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A Star-Studded Project: Working for Patrick Swayze

G.W. Mitchell has had its fair share of encounters with local stars over the years, from San Antonio’s oldest Mexican restaurant to its most beloved art museum. Beyond our proud history of high-profile historical and commercial works, G. W. Mitchell also once had a very special honor: a job requested and paid for by the […]

Changing the game at the Piggly Wiggly

A pioneer in its time, Piggly Wiggly changed the face of grocery shopping in early 20th century America. Founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1916 by Clarence Saunders, Piggly Wiggly was the first American grocery store to provide full self-service shopping. While most competitors still relied on clerk and counter services, telephone orders and home deliveries, […]

Mitchell In Motion: G.W. Mitchell Gives Back to Local Non-Profit in a Big Way

Recently, G.W. Mitchell Construction donated construction services to finish out the third floor of Crosspoint Inc. a local non-profit that provides residential facilities that aid in the rehabilitation of persons with emotional and psychological problems, The third-floor finish out increased boarding and service areas for people transitioning out of the penal system. The mission of […]

Expanding the Family Tradition: G. W. Mitchell Welcomes Pella South Texas

  SAN ANTONIO – Pella Products of South Texas is now known as Pella South Texas and under new ownership. Bill Mitchell, of G.W.Mitchell Construction, one of San Antonio’s oldest and most trusted construction companies has purchased the regional distributorship of Pella windows and doors. “G.W. Mitchell has always worked hard to exceed industry standards,” […]

Hoffmann & Hayman Coffee Co.: Rising and shining in tough times

G.W. Mitchell has always valued its relationships with the community and fellow San Antonio business partners. This community support has helped in countless ways through its history, but none quite like the Hoffman-Hayman Coffee Co. factory project in 1932, which jumpstarted G. W. Mitchell’s transition from residential housing to commercial buildings during the rough years […]

George W. Mitchell: Building a Legacy

After graduating from Texas A&M in 1915 and serving as an officer in France during World War I, George W. Mitchell knew a thing or two about fortitude. George used these strengths in 1921, leaving his job as a superintendent at Southern Steel to form his own construction company. G.W. Mitchell General Contractor started out small, […]

Vista Corporate Center

        Vista Corporate Center is a five level 150,000 SF, Class A office building with an adjoining 600 car precast parking garage. The office construction is a structural steel frame with load bearing architectural precast and window systems with three elevators, six rooftop air handlers, a fitness center, and high-end lobby finishes. The […]