase in annual construction volume over the past 45 years. 

Headquartered in Lakewood Ranch, the firm provides quality planning, construction and related services to a variety of clients through our staff of talented construction professionals.  Major services offered include: Construction Management, General Contracting, Design/Build Construction, Sustainability Analysis and Consulting Services for Site Evaluation and/or Selection, Budget and Constructability Analysis, Cost Consulting and Scheduling. The firm provides this full range of services under a variety of contractual approaches, principally construction management and design/build.

At Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. we believe that indeed "people do business with people" not companies. Call us for your construction needs. The firm is consistently recognized as one of the highest quality builders in Florida and a firm that always meets the client's project schedule.

Our successful delivery of construction services comes from the commitment of experienced, skilled, and dedicated construction professionals striving to provide creative and cost effective solutions for your construction needs.