Build. Learn. Cultivate.

Doubling Down on Team

We can’t do this alone. 

We strive to break down the contractual barriers that seem to get in the way of unifying around a common goal : to execute a project in the most efficient way that satisfies the client. Finding common ground and aligning goals is the surest way to walk away successful. 

The capacity to learn is a GIFT; the ability to learn is a SKILL; the willingness to learn is a CHOICE

We want to foster an environment to CHOOSE to learn. It is a journey and we will never arrive at the destination. But it is a trip worth taking.

We ARE our people. Our people must never stop learning.

John Rutherford

President of Blackstone Construction

John has spent more than decade leading complex projects in healthcare, hospitality, and other commercial markets primarily in Texas, Georgia, and Alabama. John, a native of Birmingham and a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Building Construction, joined Blackstone Construction in 2020 and currently serves as President. He is an active member of the community, serving on boards and committees at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, The Robert Reed Foundation, Christopher Kids, and Associated Builders and Contractors.

He enjoys spending time with his wife Allie, daughter Neely, and friends. His hobbies are playing golf and relaxing on the water at Lake Martin.

Jeff Brown

Vice President of Blackstone Construction

Jeff has spent 28 years in residential construction. Previously with Acton Building Corporation and Distinctive Builders, he leads residential construction for Blackstone as Senior Vice President. Jeff Attended UAB and CKM School of Real Estate and is a Licensed Alabama Homebuilder, Member of National Association of Home Builders and a Member of National Association of Realtors.

When Jeff isn’t building homes, his hobbies include motocross, water and snow skiing with his family.

In a gray industry, we strive for black and white

Construction is tough. Each project is different. 

“How much will this cost?” “How long will this take?” “How can we build this in the least invasive way to my home or business?”

The answer to these questions is, “it depends”. But that is what we are here to explain. We believe that effective, timely communication with our clients, design team, trade partners and vendors is the surest path to success. Whether it is creating visual elements for budgets and schedules or using data analytics and 3D modeling. We believe that it is our job to find ways to communicate the complex nature of construction into the simplest form for our entire project team.

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