Our Company

About Us

In 2005, Alex Hernandez founded Hernandez Consulting & Construction in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to help with New Orleans’ re-building efforts with the vision of “Building Great Projects for a Better Future”.

Since its inception, the company has consistently grown in both size and capabilities, expanding into adjacent service offerings and is now a leading full-service General Contractor, providing Design-Build, Construction, Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) with a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), General Contractor – Fixed Price, Project Management, Architecture & Engineering, Design-Assist, Environmental Remediation Services and Development for both federal and local government agencies, as well as private commercial Clients.

The company is headquartered in New Orleans, LA with a satellite office in Miami, FL and has performed work in 18 states – as far west as Camp Pendleton, CA, as far north as St. Cloud, MN, as far east as Augusta, ME, and south to San Juan, PR.

With a $150 Million aggregate bonding line, the firm has project experience ranging from under $100,000 to as large as $40 Million.

More than 350 commercial and government projects completed or in progress in the first 15 years of business.

Hernandez’s competitive advantage is our integrated approach to design and construction with our diverse and comprehensive team of former U.S. military officers and non-commissioned officers, engineers, architects, project managers, estimators, schedulers, procurement professionals, and design-build experts.

We optimize profitability for our clients through Speed to Market, efficient design, value engineering, and the highest quality construction in our industry.

Hernandez Consulting & Construction is proud to have over a 20% military veteran workforce.

Core Values

We are Team Players.

  • Work together towards a common goal of building great things.
  • Maintain a family spirit across all departments / companies
  • Help other teams whenever possible.

We are Self-Driven.

  • Be enthusiastic, energetic, and self-motivated.
  • Produce great results without prodding.
  • Push yourself to new limits.

We are Solution Focused.

  • Jump on issues quickly.
  • Think outside the box.
  • Bring problems with potential solutions.

We are Accountable.

  • Do what you say.
  • Don’t over-promise.


2014 Louisiana SBA Small Business Person of the Year Runner-Up

2017 Louisiana SBA Small Business Person of the Year

Biz New Orleans Top 12 Real Estate Influencers