In 1982, Alex Whatley, an Auburn University Building Science graduate, founded Whatley
Construction in Opelika, Alabama. He has built his business based on the principles
of hard work, quality services and integrity. Edward Whatley joined Whatley Construction’s
management team in 2009, contributing his experience from working with a Birmingham
based contractor and his degree in civil engineering. He is a registered LEED AP,
which accredits him as an environmentally friendly building professional—a desired
commodity in an increasingly “green” world. Whatley Construction combines diverse
experience and pride in its work to provide clients professional service and quality
Whatley Construction’s chief goal is to provide unmatched satisfaction for our clients.
A primary goal is to create a valuable working team relationship between the architect,
contractor and client throughout the project. Whatley strives to make the commercial
contracting and building process accessible to every customer.
Whatley Construction welcomes a wide variety of building projects, including banks,
schools, churches, office buildings and warehouses. Whatley Construction has experience
working with wood framing, concrete masonry units (block construction), conventional
structural steel, structural metal studs, as well as, pre-engineered metal buildings.
With its diverse portfolio of projects, Whatley Construction has proven that it
can meet any of our clients’ needs.
Whatley Construction is proud to add to the traditions of the Auburn-Opelika community,
within the cities and alongside Auburn University, completing many municipal projects
for the City of Auburn and the City of Opelika and several projects for Auburn University.
Over 30 years after its establishment, Whatley Construction is deeply entrenched
in the Auburn-Opelika community with a tradition of excellence and a passion for
innovation—a truly solid foundation.