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(February 12, 2018) We are excited to announce the addition of John Riojas to our STBP Team and Family. John has been working with STBP for several months through a temp agency, and we are thrilled to finally add him as an employee-partner. John has an amazing attitude and energy that he applies to every task he is assigned. John will be joining our construction team, and  has already added value to various current projects. We can’t wait to see how John’s construction skills continue to grow, and the other great things we know he will bring to our team.

(June 28, 2017) South Texas Building Partners welcomes Aaron Nerios to our team as an employee-partner. Aaron has a long history of working in and around the construction industry, from a heavy equipment operator to a carpenter helper. Aaron will come on full-time as one of our Facility Maintenance team members. His dedication to our clients is something that we really value, and we are excited to watch him grow in this position. When not working with facility maintenance clients, Aaron will continue to work on his carpentry skills on our various construction sites. Please help us welcome Aaron to the STBP team, and contact us to learn more about how Aaron and our Facility Maintenance crew can help you achieve your goals.

(March 13, 2017) Erica Escatiola has joined South Texas Building Partners as a Project Manager Assistant and we are sure glad to have her in the office to support our fast growing team. Erica has a diverse skillset from a varied background, including most recently Workers’ Compensation billing at Radiology and Imaging. Her exceptional attention to detail will be an asset to STBP and to our client-partners moving forward. Please Contact Us to see how Erica and STBP can help you achieve your building goals.

(March 7, 2017) South Texas Building Partners welcomes Noe Gonzales, Jr. to our team as Superintendent/Project Manager. Noe is a Carroll High School graduate, an experienced construction professional (commercial work with Southfork Construction, industrial work with CCC Group, Inc.),  and an entrepreneur at heart having operated several businesses including a current catering operation.  Noe’s first project will be construction of the TAMUCC Engineering Lab – our new construction design-build and first job on that campus. Please help us welcome Noe to the team.

(March 6, 2017) STBP welcomes Carlos Gonzalez who is now an “employee-partner” following several months with us through a temp agency. Carlos has been a valuable addition to our facility maintenance team and we look forward to continued learning and growth together. He is nearing completion of an HVAC applied technology certificate at Del Mar College – helpful insight we can deliver through service to our facility maintenance client-partners.  Please Contact Us to learn more about our FM services and how they can save you time and money.

(February 20, 2017) Kimberly Garcia has joined STBP as Superintendent/Project Manager. Kim is a Corpus Christi native, Coast Guard veteran, graduate of Texas A&M University – Kingsville. Recently living in Maryland, she is happy to be back home. She will be joining our team working in Bishop TX on a new light industrial project for BASF, in association with CCC Group and Worley Parsons. Kimberly’s experience in the construction business includes field leadership positions with both Kiewit Offshore Services and Kiewit Energy Company. We are excited to have Kimberly and we look forward to our continued growth together.

(February 16, 2017) STBP announces the addition of Superintendent/Project Manager John Hicks to our team of construction professionals. John’s years of experience in all facets of construction, his can-do attitude, and his focus on safety/quality/value will make for a great partnership. Originally from San Antonio and a veteran of the US Army, John now lives in Kingsville TX. We are glad to have him joining our team working in Bishop TX on a new light industrial project for BASF, in association with CCC Group and Worley Parsons. Welcome to the team John!

(January 27, 2017) South Texas Building Partners announces the promotion of employee-partners Johnny Castillo and Glenn Flores. Johnny has been with our team since June 2016 and has quickly demonstrated that he has the skills and character to perform at a higher level.  Johnny will serve in the role of Foreman going forward. Glenn joined STBP in May 2013 and rose from carpenter to foreman to Superintendent, now continuing to learn and grow every day as he handles supervision of projects in the $1M range. Please help us congratulate these employee partners on their growth.

(January 24, 2017) Since its founding in 1991 and establishment in Corpus Christi in 2005, Mission of Mercy has been leading the way as a health care hero for communities including right here in the Coastal Bend area of South Texas. STBP is honored to have been chosen to construct the new Mission of Mercy Medical Center in Corpus Christi – a 15,000sf two-story, state of the art clinic to help the non-profit organization serve more patients and offer more services. STBP’s focus on achieving client-partner goals means this will be more than just a building, it will be a game changer for Mission of Mercy and a symbol of working together to develop buildings, people, and communities.

