GHBA Member Profiles
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Spearhead Insurance Group
Spearhead Insurance specializes in working with investors purchasing single family and multifamily properties for rent, flip, major rehab, windstorm excluded properties, and properties in flood zones. Spearhead has exceptional product understanding which allows them to consult, educate, and smoothly assist their clientele with their many purchases.
Due to the volume of business written in this investor niche, the Spearhead agency has developed strong relationships with multiple carriers, resulting in best pricing and coverage.
Spearhead’s commitment to their clients and continual improvement of their processes has made them a leader in insurance consulting. The company is extremely proud of its testimonials and encourage you to take a look to view their extremely positive current customer experiences.
To learn more, visit: spearheadinsurancegroup.com/
Contact: Jaryn Levitas, Co-Founder & COO
Red Dog Dumpsters
Red Dog Dumpsters is Houston’s premier mini roll-off dumpster company. Our customers include homeowners, contractors, Realtors, and property managers looking to get rid of unwanted materials from a home construction, remodel, or clean-up project.
Red Dog’s containers are designed to fit in tight spots and take up less space on the job site. In fact, these containers will fit in a single parking spot, allowing room on either side for other vehicles or equipment.
Our containers are clean; we take great pride in our professional appearance and you should demand nothing less on your work site. We deliver our containers using non-commercial trucks, so driveways don’t take a beating.
Let us show you how Red Dog’s industry-leading customer service can work for you!
To learn more, visit: reddogdumpsters.com
Contact: Tim Whyte
Texas Building & Remodeling LLC
Texas Building & Remodeling LLC (TBR Construction) was established in 2016 with the goal of providing high quality design-build and remodeling services for both residential and commercial buildings in the Houston metropolitan area.
Our goal is to focus on client needs, with budget and schedule in mind, and keeping the quality of our work as our number one priority.
TBR Construction is a trusted professional partner that strives to maintain a high standard and professionalism to convey quality and innovation in our design-build projects and maintain our relationship with our clients.
To learn more, visit: www.TBRcon.com
Contact: Moe Toofan
Brizo Construction began operations in August of 2017 to provide additional contractor capacity for disaster recovery housing programs in the Houston and Southeast Texas regions after Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic impacts. Brizo’s philosophy for post-disaster recovery is to anticipate our disaster impacted homeowner’s needs, have a thorough understanding of the federal program fund administering the recovery programs, and ensure experienced and quality personnel are engaged and on the ground meeting homeowner and program expectations. Brizo believes in having quality professionals from the disaster recovery field and skilled contractors with a proven track record.
To learn more, visit: www.brizoconstruction.com/
Contact: Shanise Scott
Stillwater Builders has been building beautiful homes for more than 20 years, making dream homes a reality. Stillwater has a commitment to honesty, integrity, and hard work, and is conscientious about its reputation in the industry. Our experienced team is focused on communication and customer service, ensuring a pleasurable experience with the least amount of stress.
Stillwater has the management expertise and experience to carefully plan your home to minimize unexpected surprises, guide homeowners through decisions, organize and supervise reliable skilled labor, and coordinate the entire build team including architects and designers. We strive for excellence in every home we build.
To learn more, visit: www.stillwaterbuilders.com
Contact: Aaron Walton
Niche Network Solutions
Niche Network Solutions is a one-stop-shop for all your home or business automation needs. Connecting the IOT, using the Control4 premier products we offer an affordable way to obtain a fully “smart home” interfacing to Alexa and Google Home.
Niche Network Solutions offers: whole home audio and video distribution, surveillance and security, lighting controls, shade control, and home and small business networking. Our staff is fully certified for the Control4 system and licensed for security and surveillance, professional and courteous. From pre-wiring to final installation, Niche Network Solutions is your business partner for life.
To learn more, visit: www.nichenetworksolution.com
Contact: Jason Siebold
L & P Marketing
L & P Marketing is a full-service marketing agency.
We are distillers of truth and believe strategic thinking should not only focus on communication, but on the positive connection between our clients and their customers. We create programs that are memorable and centered within the field of your target market. We obtain successful results for our clients by helping them set and achieve realistic goals and strategies. We take marketing into the physical environment to create welcoming environments. We help design soft programming to power amenities and to create memorable experiences that add value to the bottom line.
To learn more, visit: www.landpmarketing.com/
Contact: Renee Lewis
J. Xala’s Painting Services LLC
Pro Painters for custom homes.
J. Xala’s painting is a family owned business certified in Texas for Texan families. Our skills include residential paint work, Faux finishes, and Decorative Plaster.
To learn more, visit: www.jxalaspainting.net
Contact: Jose Xala
Working with over 25 current GHBA members, Multivista provides home builders X-ray vision into walls, floors, ceilings, as well as the building envelop. By routinely taking overlapping photos, and thereby linking those photos directly to the precise location on the architectural plan, we provide the ability to solve any issues with rework, warranties, pay apps, delays, punch-lists, leaks, future renovations, and/or repairs. Both real time and after the completion of construction, builders have a photographic record to show where, how and when something was or was not installed correctly.
To learn more, visit: www.multivista.com/
Contact: Juan Martinolich
Division 9 Inc.
