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At DonahueFavret Contractors, our commitment to construction excellence is the measure of expertise that distinguishes our capabilities above all else. Our reputation and the standard we live by set us apart from every competitor in the industry. Among our many achievements, we are proud to be award winners of 19 prestigious national awards for Excellence In Construction, awarded by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

ABC National Excellence in Construction Awards

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New Orleans, Louisiana, and Gulf South

3030 East Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70448
(985) 626-4431 | (800) 626-4431
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As a Louisiana Commercial Contractor serving throughout the Gulf Coast, DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc., provides high-level general contractor construction services throughout the Greater New Orleans area, Louisiana and Gulf South creating an environment for success and achievement for our employees, subcontractors and all of our stakeholders.

Best of the Best Award

ENR Best of the Best Award Residential Hospitality | DonahueFavret General Contractor | Louisiana and Gulf South

Louisiana Landmarks Society Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation

  • Awarded in 2019 for St. Stephen Catholic Church
  • Awarded in 2015 for the Jazz & Heritage Center and the Tulane School of Social Work
  • Awarded in 2014 for Turn Services

Lend Lease Construction Partner of the Year Award, 2013

Awarded in conjunction with the Lakeview Regional Medical Pavilion project.

WFX Solomon Awards

Best Church Builder in the United States

Platinum Step Award

Given by Associated Builders and Contractors, the STEP Award focuses on safety and loss prevention.  DonahueFavret Contractors has carefully earned one of the industry’s highest ratings for safety since 2000.

Safety Training Evaluation Process Award | DonahueFavret Commercial General Contractors, Louisiana and Gulf South |

Accredited Quality Contractor

Awarded by Associated Builders and Contractors, the AQC designation recognizes DonahueFavret’s commitment to excellence in safety, employee benefits, training and community relations.

Accredited Quality Contractor award DonahueFavret Commercial General Contractors, Louisiana and Gulf South

ABC Member of the Year

  • Awarded to Jack Donahue in 1980.
  • Awarded to Bob Favret in 1980.

ABC Person of the Year

  • Awarded to Maura Donahue in 2004.
  • Awarded to Jack Donahue in 2007.

Business Person of the Year

Presented to Jack Donahue by the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce in 1991.

Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Achievement in Restoration

Rare accolades from the French Quarter’s Vieux Carre Commission.

Chamber Community Service Award

Awarded to Jack and Maura Donahue in 1998 by the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce.

Jack Donahue LSU Engineering Hall of DistinctionLSU Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering Hall of Distinction

Awarded to Jack Donahue for 2006.

Doctor of Humane Letters

Presented to Maura Donahue in 2014 by Our Lady of Holy Cross College.

Maura Donahue Junior Achievement Award 2014 | DonahueFavret General Contractors | Louisiana and Gulf South

Corporate Leadership Award

Given to Maura Donahue in 2013 by the Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business.

CityBusiness Women of the Year

Awarded to Maura Donahue in 2000 and again in 2007.

West St. Tammany BPW Woman of the Year

Awarded to Maura Donahue in 2007.

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame

Maura Donahue was inducted in 2008.

“I was impressed with everyone’s attention to detail, the quick turn around on pricing and the quality of the work. The emphasis on job safety throughout the project was notable.”

Nancy RomeStirling Properties

Quality That’s Proof Positive