(January 4, 2017) STBP is excited to announce that Cheryl Thornton is the latest employee-partner to join our team. Cheryl has been with us for a few months as a temp and we are glad to finally have her on board! Cheryl’s background in office administration for other construction firms here in Corpus Christi gave her the insight to “hit the ground running” in our growing office.  Please Contact Us and help us welcome Cheryl – you will like her!

(December 20, 2016) Today marks the five year anniversary of STBP becoming STBP, Inc. upon filing as a Texas Corporation.  “Five years seems like a short time now, but looking back at the 180+ client-partners and $25M+ in work we have successfully contracted we can really get a feel for how many we have helped in this short time,” said founder and president Matt Ezell.  As we wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, we are proud to also share a ‘Happy Anniversary STBP’ with all those that have helped us grow.  “If we will continue to focus on the success of our client-partners and continue making employee-partners the heart of our organization, then we will be looking back on 55 years before we know it,” he added.  South Texas Building Partners is a facility solutions company headquartered in Corpus Christi engaged in general contracting, design-build, and facility maintenance across South Texas.

(December 7, 2016) South Texas Building Partners has been chosen as Design-Builder for the new Engineering Lab at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. We are excited about this opportunity to help the campus, as well as the students, faculty, and staff of TAMUCC grow. With a demanding schedule and the highest standards of safety/quality/value, this is a real chance to shine for our team of construction professionals. Please Contact Us to find out more about how we can help your organization grow.

(October 23, 2016) STBP is proud to announce the addition of Brandon Fleming to our team. Brandon is a Corpus Christi native and has honed his professional skills in several industries including accounting, roofing, and building $1B offshore drilling platforms.  We are glad to have him on board as our newest Superintendent/Project Manager, starting off with a big project in Port Aransas.  Please help us welcome Brandon to the team.

(October 10, 2016) STBP announces the addition of Manuel Valles to our growing team of professionals. Manuel is taking the reigns as our new Facility Maintenance foreman, and we are excited to be able to reach more client-partners with this business.  By focusing on client-partners goals and sharing our personability, character, and building experience we know we can help achieve more facility solutions in Corpus Christi and across South Texas.  Please Contact Us to see how Manuel and STBP can help you reach your building goals including facility maintenance.

(September 20, 2016) STBP is excited to add Chet Freeman to our growing team of professionals. Chet is a Corpus Christi native, graduating from King High School and then Texas Tech University.  He is returning to his roots in the construction business after many years in the oil business, and will start out in the much-needed role of Superintendent/Project Manager for the Doddridge Animal Clinic Addition & Remodel.  STBP (South Texas Building Partners) is a facility solutions company working throughout South Texas, focusing primarily on commercial facilities.

(August 9, 2016) STBP welcomes the newest addition to our team of professionals.  Lindsey Dutton Lomax grew up in San Antonio, graduated from Alamo Heights High School and then Texas Christian University in Fort Worth with a BBA and focus on entrepreneurship and leadership.  Lindsey’s varied workforce experience includes regional manager roles in retail, operations, projects, consulting, and sales.  Lindsey’s focus as employee-partner with STBP will be project management and directing/growing our facility maintenance business, and we know she will do great things.  Please Contact Us and tell us how we can help you achieve your facility goals.

(June 28, 2016) Del Mar College has again entrusted STBP with a small bonded project, the Del Mar College Public Safety Fire Damage Repairs on the college’s west campus. Del Mar College and WKMC Architects will again work with Superintendent/Project Manager Keith Webster.  At South Texas Building Partners we perform about 60-65% of our work for repeat clients, and we believe this is an indication of our ability to grow while never losing focus on what is important – the goals of our client-partners.