Division 9 Inc. is a design-build company founded in 2012 by Fatima Acevedo and Jorge Salazar.
With 25 years of combined experience, Division 9 Inc. serves the commercial, residential and multi-family industry of Texas by providing design-build services at the highest standard.
Due to one man’s dream, there is now a firm on the move. Division 9 is expanding its territory not only to reach different markets, but also to provide better solutions to our clients. Soon, Division 9 will relocate to a new office design center five minutes south of downtown Houston, allowing the company to remain active in the EADO revitalization and perfectly located to serve Houston surrounding areas.
To learn more, visit: www.division-9inc.com
Contact: Jorge Salazar
Frances Lottie Steel Doors and Windows
Specializing in both residential and commercial projects, Frances Lottie constructs and installs high-quality steel doors, windows and architectural elements.
Matt Stassi and Stanton Scott and their team at Frances Lottie Steel Doors and Windows operate with a focus on quality materials and excellence in craftsmanship. Whether modern or traditional, they fabricate unique, timeless products in a variety of architectural styles with a focus on custom builds according to individual client specifications. All doors and windows are field measured prior to order to ensure accuracy.
Our deep knowledge base—including major renovations, interior design, architecture, building configuration and layouts, ensures that your installation will work with the house around it to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. To date, we have built more than 1 million sq. ft. of commercial and residential projects in addition to being in high demand as a consultant and strategic advisor. With a reputation for trustworthiness, Frances Lottie has cultivated relationships across the industry through his builds in Dallas, Kansas City, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Denver, New York, Baton Rouge, Austin and New Orleans. He can provide clients with access to interior designers, architects, landscape architects, as well as other artisans in each market to create complete realizations of each client’s vision.
Frances Lottie takes pride in their craft. Whether partnering with an interior design firm, homeowner, architect or business, the company places top value on partnerships and relationships. If you are in need of exceptional steel doors, windows or architectural elements, contact us for more information.
To learn more, visit: www.franceslottiesteel.com
Contact: Stanton Scott
Mason’s Mill & Lumber Co Inc.
Mason’s Mill & Lumber is Houston’s premier supplier of high grade hardwood lumber, plywood, custom millwork, decking, flooring, hardware and green building materials. We specialize in architectural mouldings, including radius moulding. We are Houston’s exclusive distributor for GreenPly brand NAUF plywood, Ironwood’s environmentally friendly hardwood decking, Dasso thermally modified, fused bamboo decking and Fortress composite decking. Mason’s Mill stocks antique and reclaimed lumber, siding and beams. Mason’s is also the Houston distributor for Accoya brand acetylated wood, naturally rot and insect resistant and specified by architects worldwide. For all your wood products and decorative moulding, visit us at www.masonsmillandlumber.com.
To learn more, visit: www.masonsmillandlumber.com
Contact: Eric Boer
The Pestop team is well versed in all forms of pest and termite treatments including prevention, exclusion and sanitation. Services include termite control and inspection, general pest control and inspection and mosquito mist systems for residential and commercial/industrial/maritime clients.
Owner Quatro Swisher is a licensed and regulated Pest Control Operator, Certified Applicator and Licensed Technician by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Structural Pest Control Service. Having worked for small, medium and the largest pest control companies, he has the knowledge and hands on experience you need to solve your termite and pest concerns.
To learn more, visit: www.houstonpestop.com/
Contact: Hubert 'Quatro' Swisher
Sandra Smith Designs
Launched in 2007, Sandra Smith Designs is a team-focused company offering a wide range of interior design services.
We take pride in accepting only a few special projects at a time so that we can offer our clients the highest of quality service. Our specialization is residential and commercial projects, and we work directly with clients and with builders, contractors and architects on many size projects in the high end sector. We help the client envision their project and assist with all aspects of design including space planning, specifying materials, custom
specifications for furniture and lighting, purchasing, and shopping through our “to the trade” resourcing.
Sandra is a graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in Interior Design with a minor in Architecture. Her love for art and architecture, drawing and painting made it an easy decision to pursue interior design, her second career. Her first was in the legal field which provided for a solid background for business and attention to detail.
To learn more, visit: www.sandrasmithdesigns.com
Contact: Sandra Smith, ASID
Athena Architecture is a commercial/multi-family architecture firm. Our hands-on approach characterizes our practice and allows us to respond to projects with a consistently high-quality level of service, design, and technical rigor. We believe architecture is part science and part art—always functional and always meaningful.
Rick Fonseca has been a certified building designer since 2000 (44-441NCBDC). Originally from the New York City area, Rick holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture. Having resided in New York city since childhood, Rick’s passion has always been for Art Deco style architecture, and the Chrysler building is one of his favorite examples of the style. Historians and architects alike consider the Chrysler building as one the finest of New York City.
Alvaro Espinal has been a licensed architect in the State of Texas since 2005 (TBAE#: 19026). Originally from the Chicago area, Alvaro relocated to Houston 1998 and received a Master of Architecture degree from Texas A&M University in 2000. Having resided in Oak Park, Illinois, surrounded by the great architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and having lived in a classic Chicago-style bungalow, Alvaro fell in love with residences that possess character and soul.
To learn more, visit: www.athena-arch.com
Contact: Rick Fonseca and Al Espinal