About Us

Our Services

Our services include general contracting, construction management, and design build services.  Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc. (CWC) is a privately owned firm established in 1961 and is regarded as one of the preeminent general contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region.  CWC is consistently ranked among the largest regional Contractors by the Washington Business Journal and is also ranked among the Top 400 Contractors and the Top 100 Design Builders in the nation by Engineering News Record.


CWC provides the following integrated services:

  • Preconstruction & Planning
  • Design Build
  • Scheduling
  • Sustainability / LEED
  • Quality Control
  • Commissioning
  • Virtual Design & Construction (BIM)
  • Small Business Development & Partnerships
  • Master Planning

Our Markets

"Excellence lies not in doing one thing well, but in doing everything superbly." - Neil T. Coakley

Meet Some of Our Team...

"Everyone we came in contact with from your side was endlessly responsive, always flexible, totally honest & forthright..."
-Perry Swope, The Potomac School

Some of the Reasons to Join Us

1.  We attract, develop, and retain outstanding employees and treat them like family.

We are small enough that individuals still have a voice.  We help our employees strengthen their voice within the company through access and training.

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2.  Location. Location. Location

Live and work on and around some of the most desirable real estate in the world.

3.  The Work

We build innovative, inspiring, and impactful projects that not only changes the landscape of the mid-Atlantic but redefines it.

4.  Our team members are important

CWC believes that success starts with solid working relationships.
CWC fosters those relationships through outings, happy hours & more.

"I am truly proud to be a part of a company like Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc. who takes the initiative to support the communities we work within." - Barbara Price, Project Manager

Corporate Responsibility / Community Service Initiatives

Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc. (CWC) believes that every successful business has a responsibility to make a positive contribution in its community. The company actively supports a number of local not-for-profit entities. In addition to providing financial support, the company's principals and employees dedicate a large portion of their time to actively participate in a number of worthy organizations and institutional boards. Through these efforts, CWC aims to help in creating a stronger, more prosperous, and healthier community.

We are a proud supporter of Hearts & Homes for Youth, a worthy organization that offers long-term, community-based residential support for at-risk kids in need of therapeutic and rehabilitative services.  We recently helped update one of their home’s kitchens and helped landscape their Kemp Mill Boy’s Group Home in Silver Spring, MD. We are also an annual sponsor and participant of the Bike to the Beach.  A fundraising event that helps raise awareness and funding for Autism research. CWC has also recently participated in JDRF's Real Estate Games, benefiting research and funding for Type 1 Diabetes; Washington Architectural Foundation’s Canstruction, benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank; Food & Friends volunteer effort organized by Washington Building Congressand DCBIA’s Community Improvement Day.  We have a strong partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington and Poor Robert's Mission, a nonprofit charitable organization run entirely by volunteers, that distributes turkeys each Thanksgiving to needy families in our community.  CWC has also helped contribute and/or sponsor many charitable events including The Greater Washington Heart Walk, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Nina Hyde Center for Breast Cancer Research, Big Brothers Big Sisters National Capital Areaand many others.  There are so many people and organizations helping to make a difference.  Please consider joining us in our efforts. 


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