(February 5, 2016) STBP is partnering with La Palmera Mall to complete the demo and whitebox landlord work for the new H&M department store in Corpus Christi. “At just over $1M and 26,000sf with a short schedule, this will be a challenging project and right up our alley,” said Founder and President Matt Ezell. “We have strong supervision and project management that enjoys rising to a challenge and showing a new client-partner what we can do.” The construction contract with the mall’s parent company Trademark Properties represents the 140th contract in just 3.5 years for STBP.

(December 30, 2015) What a year for team STBP – many challenges but also many successes to celebrate! We contracted 50 new projects this year, a record high, including 31 for repeat client-partners. We were introduced to many new client-partners ranging from Cheniere Energy to small local firms just needing a hand with small facility maintenance – we are proud to be able to help others achieve their commercial and light industrial building goals regardless of size. If we continue to follow our dreams we know we can help you achieve yours, please Contact Us and we will show you how!

(November 19, 2015) Our Del Mar College West Campus Pilot Plant project was featured on two local news stations today. We are glad to be a part of such an important project for the owner and for the entire Coastal Bend! Please check out one of the short features here: Del Mar College installs new pilot plant for training students

(September 16, 2015) STBP today secured its first contract with Del Mar College, the 80 year old community college serving more than 10,000 students in Corpus Christi and a surrounding four county area. The West Campus Pilot Plant project will give Process and Information Technology students hands-on experience with an operational distillation tower, control panel, and associated facilities just like they will encounter working in our booming petrochemical and refining industry. This project is an important one not only for Del Mar College, but also for the entire Coastal Bend. We are just glad to be a part of something great. Please Contact Us, we would love to help you build something great.

(July 21, 2015) STBP is excited to announce that our employee-partner Ilene Trevino-Hebert has completed her Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Western Governors University. Ilene has been working diligently on this for years and we are proud that we could help through financial assistance and flexible schedules over the past couple years since she joined our team. Ilene manages our office and our accounting department and this is a real plus for both she and STBP! We are a small company with big dreams and we know it is our people that will take us there. If you are interested in becoming part of something great please Contact Us or check out this link Join Our Team.

(April 8, 2015) South Texas Building Partners announces the award of its 100th contract since starting operations just 2 years 9 months ago. Thanks to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center of Corpus Christi for the interior finish-out work and for trusting us to help achieve your dream. Founder Matt Ezell said “100 contracts in under three years has kept us busy, but let’s not celebrate too long – let’s renew our focus on the success of our client partners – that is how we will measure our success.” Word of our partnering approach to construction is quickly spreading around South Texas with 100 happy clients. Please Contact Us to see how we can help you achieve your dreams.

(January 12, 2015) South Texas Building Partners was recently featured in South Texas Construction News as the design-builder for the Lundquist Paint & Body in Corpus Christi. This 40,000 sf renovation was completed quickly and safely with high quality, and we are proud that the project is receiving some attention. Please see a copy of the front page article here: What’s old is new

(December 16, 2014) STBP welcomes our tenth employee-partner, Robert Morris, to our growing team of professionals. Robert is a Corpus Christi native, graduating from Carroll High School and then from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.  Robert’s professional background includes everything from marketing to administration to estimating and project management.  His extensive and diverse experience in commercial construction will help us in our focus on achieving our client’s building goals through the partnering approach. Please help us welcome Robert to the team.

(October 31, 2014) South Texas Building Partners is proud to be the general contractor for the new Children’s Clinic in Portland, Texas.  The project was recently featured in and article on, please check it out and let us know what you think: Children’s Clinic to Move to Upgraded Facility

(July 6, 2014) South Texas Building Partners celebrated two years in business on July 5, looking back at two great years and looking forward to many more.  With 61 projects contracted to date, we are proud that we have completed all this work with no safety or compliance incidents, 100% client satisfaction, and a great group of employee-partners.  We will make our third year the best yet by continuing to focus on our client-partners’ goals and successes, pursuing our mission, and being very intentional about its three tenets: service, passion, and leadership.

