Seasoned Local Industry Executive Joins GenCap Construction Corp. as ‘Fastest Growing Private Company’ Expands its Pacific Northwest Presence
Kirkland, Wash. – March 1, 2017 – Kirkland-based commercial general contracting and construction management firm GenCap Construction Corp. (GenCap), one of the fastest growing private companies in Washington state, today announced its named industry veteran Rob Warnaca as President.
In his new role, Warnaca will provide executive leadership for the overall business while growing the firm and diversifying into new markets. GenCap currently has several projects underway in cities across the Puget Sound region.
“Rob’s unique blend of leadership experience, ability to grow a vibrant construction business and long-term track record of success is unmatched. He also is an outstanding cultural fit with his local market knowledge, Seattle roots and customer-driven approach”, said Kelly Price, Chief Executive Officer of GenCap and President of MainStreet Property Group LLC. “As an experienced construction veteran with a great deal of success and industry recognition under his belt, we’re incredibly excited Rob chose to join our amazing team. We’re confident that his skills and deep community roots will greatly benefit GenCap for years to come.”
“GenCap founders Eric Campbell and Kelly Price are two of the most innovative and inspirational leaders I’ve met in my career, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to begin working with them,” said Warnaca. “The collaborative culture and team of talented individuals they’ve created at GenCap was a great draw—and I can’t wait to apply my experience to grow this incredible local company.”
As a 25-year industry veteran, Warnaca most recently served as director at M.A. Mortenson Company in Seattle, where he was responsible for the success of $450M in annual projects from the pursuit stage through their long-term facility operations. He also served in multiple leadership capacities including chief estimator and construction executive on numerous large projects.
During his career, Warnaca has received numerous industry awards, including the following projects: Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) for University of Washington (UW) West Campus Utility Plant and Y Student Center. His team also received a Construction Owners Association of America award for the UW Odegard Library and from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the Cheney Baseball Stadium.
As an active community member, Warnaca supports and volunteers for United Way Day of Caring and Treehouse for Kids. He is also a member of numerous non-profit boards, including DBIA Northwest (Vice President and Board Member), UW Construction Institute Advisory Council (Vice-Chair) and Washington State Legislative Capitol Projects Advisory Review Board (Project Review Committee Member).
A Seattle native, Warnaca holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from the UW, and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington. He is also a DBIA Certified Professional who has professionally spoken on GC/CM, lean practices and integrated project delivery for the AIA, DBIA, UW, Washington State University and the Society of American Military Engineers.
About GenCap Construction Corp.
Based in Kirkland, Wash., GenCap Construction Corp. (GenCap) is a commercial general contracting and construction management firm specializing in constructing large-scale mixed-use, multi-family and retail developments and tenant improvements throughout the Puget Sound. Recognized as a regional leader, GenCap takes a proactive approach to every project—with emphasis on consistent, measured growth and a desire to make a positive impact on the built environment—and was named the 6th Fastest Growing Private Company in Washington State by the Puget Sound Business Journal in 2017. Recent projects include The Junction and Social Grounds in Bothell, Wash., The LINQ Lofts + Flats, The Spencer 68 and Kenmore Parklet in Kenmore, Wash. http://www.gencapconstruction.com
About MainStreet Property Group
MainStreet Property Group and its family of companies develops, constructs and operates remarkable residential communities and commercial spaces with the goal of delighting our customers. To do this, MainStreet encourages innovation and creativity to foster unique perspective that emphasize thoughtful, environmentally-friendly approaches. As a leading Puget Sound developer with a focus on the Eastside, MainStreet has been a meaningful leader in the revitalization efforts of downtown Bothell, Kenmore, Redmond and Sammamish, and has completed multifamily projects across the Eastside region. In addition to MainStreet Property Group, the MainStreet family of companies includes GenCap Construction Corp., a commercial general contractor (www.gencapconstruction.com) and Insite Property Solutions LLC, a property management company (www.insiteps.com). You can learn more about MainStreet Property Group LLC at: www.mspgroupllc.com.