We Believe that Building a New Space Should be Thrilling

For decades Metrolina Builders, our 3rd generation, family-run business, has been proud to work with dreamers, visionaries, and leaders like you who are willing to take the bold steps of building something tangible. From law offices to churches, community clinics to dental offices, automotive retail spaces to multi-family housing developments: we love nothing more than to help you realize the space you’ve been dreaming of.

Building is an Industry Built on Relationships and Trust

Once your big plans are dreamt up, you have to entrust them to a builder with the faith that what was agreed upon will come to be. (And that your budget and timeline will be respected.) Regardless of your industry knowledge, you’re asked to trust that the hidden components of your building will be constructed with the same quality and integrity as the visible.

When that happens, it is a beautiful thing.

But when it doesn’t, your dream can quickly become a nightmare. Building requires expertise and integrity. When those components are missing, your project can get out of hand - and out of budget - quickly.

That’s why, at Metrolina, we consider our integrity and values to be essential assets that we bring to the table:

  • We believe that a handshake and a promise mean something.
  • We believe business should be about relationships, not transactions.
  • We believe we must work in such a way as to both earn and retain your trust.
  • We believe long term relationships are at the heart of a stable business.
  • We believe in being relentless and tenacious to achieve what our clients need.
  • We believe that family values should not be left at home when we go to work.
  • We believe revenue should never come before doing the right thing.
  • We believe our relationships, connectedness, ethics, and desire make us thrive.
  • We believe that all these things matter when we take on a new contract.
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We Understand Where You’re Coming From

In fact, we’re the same in many ways. At Metrolina Builders, we are also dreamers and visionaries. In 1972 our current board chair, John Williams, founded Metrolina Builders with his father, A.L. Williams (deceased). Now, we are a third-generation company that continues to realize that dream that took root so many years ago.

We know what it means to hold something that’s as valuable and fragile as a dream, and to cling to its potential even when the odds seem stacked against you. We deeply understand that properly placed resources can be the difference maker, especially when you’ve gone all in to realize the next step of your vision.

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Meet Metrolina President,

Matt Williams

Matt Williams is the third generation of Metrolina Builders, and has been involved with the company since the early 1990’s, where he began working summer positions in field construction. Matt is a Charlotte native, graduating from Charlotte Country Day School, followed by North Carolina State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the College of Management, with concentrations in Marketing and Economics.

Matt has founded and/or serves on several leadership and non-profit organizations, including Charlotte Succession, a non-profit group focused on leadership and community service. He also serves on the Steering Committee for the Young Leaders Group for the Charlotte Chapter of the Urban Land Institute. He has also recently been appointed to the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Central Carolinas, a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

At Metrolina, Matt oversees the Pre-Construction activities and is responsible for business development, marketing, site selection/evaluation, design coordination, permitting, rezoning and manages the estimating department. In addition, Matt is a licensed Real Estate Broker in North Carolina and also serves as a Qualifier for Metrolina's General Contractors License.

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Chairman of the Board,

John Williams

John Williams completed his education at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, where he was able to be involved with the initial start-up of Metrolina Builders while simultaneously obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.

He served as President of the Carolinas’ Chapter of Systems Builders Association for two years, followed by President of the National Board of Directors for the organization. John has been President of Metrolina Builders since 1984 and is extensively involved in the company’s Design-Build projects. He is also the Resident Engineer for Metrolina’s Professional Engineering licenses in North and South Carolina.

The Metrolina Legacy

We believe that what we do and how we do it will outlast us, and we are honored to have spent over 50 years turning big dreams into reality. We also credit our ongoing success and growing legacy to a tradition of excellence that was inspired in us from the past, and which continues to drive us towards the future.See for yourself, and view our portfolio or read our client stories today.

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