(April 24, 2014) South Texas Building Partners is proud to announce it has been awarded the newest addition to the London ISD campus, phase three of its secondary school.  STBP will handle project management duties for the awarded general contractor Sterling Structures, of Houston.  Our longstanding relationship with London ISD and the expertise, size, and reputation of Sterling Structures should make for a great team on the $7.8+ million improvements.  London ISD is a small and fast growing school district of about 800 K-12 students just outside Corpus Christi city limits.

(January 14, 2014) STBP welcomes Ilene Trevino-Hebert of Corpus Christi to our team.  Ilene spent four months full time with us as a temp and we are glad to have her on board now as a full time “employee-partner.”  Ilene’s background is in bookkeeping and office management.  She will continue to learn and grow with our team in those roles and others.  Give us a ring or stop by and say hello – you will be glad you did.

(December 19, 2013) As we draw near to the end of 2013 we reflect on a great year for STBP.  We secured 29 contracts this year, bringing our total to 40 contracts since starting operations nearly 18 months ago .  We are proud that 14 of those contracts were for repeat customers.  We currently have seven employee-partners and have worked hard to make them “the heart of our organization.”  We joined more organizations to increase our involvement in the local community and have given back about 1% of our sales to charity including matching our employee-partners giving.  We have thankfully had zero safety/compliance incidents to date.  Thank you to all that make this dream a reality every day.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your South Texas Building Partner.

(December 10, 2013) STBP is proud to have been a part of the team completing the new Corpus Christi Office for CCC Group, Inc.  The project team was featured in the December edition of South Texas Construction News.  Please have a look at the link here and let us know what you think: The product of partnership front page

(December 4, 2013) STBP welcomes George Fernandez of Corpus Christi to the team.  George comes to us from a diverse and experienced background in the construction business including framing/drywall and general contracting.  Having worked for a varied list of residential and commercial clients, he will draw on his extensive experience to provide our clients with professional supervision and management.  Please Contact Us to see how George and STBP can help you reach your building goals.

(August 20, 2013) STBP is proud to announce that we are now a general contractor member of the South Texas Chapter of AGC (Associated General Contractors of America).  AGC serves our nation’s construction professionals by promoting the skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build America.  Please Contact Us to see how our Mission and Vision correlate with the tenets of AGC and what that means for your building projects.

(August 6, 2013) South Texas Building Partners welcomes Keith D. Webster of Corpus Christi to the team.  Keith has practiced his construction skills by running his own contracting business and by working for a large general contractor in Corpus Christi for more than six years.  Keith’s special skill set includes jobsite supervision and project management for small and large commercial projects as well as extensive experience in high end residential and ranch lodge construction.  Please help us welcome Keith as Employee-Partner with STBP.

(July 8, 2013) South Texas Building Partners celebrated its one year anniversary July 5 and reflected on its first full year.  Founder Matt Ezell said “happy birthday America and happy anniversary STBP – hard to believe it has been a whole year.  Thanks to all who make this dream a reality!  27 projects contracted and 27 happy clients is a great way to start – we have been fortunate to be busy and will continue to strive to develop buildings, people, and communities through service, passion, and leadership.”

(November 6, 2012) South Texas Building Partners is proud to announce the award of its tenth contract.  The award last week of a building renovation for an auto industry client came just before STBP celebrated its four month anniversary.  The ten contracts run the gamut from ground-up new construction and tenant improvements to remodel work and facility maintenance.  Please Contact Us to see how we can help you achieve your building goals.

(August 9, 2012) South Texas Building Partners announced today that it completed the work of its first contract, a facility maintenance project for Southern Careers Institute. STBP is engaged in new construction, additions, renovations, remodels, and facility maintenance in the commercial and light industrial sectors throughout South Texas. Please let us know if we can help your organization achieve its goals.

(July 9, 2012)  STBP, Inc. (South Texas Building Partners) announced today that it is “open for business” and is actively pursuing its mission to develop buildings, people, and communities through service, passion, and leadership. Headquartered in Corpus Christi and working exclusively in South Texas, from Eagle Pass to San Antonio to Port O’Connor and south, STBP is dedicated to helping others achieve their goals. Please Contact Us if we can help you with your building needs.