Alston Construction has recently celebrated 30 years in business. Alston was established in Nevada in 2000. Matt Clafton, Vice President/General Manager of the region attended the University of Nevada-Reno on a football scholarship and has called Nevada home ever since. Matt has raised his family in Nevada and continues to be an active member and past president of the University of Nevada Alumni Council and ongoing supporter for the Nevada Wolf Pack. In addition to the university, Matt has also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) for more than a decade and continues to help lead the organization by serving on the Executive Board and as the head of the fundraising committee.
Matt started as a civil engineer, before joining three generations of his family working in the construction industry. His family taught him to always view projects from the macro perspective of developing lasting relationships, ensuring his accessibility to and engagement with every client in such a service-driven industry.
Along with the Alston leadership team, Matt oversees coordination of all preconstruction and budgeting activities as well as the procurement and construction of projects. He leads and manages the construction team to ensure the proper resources are assigned and in place to execute projects in the most efficient manner.
Alston creates exciting opportunities for our employees, clients and communities by growing intelligently, and providing collaborative and creative environments. Alston is well known for their ability in constructing warehouse/distribution projects that are responsible for a large portion of new employment in Nevada, both in Reno and Las Vegas. The company has built projects including Zulily, Petco, Trex, Petsmart, Urban Outfitters, Bally Technologies, Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop, Sears and many more.
Alston has just completed a 122,000 SF manufacturing facility for Deceuninck North America, the company is planting roots in Fernley, Nevada the facility, with a rail spur, can accommodate up to 24 extrusion lines and sits on a 28-acre site, the project will accommodate extrusion, manufacturing support, offices and a warehouse.
The northern Nevada office will be wrapping up the North Valleys Commerce Center, which will be the home to Mary’s Gone Crackers as well as others project in mid March. The team is also completing construction on the South Valley Commerce Center, which will house a new manufacturing and core operations facility for Zazzle, an international online retailer.
Alston is also behind projects in many different sectors, whether that be a Class A office space, athletic facility, educational building, healthcare facility or warehouse. The company can build, refurbish and extend buildings from their network of offices throughout the United States, which means they have partnerships with designers, subcontractors, consultants and local communities, allowing Alston to tap into a network of construction professionals and secure competitive pricing for their clients.
In southern Nevada, the company is in progress of a 6-phase renovation of the International Game Technology (IGT) campus remodel and just completed work on a build to suit facility for entertainment and hosting shows headed for the Las Vegas strip.
Alston Construction with 13 offices nationwide, has made its name in the marketplace, and has developed a reputation built on integrity and customer service.
Alston Construction’s strength lies in their organizational and performance abilities, delivering projects on time and within budget. They can work as a general contractor or can deliver projects under various models including Design-Build, Design-Assist or Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR). Alston provides a superior process to meet any criteria and needs you may have for your project, and truly believes you will be very satisfied with any work Alston Construction performs for you.
Alston Construction takes great pride in their construction projects and has served many fortune 500 clients across the nation for more than 30 years.